Nicola Ngarewa has taught in all sectors of education from early childhood to tertiary, and even in the New Zealand prison system. She is currently the Principal of Patea Area School and on the governance board for the NZ Education Council.
Nicola is passionate about disrupting the educational norm, through transformative leadership and a focus on global citizenship. In 2013 she received a Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award as a result of her work transforming Tamatea High School, and in 2016 she was the recipient of the Taranaki Daily News Person of the Year for her work at Patea Area School, with the school receiving the National UNESCO award for Education - Global Citizenship 2018.
Nicola's Talk - Once in a Lifetime