Ko te kaitiaki o Te Pūkenga ko tōna Kaunihera, ā, ko te kaitiaki o ngā whakahaere āpiti 16 ko ō reira Poari Kaiārahi.
Te Pūkenga is governed by a Council and our 17 subsidiaries are governed by Boards of Directors. A representative of our interim Staff and Learner Advisory Committees and Komiti Māori also sits on Council. Heath Sawyer, Jordan Gush and Dr Teorongonui Josie Keelan are the current representatives.
Together with Te Pūkenga, they must give effect to our Charter set out in the Education Act.
Te Pūkenga Council
Tagaloatele Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop
Dr Teorongonui Josie Keelan Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe
Who informs our Council
Te Pūkenga’s Council is informed by five specialist boards and advisory committees.
Council meeting dates
Our Council meets every month. Members of the public are welcome to attend Council meetings. If you would like to attend, please email the Council Secretariat for login details.
The following dates have been set down for the 2023 meetings. The time and venue will be updated at least two weeks prior to each meeting.
8.30am - 12pm
|5 April||Auckland||Ordinary meeting|
|3 May||Auckland||Ordinary meeting|
|4 May||Auckland||Workshop (all day)|
|7 June||Online||Ordinary meeting|
|5 July||Online||Ordinary meeting|
|2 August||TBC||Ordinary meeting|
|6 September||TBC||Ordinary meeting|
|7 September||TBC||Workshop (all day)|
|4 October||Online||Ordinary meeting|
|1 November||Online||Ordinary meeting|
|6 December||Online||Ordinary meeting|
View previous Council meeting information here.
Te Pūkenga Council is accountable to the Minister of Education. Its members are appointed in accordance with the Education Act.