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Mark Paterson

Teacher of Environmental Systems and Society and Geography

Teacher of Environmental Systems and Society and Geography; CAS Coordinator

Mark is originally from Hahei Beach in New Zealand. He gained his BSc and Secondary Teaching Diploma from the University of Auckland. In his 20 years of teaching, he has taught a wide variety of subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, PE, History, Social Studies, Geography and Environmental Science. Growing up near several marine reserves in New Zealand developed his strong interest in conservation and ecology. He has a passion for the marine environment and travels to coastal areas as often as possible to participate in water activities and observe the flora and fauna. He has played and coached rugby for over three decades and follows rugby league and union closely.