Waikanae Primary School The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow. Ngā mokopuna o te ra nei Ngā rangatire o āpōpō.

Elizabeth Couchman


Assistant Principal Learning Support, Asian Languages Coordinator




MA and Diploma of Teaching

General Information

With a background in teaching foreign languages at secondary school level, Elizabeth has also held a variety of teaching roles throughout the Kapiti area working with children and teenagers with learning needs, physical health challenges and mental health issues. She took up her role as Learning Support Coordinator at Waikanae School at the beginning of 2016 and is passionate about supporting every student to reach their potential. As the Coordinator of the Asian Languages programme in Kapiti, Elizabeth arranges Mandarin and Japanese programmes for children in schools across the Kapiti Coast.