Our exceptional team of staff provide students with a wide range of learning experiences to assist with their development. Making use of their diverse range of backgrounds, interests, skills and abilities, we are confident our staff are able to go above and beyond for our students.

Our Staff


Jeanette Dunning Principal

Leadership Team

Heather Nicholson Deputy Principal

Bev Cooley Assistant Principal

Team Leaders

Bev Cooley Junior Team Leader Year 1/2/3

Heather Nicholson Senior Team Leader Year 4/5/6

Piwakawaka - Year 0 & 1

Gesine Warringsholz Yr 1 & NE Room 6

Denise Palmer Yr 1 Room 7

Kotare - Year 2 & 3

Linda Bell Yr 1 & 2 Room 1

Kealan Munro Yr 2 Room 2

Anne Wilkins Yr 3 Room 3

Bev Cooley Yr 3 Room 4

Tui - Year 4

Avryl Shand Yr 4 Room 9

Gareth Owen Yr 4 Room 10

Kereru - Year 5/6

Jacob Moorhouse Yr 5 Room 11

Heather Nicholson/Penny Krone Yr 5 & 6 Team Krone/Nicholson

Joyce Tse Yr 5 & 6 Team Tse

Additional Teaching Staff

Amanda Blandford Release / Sports Coordinator

Gemma Bailey Learning Support, ESOL / Release

Alison Davis Junior/Senior Release

Anne-Marie Baun Reading Recovery

Judy Redmond Library

Support Staff

Jane Henderson Teacher Aide

John Kelly Teacher Aide

Sue Read Teacher Aide

Judith Leonard Teacher Aide

Desiree Cahill Teacher Aide

Administration Staff

Leonie Sykes Office Administrator

Paulette Watt Office Receptionist

Caretaker/Property Manager

Paul Sharland Caretaker