Our staff are well-qualified and caring, offering quality learning experiences through innovative programmes that cater for each student’s needs and with their future vocational path in mind.

Senior Leadership Team

Senior Staff and Curriculum Leaders

Mrs Helen Tuhoro, MNZM, BTchg, DSM, DipTchg

Learning Behaviour Coordinator (Deputy Principal)
Mrs Marissa Peters, BEd, PG Dip Māori Performing Arts, Dip TchgKKM 

Learning Pathways Coordinator (Deputy Principal)
Mrs Julie Mees, BEd (Hons)

Assistant Principal
Mrs Raewyn Morgan, BEd

Curriculum Leader PE Health & Senior Academic Advisor
Ms Karen Henderson, BEd, DipTchg (Secondary), PG Dip Ed Admin (Hons with Distinction) MEd Admin & Leadership

Curriculum Leader Technology
Mrs Barbara Morgan, GDip Tchg

Curriculum Leader Visual Art
Mr Jason McDonald, BEd, DipTchg, GDipArts

Curriculum Leader of Science
Mr Tahu Erlbeck GDip Tchg, PG Dip.Science & Tech Ed. BESc

Curriculum Leader of Maths
Mr Kelvin Stoman, BEd

Curriculum Leader of English
Mr Matt Metcalf, BA (Hons)

Curriculum Leader Performing Arts
Mr Antony Pritchard, BA (Hons)

Cultural Leader
Miss Ngamihi Moses, DipTchg, BMāori Ed

Pastoral & Guidance Team Leader
Mr Merv Ellis, BA, PG DipEd Guidance & Counselling, PG DipTchg & Learning

Junior Academic Advisor
Ms Leah Henderson, BEd

Administration Staff

Principal’s PA
Miss Laura Holloway 

Office & Property Manager
Ms Kimiwai Karekare

Administration Officer
Ms Tania Olsen

Administration Officer/Gateway Admin/Librarian
Ms Florence Nuku

Finance Officer
Mrs Tracy Morrison

Relief Coordinator/Kawerau Attendance Advisor
Mrs Nicky Nuku

Rangitaiki Attendance Advisor
Mrs Christie Moses

Buildings & Grounds

Mr Chris Hansen

Mr Joe Leathers

Specialist Staff

Guidance Counsellor

Learning Support Coordinator
Ms Deborah Ninness, DipTchg

Specialist Learning Centre Manager
Mrs Jo Mackintosh, BEd, DipTchg

Specialist Learning Centre Teacher
Mrs Emma Clements, BTchg                                                                            

Career’s Advisor
Ms Maxine Kaipara

Teen Parent Education Centre Manager
Ms Kylie Torkington, BA DipTchg

Sports Coordinator
Ms Eden Lloyd

Mrs Ashley McAllum

Teaching Staff

Outdoor Education
Mr Francois Herbst, BEd

Physical Education
Mr Quintis Pieterse HED & Sports Management
Mr Cameron McMillan, MTchgLn, BPhEd

Ms Karen Henderson, BEd, DipTchg (Secondary), PG Dip Ed Admin (Hons with Distinction) MEd Admin & Leadership

Fashion Technology
Mrs Barbara Morgan, Grad.DipTchg (Secondary) 

Food Technology Tutor
Craig Searle, London City & Guild, DipHotelMngmt

Defence Academy 
Ms Heketerangi Te Maipi

Design and Make, Hard Materials
Mr Matt Wright, BEd

Dance Tutor
Mrs Kirsty Sugden, National Cert Sports & Outdoor Pursuits, Higher National Cert Leisure Management, Certificates in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop (NZAMD)

Mr Rennie Grace, BEd, DipMusicPerformance

Mr Connor McKenzie, DipTchg (Secondary),BSc, MSc (Hons)

Mr Kelvin Stoman, BEd (Hons)
Mrs Anneke Stoman, B Com, PGCE

Junior English & Social Science
Ms Fleur Moses-Pryor, BEd

Senior English , Maths & Art
Ms Stacey Morrison, BEd

Mrs Jana Brits, BEd

Mr Simon Mees BEd (Hons)

Year 7 Integrated Learning
Ms Leah Henderson, BEd
Mrs Mel Forman, BTchg
Mr Saveth Pon, GDipTchg, BSport & Leisure

Year 8 Integrated Learning
Mr Matt Brown, BSport & Leisure, GDipTchg
Mrs Sure Herbst, B.Com
Ms Te Okeroa Ngaheu, BEd

Year 9 Integrated Learning
Mrs Raewyn Houia, DipTchg
Mr Matthew Sheaff, BBus, GDipTchg
Mr Alex Crosbie, BEd