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    Miranda McCarthy - Qualified Registered Teacher - Twos
I joined Tui in 2006 and have a Bachelor of Education (Primary) with a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) and hold full teacher registration. I have a passion for teaching and in empowering children to feel a sense of mana within their own special strengths and interests. I enjoy spending time with my whanau on the weekends where we enjoy travelling to the East Coast and spending lots of time at our favourite beaches.

   Lisa Drummond - Qualified Registered Teacher - Under Twos
I started at Tui in May 2011 after gaining a Diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2008, and hold full teacher registration. I am a big believer in responsive and reciprocal relationships, which recognise the uniqueness of each individual child. For realtionships provide the foundation from which meaningful learning occurs. I am married and have three adult children. 

    Karen Meendering - Qualified Registered Teacher - Under Twos
I bagen at Tui in 2010 and have a Bachelor of Teaching Early Years (0-8) with full teacher registration. I am very passionate about infants and toddler development. I am married with three children and love group fitness classes and getting outside.

      Champa Wewala - Teacher Aide - Twos
I began at Tui in 2001 and have never left! I come from Sri Lanka and now live in Palmerston North with my husband and am a mother to two lovely sons.

  Nicky Put - Qualified Registered Teacher - Under Twos
Hi am Nicky and I have been in ECE at Tui since 2007 and enjoy working alongside the infants and Tots.  I have two school aged children that keep me busy and I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with friends.

  Hannah Hosking - Qualified Registered Teacher - Twos
Konnichiwa. I’ve been in working in ECE since 2013 and as of 2018 am a fully qualified teacher.  I love reading, writing and photography.  I have a passion for languages, which I bring to my work with the tamariki.  I look forward to getting to know you and your whānau. Do svidaniya.