Whakatipuria Teen Parent Unit

Contact Teen Parent Unit

Mikala Triggs
C/- Freyberg High School
916A Tremaine Avenue (Physical Address)
Palmerston North, 4414
Phone: 06 3584971 ext:768
​​​​​​​Cell Number: 0226500147 (available to txt or call).

The Teen Parent Unit (TPU) aims to provide a holistic educational experience for High School aged students who are either pregnant or have a child.

Study Options

Students study towards NCEA levels 1, 2 and 3.
Each student has an individual learning plan to help them reach their goals.
Currently there are five specialist teachers on staff.

Support Staff

A social worker is available to help students with any problems they may have e.g. housing, WINZ etc.
A Youth Nurse is available once a week.

The TPU aims to develop student skills to manage everyday life including dealing with large companies and organisations.
Developing student confidence and self -belief is a crucial aim of the unit.

Teen Parent Unit Staff