OUR STAFF

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

Principal
Mrs Helen Tuhoro, MNZM, BTchg, DSM, DipTchg

Learning Behaviour Coordinator (Deputy Principal)
Mrs Marissa Peters, BEd, Dip TchgKKM 

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

Assistant Principal
Mrs Raewyn Morgan, BEd

Curriculum Leader PE Health
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
Mrs Amy Hudson , GDipTchg, BMedia Arts

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/Senior Academic Leader
Mr Antony Pritchard, BA (Hons), PGCE

Cultural Leader
Miss Ngamihi Moses, DipTchg, BMāori Ed

Pastoral & Guidance Team Leader
Ms Louise Pryde, BTchg, BCoun

Senior Academic Advisor
Mr Antony Pritchard, BA (Hons) PGCE

Junior Academic Advisor
Ms Leah Henderson, BEd

Administration Staff

Principal’s PA
Miss Laura Holloway 

Office/Property Manager/Gateway Admin
Ms Kimiwai Karekare

Administration Officer
Ms Karlena Raerino

Finance Officer

Mrs Tracy Morrison

Relief Coordinator/Kawerau Attendance Officer
Mrs Nicky Nuku

Buildings & Grounds

Caretaker
Mr Chris Hansen

Groundsperson
Mr Joe Leathers

Specialist Staff

Guidance Counsellor
Miss Amy Williams

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
Mrs Kylie Torkington, BA DipTchg

Teen Parent Education Centre Teacher
Mr Simon Mees, BEd (Hons)

Sports Coordinator
Ms Morrise Hunt

Nurse
Zara McGregor

Teaching Staff

Drama
Mr Antony Pritchard, BA (Hons) 

Dance
Mrs Danielle Pritchard, BA (Hons) Drama, MEd, PGCE

Outdoor Education
Mr Francois Herbst, BEd

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

Health
Miss Jules Rielly BA (Hons) PGCE

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

Food Technology
Mr Jono Marr

Defence Academy 
Ms Heketerangi Te Maipi

Design and Make, Hard Materials
Mr Matt Wright, BEd

Music
Mr Rennie Grace, BEd, DipMusicPerformance

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

Mathematics
Mr Kelvin Stoman, BEd (Hons)
Mrs Anneke Stoman, B Com, PGCE (Maternity Leave)
Mr Radesh Sewnarain, BEd(Hons), BA,MA,BSc, MTeach (Maternity Cover)

English
Mrs Jana Brits, BEd

French
Mr Simon Mees BEd (Hons)

Tourism
Mr Dan Wallwork, BA, BSc, GDip Tchg, DipMaoriArts

Year 7 Integrated Learning
Ms Leah Henderson, BEd
Mrs Raewyn Houia, DipTchg
Mr Saveth Pon, GDipTchg, BSport & Leisure

Year 8 Integrated Learning
Ms Stacey Morrison, BEd
Mrs Sure Herbst, B.Com
Ms Te Okeroa Ngaheu, BEd

Year 9 Integrated Learning
Mrs Raewyn Morgan, BEd
Mr Matthew Sheaff, BBus, GDip Tchg
Mr Alex Crosbie, BEd