He aha te mea nui o te ao He tangata, he tangata, he tangata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people

~Māori proverb

Heads of School

From left to right:
Yichen – Deputy Head Boy, Patrick – Head Boy,
Charlotte – Head Girl, and Taylor – Deputy Head Girl.

Senior Leadership

Andrea Knight


Sarah Cumming

Deputy Principal / International Student Coordinator

Wendy Edge

Second Deputy Principal/ Year 8 Co-ordinator

Tim Evers

Assistant Principal

Susan Rogers

Year 7 Co-ordinator

Year 8 Teachers

Wendy Edge 

Landsdowne House – House Leader

Abby Nattrass

Landsdowne House

Emily Caygill

Landsdowne House

Christina Just

Purau House – House Leader

Tory Earl

Purau House

Boss Phanpho

Purau House

Lucy Watson

Tikao House 

On Leave

Sam Colvin

Tikao House

Kit Clarkson

Tikao House – House Leader

Year 7 Teachers

Jenny Halligan

Elmwood House – House Leader

Nicci Christie

Elmwood House

Adelaide Wilson

Elmwood House

Susan Rogers

Otahuna House – House Leader

Jason Naidoo

Otahuna House

Ross Cooper

Rhodes House – House Leader

Joan Green

Rhodes House

Gaye Roberts

Rhodes House

Emma Purchas

Teacher Release

Kelsey Knipshild

Pastoral Care Co-ordinator Teacher Release

Learning Support

Paula Dore

Learning Support Coordinator

Catherine Mundy

ESOL Teacher

Robyn Albury-Sipeli

Teacher Aide

Christine Rutherford

Teacher Aide

Emma Smith

Teacher Aide

Jane Boyle

Teacher Aide

Specialist Teachers

Katy Smeele

Head of Specialists

Food Technology

Mark Greaves

Hard Materials Technology

Jarrad Brown


Fiona Taylor

Visual Arts

Aine Elliott

Digital Technology

Janiene Hill

Performing Arts

Tim Evers

Physical Education

Chrissy Calder

Te Reo Maori

On leave for 2021

Rachel Bates

Extension Maths

On leave for Term 3 & 4 2021

Richard Oswin

Instrumental Music Teacher

Office Staff

Sue Sugrue

Office Administrator

Margaret Noble-Laffey

Office Assistant

Anne-Marie Grigg

Executive Officer

Support Staff

Jane Boniface

LRC Co-ordinator

Jane Newton

Itinerant Music Co-ordinator

Joelene Feneon

Canteen Manager

Dean Terris

Maintenance and Grounds Co-ordinator

Warren Elliott

Assistant Maintenance and Grounds