Meet our Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is dedicated to removing barriers to education and to provide all students with a safe environment to learn, grow and embrace our character school through Te Reo Māori.

Kyle Amopiu

Board Chairman

Greg Brown

Parent Representative

April Silveira

Staff Representative

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Arama Ngapo-Lipscombe

Parent Representative

Louis Armstrong

Parent Representative

Keith Silveira

Principal

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Meet our Senior Management team

Our senior management team work closely together to ensure our kura runs safely and smoothly whilst striving to provide the best education possible for all tamariki that attend our kura.

Keith Silveira

Principal

Tiaki Gillett

Assistant Principal

HOD - Kura Teina Year 1-5

Aaron Koopu

Assistant Principal

HOD - Wharekura Year 9-13

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April Silveira

Deputy Principal

Samantha Waitai-Terekia

Assistant Principal

HOD - Kura Waenga Year 6-8

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Meet our Teaching team

 

Here are our knowledgable and friendly teaching staff who are the core of our kura.  We are very fortunate to have an array of teachers dedicated to nurturing all tamariki with specific learning programmes to help progress all of their learning needs.

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Faye Harris
Pipipaopao  
Kura Teina - Tau 0-1

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Marcella Manihera-Rolls

Teina 2
Kura Teina - Tau 2

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Laurence Moeke

Tuakana 1  
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

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Veronica Tiatoa

Tuakana 2
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

 

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Te Arohanui Waikato

Tuakana 3
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

 

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Tiaki Gillett
Kura Teina - HOD

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Samantha Waitai-Terekia
Rangi Matawai
Kura waenga - HOD

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Puna Loughlin
Rangi - Te - Wawana
Kura Waenga Year 6-8
 

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Patricia Hancy
Tauru-Rangi
Kura Waenga Tau 6-8

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Bronwyn Simmonds
Rangi-Mataura
Kura Waenga Tau 6-8

 

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Hemaima Rikihana
Wharekura
Tau 9

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Te Whare Kotua Hare
Wharekura
Tau 9

 

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Jodie Mason
Wharekura
Tau 10

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Khaysharn Kingi-Takoko
Wharekura
Tau 10

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Kayla Ratima
Wharekura
Tau 11

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Taumata Solomon
Wharekura
Tau 11

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Tania Green
Wharekura
Tau 12

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Chase Kennedy
Wharekura
Tau 12

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Emerson Rikiriki
Wharekura
Tau 13

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Aaron Koopu
Wharekura - HOD
Tau 13

 

Meet our Support staff

Our support staff team are dedicated to helping students, whanau and staff.

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Janelle Hotham
Executive Officer

 

Tatiana Kaponga
Office Assistant

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Daeja-Bernice Kaponga
Kura Teina
Teacher Aide/Sports Coordinator

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Teremoana Gillet-Graham

Kura Teina - Teacher Aide

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Bridget Koopu

Dining Room Manager

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Muriel Rata-Savage
Dining Room Assistant

 

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Steven Senior
Caretaker

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Tohi Koopu
Groundsman/Bus Driver

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Maree Savage
Office Manager

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Kauri Tepana
Kura Teina - Teacher Aide

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Caleb Peke
Kura Waenga
Teacher Aide/Sports Coordinator

 

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Kristen Karauna
Wharekura - Sports Coordinator

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Michelle Woodhouse
Dining room assistant

 

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Kelvin Haumaha

Vehicle Manager

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Richard O'brien
Bus Driver

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Madhwan Nair

 

Bus Driver