Our People

Teaching Staff

Ben Naughton

Acting Principal
Head of Faculty, Languages
Bus Controller
Principal’s Nominee for NZQA

Rae Dalgleish

Head of Faculty, Science

Lisa Tahuaroa

Social Sciences

Lesley Dowding

Literacy Leader, Learning Support

Karla Jorgensen

Year 5 and 6
Junior Dean

Renee Leathley

Numeracy Leader
Years 1 and 2

Kay Hood

SENCO Years 1 to 13
Specialist Classroom Teacher for Years 5 and 6

Margaret Normanton

Deputy Principal, Junior School
Enrolments for Years 1 to 6

Sandi Hickey

Head of Faculty, Arts and Music

Paul Jones


Craig Taylor

Year 8 and Middle School Dean
Positive Behaviour for Learning

Mel Zimmerman

Years 3 and 4
Positive Behaviour for Learning

Sarah Warren

Years 1 and 2

Sharleen Valentine

PRT Release
Wearable Arts

Tanya Harris

Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Positive Behaviour for Learning

Marian Richardson

Head of Faculty, Technology

Jayne Stevenson

Years 3 and 4

Ulla Page

Years 0 and 1
New Entrant Transition

Helen Colson

Reading Recovery

Glenda Palmer

Physical Educaiton
Career Pathways
Senior Dean

Support Staff

Jacky Kopu

Office Manager
Board of Trustees Secretary

Ray Hayward

Sports Coordinator

Joanna Wooffindin

Learning Assistant

Sandra Morgan


Tasha Kruger

Resource Teacher for Learning and Behaviour

Nicky Phillips

School Secretary

Kirsty Koboski

Learning Assistant

Paula Fleming

Learning Assistant

Graham Dudley

Property Manager

Delwyn Pearce


Darryl Levett

Learning Assistant

Johanna Poutini

Science and Technology Assistant

Treishka Morgan

School Chaplain

Board of Trustees

Deborah Burmeister


Matthew Moorby

Parent Trustee

Ben Naughton

Acting Principal

Andre Southorn

Parent Trustee

John Pullar

Parent Trustee

Kataraina Taipari

Student Trustee

Student Leaders

Head Students

Kataraina Taipari
Grace Hooker

Academic Leader

Kiana Armstrong

Student Council

Carys Pullar

Deputy Students

Kyle Manson
Maddy Mitchell

Sports Captain

Talia Power

Cultural Leaders

Kataraina Taylor
Malakai Rangi-Niwa

Sports Captain

Madison Mitchell

Get in touch

Give us a call on (06) 752 4022 or send us a message