Introducing… (part 2)

In our previous post we introduced the new lead teacher of the Montessori primary classroom at Port Ahuriri School, Tracy O’Sullivan. Now here is an introduction to the new class teacher aide, Manpreet Kaur. I have a Bachelor in Education and Masters in Science (Mathematics) from Punjab University in India.  In 2014 I went to Montessori 3-6 […]

Port Ahuriri School Montessori Lead Teacher Tracy O'Sullivan


New lead primary teacher Tracy O’Sullivan started in the Port Ahuriri School Montessori class at the beginning of Term 2! We are so happy to have her. We’ll let her introduce herself. Tēnā koutou katoa My name is Tracy O’Sullivan. I grew up in Hawke’s Bay and lived here until I was 18. I left […]

Montessori classroom materials - the bells

Welcome back! 2022 Term 2

Hello! The Trust would like to welcome back the students to the Montessori primary classroom at Port Ahuriri School. We would also like to extend a warm welcome to the class’s teaching staff : new lead teacher, Tracy O’Sullivan and full-time teacher aide Manpreet Kaur. We are so fortunate to have such qualified Montessori educators […]

Classroom mahi - Montessori at Port Ahuriri Primary School

2019 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting Our AGM is taking place this Monday, 21 October 2019! 6:00 pm at The Thirsty Whale, 62 West Quay, Ahuriri Please join us as we review the Trust’s activities for the past year.  Snacks will be provided, and afterwards all are welcome to stay as the Trust has our regular meeting.  We […]

Hawke's Bay Montessori Education Trust Parent Information Evening

Parent Information Evening

Come join us for an evening about Montessori education at the Primary School level. TOPIC: Characteristics of Montessori Education for 6 – 12 year olds. The Port Ahuriri Primary School Montessori class teacher, Jo Radley, will be speaking. WHERE: Port Ahuriri School, Room 1 WHEN: Thursday 15 August 2019 TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 pm Light […]

Port Ahuriri School Montessori Primary class at the Tukituki River mouth, Haumoana, Hawkes Bay

Rock cycle field trip

The Montessori class at Port Ahuriri Primary school went on a field trip a couple of weeks ago when the weather was still fine. Their mission was to observe and learn about rocks! They drove up to the top of Te Mata Peak to take in the geographical overview, then they walked through the redwoods […]

Hawkes Bay Montessori Primary

Welcome to our new look website!

Due to technical difficulties, our site was down for a few months, but now we’re back! It’s a bit bare bones right now, but over time we’ll be adding more photos, newsletters, policies and information for anyone interested in Montessori education in Hawke’s Bay.