Mercury Bay Area School Staff

Mercury Bay Area School Senior Leadership Team

Mercury Bay Area School is grouped in to Primary, Middle and Senior years. Each group is led by a Deputy Principal and an Assistant Principal.

The senior leadership team is responsible for the learning and achievement, curriculum, welfare, discipline, guidance, attendance and class placement of every student in their section of the school.

John Wright Principal

As principal, John has the overall responsibility for, and leads our school. He provides professional leadership for our staff and has the overall responsibility for learning and achievement, curriculum, property, finance, personnel, policies and strategic planning.

Anne-Maree McDougall Primary Years Deputy Principal (Year 1-6)

Jenny Bloom Middle Years Deputy Principal (Year 7-10)


Mike Wilkinson Senior Years Deputy Principal (Year 11-13)

Hira Waretini-Paul Primary Years Assistant Principal (Year 1-6)


Philippa Surtees Primary Years Assistant Principal (Year 1-6)


Peter Davy Middle Years Assistant Principal (Year 7-10)


Sarah Holmes Senior Years Assistant Principal (Year 11-13)


Principal's Personal Assistant