Our Staff

He aha te mea nui o te ao
What is the most important thing in the world?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
It is the people, it is the people, it is the people

Senior Leadership

Elizabeth Koni 

Principal

Margaret Williams

Deputy Principal

Celeste Warner

Assistant Principal

Jessica Wright

Assistant Principal

Jackie Grant

Assistant Principal

Deans

Jolene Herrick

Year 9 Dean
Economics, Accounting, Business Studies

Pippa Holdsworth

Year 10 Dean
Geography, Social Studies, Tourism

Jessica Wright

Year 11 Dean
Agriculture, Social Studies

Sonia Hudson

Year 12 Dean
Mathematics

Anna Sillibourne

Year 13 Dean
English

Heads of Learning

Anna McIntosh

HOL Arts

Judy Sinclair

HOL English

Jackie Grant

HOL Languages

Louise Lane

HOL Mathematics

Di Roberts

HOL Physical Education & Health

Jennifer Devon

HOL Learning Support

Sonya Hull

HOL Social Sciences

Vicky Lilley

HOL Science

Bronwyn Gillies

HOL Technologies

Teaching Staff

Hayley Ambler

Science

Anne Bain

English

Elize Crouse

Digital Technology

Emily Hawker

Food Technology and Nutrition

Jill Hinds

Mathematics

Jennifer Howden

Agriculture, Chemistry

Lauren Hueppauff

Physical Education, Science

Amy Hunter

Physics, Science

Mereani Paodi

Tourism,  Social Studies, Transition

Sophie Pilbrow

Music, Drama

Chloe Renshaw

Biology, Science

Megan Sinclair

Mathematics

Kara Tartonne

Dual Pathways, Transition

Sandy Woock

English

Alisa Wynne

Physical Education

Teaching Support

Alora Hill

Teacher Aide

Diana Ponsonby

Teacher Aide

Mandy Wilson

Teacher Aide

Tracey Plieger

Teacher Aide

Alicia Jones

EOTC Coordinator, Sports Coordinator

Lynda Hawkins

Science Technician

Kaye Taylor

Library manager, Uniform shop manager

Sherilyn Hellier

Arts Coordinator, International director

Pam Ambler

Gateway Coordinator

Liz Ballantyne

Literacy Support, SAC coordinator

Office and Support Staff

Kim Todd

Attendance Officer, Office Administrator, Reception

Nila Sime

Principal's PA, BOT Secretary, Reception

Sally Grant

Executive Officer

Vicky Bowmar

Visitor Reception

Property

Chris Wilson

Caretaker

Jenny Gillies

Assistant Caretaker/Cleaner

Guidance and Careers

Jenny Corlet

Guidance Counsellor

Viv Hay

Careers Advisor, Food Technology & Nutrition

Waitaki House Hostel

Melissa Story

Director of Boarding