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)
Teacher Aide/Learning Facilitator Workshops
2019 Workshops have been successfully completed. Thanks to all presenters and participants!
Information about 2020 workshops will be posted by the beginning of February 2020
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST by emailing Catherine Alpe
Incredible Years for Teachers Programmes
Thanks to our facilitators and participants in 2019.
Keep your eye on this space for information about 2020 IYT programmes
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2020 by emailing Sue Cameron
SENCO/ Learning Support Coordinator Meetings
Information about 2020 SENCO /Learning Support Coordinator meetings will be posted here
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2020 by emailing