Trained at Ardmore Teachers Training College from 1958-1959 and the University of Auckland.
Qualifications gained include:
- Master of Education (M.Ed) Māori, First Class Honours.
- Diploma in Educational Studies
- Trained Teacher’s Certificate
- Tohu Mātauranga Māori
Ngā Marautanga ka Kauhaungia
- A100: Haere ki rō Kura (5 wiki)
- A200: Te Aho Matua
- A200: Haere ki rō Kura (8 wiki)
- A300: Toku Reo Pounamu
- A300: Te Taumata o te Reo
- A300: Haere ki ro Kura (8 wiki)