Contact

The Youth Guarantee team consists of a National team, based in Wellington and Principal Advisers - Secondary Tertiary located around the country. If you have any queries feel free to contact an adviser. 

Youth Guarantee team 

 Jennifer Edwards, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Northland
Jenni.Edwards@education.govt.nz, Phone (09) 436 8989; Mob (027) 201 5699

 Jessica Kean, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Northland
Jessica.Kean@education.govt.nz, Phone (09) 436 8032

Megan Jowsey, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Auckland
megan.jowsey@education.govt.nz; Ph (09) 632 9450; Mob (027) 807 2068

Nicky Glasgow, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Auckland
nicky.glasgow@education.govt.nz; Ph (09) 632 9314; Mob (027) 807 2071

Michelle Hards, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Auckland
michelle.hards@education.govt.nz; Ph 027 404 9648

Shaun Gear, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Auckland
shaun.gear@education.govt.nz; Ph (09) 632 9478; Mob (027) 558 9332

Jayne Furlong, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo
jayne.furlong@education.govt.nz ; Ph (07) 343 1347; Mob (027) 839 1131

Julia Pura-MacKenzie, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo
julia.pura-mackenzie@education.govt.nz; Ph (07) 571 7859; Mob (027) 205 2298

Charelle Pere, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay
charelle.pere@education.govt.nz; Ph 027 839 6297

Sharon Blount, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay
sharon.blount@education.govt.nz ; Ph (06) 833 8311; Mob (027) 602 8123

Matt Renata, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Wellington
Matt.Renata@education.govt.nz ; Ph (04) 439 4680; Mob (027) 886 0039

Christine Pritchard, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Taranaki, Whanganui
Christine.Pritchard@education.govt.nz; Ph (06) 757 6437; Mob (027) 498 1039

 Ben Naughton, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Whanganui, Manawatu
Ben.Naughton@education.govt.nz, Phone (06) 349 6325; Mob (027) 579 3464

Margaret Paiti, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Waikato
margaret.paiti@education.govt.nz; Ph (07) 837 3151; Mob (027) 707 9541

Bevan Smith, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Waikato
bevan.smith@education.govt.nz; Ph (07) 858 7303; Mob (027) 703 2728

Robyn Patterson, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast
robyn.patterson@education.govt.nz; Ph (03) 539 1533

Charlie Davey, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Canterbury
Charlie.Davey@education.govt.nz, Phone (03) 378 7324; Mob (027) 279 6409

John Hogue, Principal Adviser - Secondary Tertiary, Southern, Otago and Southland
john.hogue@education.govt.nz, Phone (03) 471 5223; Mob (027) 839 0578

Other contact information:

If you have any queries about Vocational Pathways please email vocational.pathways@education.govt.nz    

If you would like to contact us about the content on the website please email YG.Website@education.govt.nz                              

If you would like to contact us about Trades Academies please email trades.academy@education.govt.nz

Ministry of Education

National Office
Mātauranga House
33 Bowen Street
Wellington 6011

Tel: (04) 463 8000 
Fax: (04) 463 8001