Kia ora!

I am a wife, mum, primary school teacher and a language lover!

I am married to Eden and we have five daughters. Eden is a primary school principal in a predominantly Māori school in Rotorua. It is through this role that our love of Te Reo Māori and Māori culture have grown.

We started teaching our fourth daughter, Hope, simple NZ Sign Language as a bit of an experiment to be honest! We soon saw how easy it was for her to tell us what she needed, wanted and was interested in so we carried on teaching her. Our fifth daughter arrived in August 2018 and we are loving sharing our three languages with her too.

I am passionate about education and about sharing the three official languages of New Zealand with other Kiwi families. Language is connection, we are one people with treasured differences.

If you'd like to contact me, please don't hesitate to get in touch though this page or via e-mail or phone.

He waka eke noa!

Jenny Chapman