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Susan Brennan - Treasurer

I believe education is fundamental for supporting future career options with mathematics an integral part of all careers.I am personally saddened to see students limiting their future by thinking they "can't do maths" because they don't understand some basic concepts. I am excited at the opportunity of providing students with additional resources that can potentially enable them to overcome barriers and reach their full potential....

November 11, 2019

Leader of the Year Award Scoop Article

Jean McKenzie, the woman who has carved out an unconventional career path, said she is really thrilled to clinch the award – ‘Leader of the Year' at the Waipa Excellence in Business Awards, the premier business event in Waipa that recognizes sustainable growth, development and excellence......

September 16, 2019

Chairperson’s Report, AGM 2019

Please download the attached document to view the report....

August 25, 2019

Collaboration creates new Website

Three local businesses came together to give Mathematics for a Lifetime an amazing gift and we couldn’t be happier!We’re proud to have launched a brand new website, thanks to the combined efforts of three very generous local businesses. We were recently the lucky winners of an incredible spot prize: a free Rocketspark website for one year, but when co-founder Grant Johnson learned more about what we do, he decided to provide the website to Mathematics for a Lifetime, for a lifetime! Gra...

June 18, 2019

MFAL in the News


May 16, 2019

58 kids helped so far! How can we do more?

We are so delighted to have been able - with support from our generous sponsors - to have so far helped 58 young people access quality, professional mathematics tutoring. The results have been incredible, with most recipients reporting increased confidence, better maths ability and an overall improvement in their lives. We've received many beautiful thank you letters from parents and caregivers who tell us what a boost tutoring has given their children. We can't wait to see what these wonderful ...

May 1, 2019

Jean McKenzie | Chair

My vision is to advance mathematics education for children and young people within New Zealand, creating lifelong opportunities and increasing their choices, for a brighter future.Teachers are challenged daily with class sizes and curriculum pressures. Anxiety and difficulties with maths are very real for so many students and tutoring can make a huge difference. I believe in communities coming together to help our children and young people and, through the work of Mathematics For A Lifetime, we ...

January 1, 2019

Proud to be winners in two categories at the Waipa Networks Business Awards

We were blown away, incredibly proud and very humbled to receive not one, but TWO awards at the Waipa Networks Business Awards. The judges comments included observations that MFAL has a clear vision with a collaborative and nurturing approach and a strong range of activities focused on looking after both internal and external customers. They also noted that MFAL demonstrates an excellent contribution to community, meeting a need. Strong in social sustainability, the Trust also acts on its enviro...

November 1, 2018

Dr Te Kata Keegan endorses Mathematics for a Lifetime

Dr Te Taka Keegan has bestowed a great honour on Mathematics for a Lifetime by officially endorsing our work. Dr Te Taka Keegan of Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Whakaaue descent, is the recipient of the Prime Minister's Supreme Award 2017 and a Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching award - Kaupapa Māori category. A Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, The University of Waikato, he has been described as a modern day tohunga (exp...

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