Contact LEARNZ

If you have any queries about LEARNZ trips, or to discuss how you would like to sponsor this valuable contribution to New Zealand education, here's how.

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You can contact LEARNZ, part of CORE Education, at:

Physical Address:
142-144 Kilmore Street
Christchurch City

Postal Address:
PO Box 13 678,
Christchurch 8141,
New Zealand


Phone: 03 379-6627
email: enquiries@learnz.org.nz
Or contact one of the LEARNZ team directly - details below.


The LEARNZ Team



Pete Sommerville
LEARNZ Project Director

Pete has overseen the evolution of LEARNZ since its beginnings in 1995. His expertise in the development of virtual field trips has been utilised by a number of countries.

Email: Pete Sommerville
Mobile: 027 229 4690



 

Barrie Matthews
LEARNZ Project/Technical Manager

Barrie started as the LEARNZ Webmaster before moving into a wider technical role with LEARNZ. Now with over 10 years involvement in LEARNZ, and a former career as a teacher, Barrie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role of LEARNZ Project Manager.

Email: Barrie Matthews
Mobile: 027 223 0342

Shelley Hersey
LEARNZ Field Trip Teacher

Shelley joined the team in 2009 after successfully using LEARNZ to support inquiry based learning programmes in her classroom. Coming from a school where she was in charge of Science and Outdoor Education Shelley brings 10 years teaching experience and her interest and enthusiasm for the outdoors to the LEARNZ programme.

Email: Shelley Hersey
Mobile: 021 729 706

 

Joan Sommerville
Administrator

Making sure that our records are kept up to date is a crucial job. Joan oversees the office systems and will gladly respond to your enquiry).

Email: Joan Sommerville
Mobile: 021 229 1015



Andrew Penny
LEARNZ Field Trip Teacher

Andrew joined the LEARNZ team in 2009. He experienced great success using virtual field trips in the classroom at Parakai School where he was a teaching deputy principal. Andrew is based in the Bay of Islands/Peiwhairangi.

Email: Andrew Penny
Mobile: 021 226 6258
 

Pete Sommerville
LEARNZ Project Director

Pete has overseen the evolution of LEARNZ since its beginnings in 1995. His expertise in the development of virtual field trips has been utilised by a number of countries.
Contact: Pete Sommerville

Barrie Matthews
LEARNZ Project Manager

Barrie started as the LEARNZ Webmaster before moving into a wider technical role with LEARNZ. Now with over 10 years involvement in LEARNZ, and a former career as a teacher, Barrie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role of LEARNZ Project Manager.
Contact: Barrie Matthews

Shelley Hersey
LEARNZ Field Trip Teacher

Shelley joined the team in 2009 after successfully using LEARNZ to support inquiry based learning programmes in her classroom. Coming from a school where she was in charge of Science and Outdoor Education Shelley brings 10 years teaching experience and her interest and enthusiasm for the outdoors to the LEARNZ programme.
Contact: Shelly Hersey

Joan Sommerville
Administrator

Making sure that our records are kept up to date is a crucial job. Joan oversees the office systems and will gladly respond to your enquiry.
Contact: Joan Sommerville

Andrew Penny
LEARNZ Field Trip Teacher

Andrew joined the LEARNZ team in 2009. He experienced great success using virtual field trips in the classroom at Parakai School where he was a teaching deputy principal. Andrew is based in the Bay of Islands/Peiwhairangi.
Contact: Andrew Penny