WHY CHOOSE KERSHAWS?
School not for you? Looking for the perfect plan B? Improve your chances in a changing world with one of our FREE courses.
do things a little differently with us
Yes, you’ll walk away with:
- NZQA accredited qualifications
- work experience
- clear pathways to further study options
- industry hook-ups and community support.
But that’s not all.
WHAKAOHOOHO | whakahauhau
Through our Life-Fit support programs and a whole lot of aroha, your self-worth and respect for self and others will increase as you re-gain your confidence. Standing taller comes when you know your new extended whānau (family) will always have you back!
meet the whanau
Check out the amazing village that will support your journey
We’re not alone in supporting your journey. Our community connections extend throughout Aotearoa. Those pathways become yours when you enrol.
From support with further education, to employment opportunities, career mentoring, work experience, government assistance and chances to build friendships through service, you will receive all the whakahauhau (encouragement) you need to empower your success.
Wahine Kaha | Amazonian Badass | Queen of Sass
Kāitiaki | Fisher of Me | Straight Shooter
Kershaw’s Business Manager is secretly called The Human Creme Egg. He works hard, plays hard and is a man of his word.
Wāhine Toa | Financial Kahuna | Education Maestro
Our Intensive Literacy & Numeracy Tutor and Director knows how it feels to have big dreams. No one will care for yours more.
Mana wahine | Vibe Architect | Joy Enforcer
No one does joy better than our Queen of Sprinkles & Inspiration, and head of Marketing and Media.
Tribe Connector | Vibe Creator | Admin Maestro
Your goals are in safe hands with Amy. Fair, empathetic, and trustworthy, she connects everything to everyone.
Taonga Protector | Dream Architect | Fun Instigator
To tutor Chick everyone is whanau. Her mission is to give you a great learning experience, where you feel safe, valued and supported.
Taane Te Koi
Te Tama ā Tāne Whakapiri | Tikanga Māori Advocate
Our batman (and head tutor) of building and construction leads by example, fuelled by the wellbeing of his whanau and people.
Bobbin Te Koi
Wāhine Pūmau | Queen of R.E.S.P.E.C.T
Making building cool since forever, builder and tutor Bobbin expresses aroha through action and trades respect for respect.
Tama Toa | Carver | K-Pop Legend
Batman’s Robin of building and construction, Peer tutor Madsen’s easy-going, friendly nature and carver skills make him a student favourite.