About us

We’re a team of enthusiastic, creative individuals committed to delivering high quality, engaging education programmes and events. During school term time we offer students of all ages a unique educational experience to reflect on one of the most culturally diverse cities in New Zealand – Porirua. Our teacher-trained education staff have created positive, relevant and fun education programmes for your class, based on your curriculum requirements.

We offer:

  • Primary, secondary and tertiary programmes
  • Specialist education staff
  • Contemporary art and social history exhibitions
  • Local heritage programmes
  • Gallery tours

Linda and Julie from Pataka's Education team

Booking a school visit

Start the booking process by letting us know when you'd like to come and the topics you're interested in. We'll need to confirm your preferred dates, times and programmes are available. Please click here to enquire about making a booking and we'll get back to you to discuss your requirements and confirm.


Contact us

If you have any questions to do with our programmes or you just want to know what our favourite colours are:

Phone (04) 237 3551
Email: patakaeducation@poriruacity.govt.nz
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PatakaEducation/

School visit programmes

Teacher resources