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ESOL, Refugee and Migrant Programmes

Hagley has a range of programmes for supporting and furthering the education and employment of refugee background learners and new migrants.

We have a website for ESOL, Refugee and Migrant click here to view

Our English Language Learning and Refugee and Migrant programmes provide you with opportunities and support to learn English and gain skills for living, working and studying in New Zealand. We encourage you to enrol as soon as possible to secure your place.

  • English Language Learning
  • Community Support Programmes
  • Pastoral Care

Meet the Team


Tara de Coninck

Learning Leader, English Language Learning

Tara is the Learning Leader of English Language Learning Department.

Philippa Meachen

Diversity Services Manager

Philippa manages the refugee and migrant programmes outside of the usual school day and in the wider community. This includes the Multi-ethnic Homework and Study Support Centre.

Rachel Lin

Enrolment Officer

Rachel looks after the enrolments and pastoral care for students from migrant and refugee background. She also provides bilingual support for English Language Learning classes and administration for the Learning Communities team.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Rachel Lin - Enrolment Officer

(03) 379 3090 ext 814