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Westland Rural Education Activities Programme

We are a not-for-profit organisation providing educational pathways to rural communities on the West Coast, from Jackson Bay to Punakaiki.

We aim to connect learners to opportunities, fill gaps in education, and meet community needs.

What Do We Do?

Early Childhood Education 

We offer a wide range of quality ECE programmes and activities for tamariki aged 0 to 6 years and their whanau

Schools & Youth

We provide exciting opportunities and valuable services for tamariki and rangatahi in our community

Adult & Community Education

We provide a wide range of Adult and Community Education (ACE) courses including Art, Te Reo and more

Our Mission

A connected system of learning in a network of vibrant communities across the West Coast


What our participants say...

The programme has provided me with many, many educational resources to use with my children. It has accelerated their learning in reading, writing and counting.

Early Learning Support Participant

Absolutely brilliant. Lovely patient teacher. So impressed with the outcome!

Mosaic course participant

The benefits of CACTUS to our school are huge. This programme actively engages students, promotes team building, creates a positive culture and works on all aspects of the student’s wellbeing as they navigate different challenges in the programme. 

School Teacher 

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Our Strategic Plan

Path to 2030

Contact Us Now

72 Tudor Street, Hokitika 7810

03 755 8700

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