BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

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BLENNZ farewells retiring Principal, Jane Wells

July 28, 2013 by blennzict | 2 Comments

Album of memories

Jane Wells with her Album of Memories presented to her from BLENNZ Staff

On Wednesday 10th July 2013 BLENNZ a farewell function was held for Jane Wells, Principal of BLENNZ who was retiring after 34 years of working in the field of blindness education.

Jane Wells began her career in working with children and young people who are blind and low vision in 1979 when she took on the position of coaching students after school at Homai College and 34 years later retires after a rich and rewarding career in this specialist area of education.

A career which has spanned most of her working life included working in the Resource Room at Manurewa High School, then as National Advisor, Manager Itinerant Services, Homai Campus before being appointed to the position of Senior Manager Assessment and Teaching then finally Principal. Continue Reading →

Speech made by Jane Wells as part of the blessing of the new buildings ceremony – Monday 29 August

August 29, 2011 by chrissiebutler | 1 Comment

Entering the building for the blessing ceremony

blessing ceremony

Korihi te manu, takiri mai i te ata

Ka ao, ka ao, ka awatea

Tihei mauri ora

E ngā manuhiri tēnā koutou

Tēnā koutou ki a koutou kua tae mai nei ki te tautoko te kaupapa o tenei wā.  No reira tēnā koutou katoa

It is my privilege to welcome everyone here today for this very significant event in the life of BLENNZ and Homai Campus, the blessing of our new school and residential buildings. Continue Reading →

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