Sunrise Photo Credit: Steve Harper
The national RTLB service works together with teachers and
schools to support the achievement of students in Years 1-10
who have learning and/or behaviour difficulties.
Cluster 8 RTLBs work in schools in the central-central/east area of Auckland city.
Our name Ngā Manu Āwhina means The Helpful Birds. It was given to us by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei elders.
Together growing the potential
and capability in every learner
Whakawhanaungatanga: Team work; Empathy; Communication
Ako: Diversity; Competence
Tikanga: Professional attitudes and practices
Ngā Manu Āwhina RTLB will collaboratively support school communities to facilitate and provide opportunities for all learners to develop their holistic potential and capabilities through providing a quality service.
“The thing I loved the most – and still love the most about teaching – is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.”
– Mike Krzyzewski
A great big thank you to the speakers, participants and attendees at the Wellbeing: Now and in the Future Event.
We hope the event has helped you, your students and school community flourish and to be ‘at your best’ in the 21st Century. The event offered the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of innovation in wellbeing, neuroscience, education, leadership and learning.
WENZ Auckland conference in 2020 is the next wellbeing event in Auckland (see below)
Incredible Years for Teachers Programmes
Thanks to our facilitators and participants in 2019.
In 2020 we are presenting an IYT programme for Principals, SENCOs, LSCs as well as the programme for teachers
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2020 by emailing Sue Cameron
SENCO/ LSC Meetings
In 2020 we are shifting the focus of the SENCO Meetings to include new LSC colleagues, other school staff and RTLBs in a series of learning and networking workshop days that focus on:
Wellbeing - Thursday 28th May 9-3
Behaviour - Thursday 13th Aug 9-3
Learning - Thursday 5th Nov 9-3
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2020 by emailing