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New Zealand Post Primary Teachers Association Te Wehengarua



Contact: 04 384 9964 | Level 5, 60 Willis Street PO Box 2119 Wgtn

PPTA Te Wehengarua is the professional association and union of teachers and principals committed to improving secondary education for New Zealand students.

Which industries/sectors are covered?

Secondary, specialist technical, and community education.

Membership info

PPTA Te Wehengarua has over 20,000 members. Around 35% are men, and 65% are women.

Membership benefits

  • Access to professional networks and advice
  • Legal advice,
  • Employment relations education and dispute resolution. 
  • Discounts and deals at a range of companies, including HealthCare+, Specsavers and OfficeMax.   

Cost of membership

Most members pay 1% of their salary.

Honorary and Community Education members pay $50 per year.

Employers represented

Ministry of Education 

Leadership people info

  • General Secretary: Michael Stevenson 
  • Deputy General Secretary (Policy): Kirsty Farrant 
  • Deputy General Secretary (Membership): Adele Towgood