Fairburn School

Our Social Worker

Cecelia Taniwha

Name:            Cecelia Taniwha        

Nationality:   Maori

Iwi:                 Ngapuhi/Waikato

Role:               Social Worker in School (SWiS)

My name is Cecelia and I feel very privileged to be given this opportunity to  share a little something about myself.

·       I have been working as a Social Worker in Schools for over 5 years

·       I have a Bachelor of Applied Social Work Degree.

·       I am registered with SWRB and a member of ANZASW

·       I have lived  in the local community for 10 years

·       I have five children all grown up and nine mokopuna

·       My passion is to work alongside children, families/whanau/fanau and local community, which                        stems from my desire to influence positive change.


When you see me around the school please stop and say hello!

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contact cecelia

Email:  [email protected]