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.

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Arama Ngapo-Lipscombe
Parent Representative
 

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Tina Johnson

Parent Representative

 

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Keith Silveira

Principal
 

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Kyle Amopiu
Board Chairman
 

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Greg Brown

Parent Representative

 

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April Silveira

Staff Representative

 

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.

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Keith Silveira
Principal

 

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Veronica Tiatoa

Assistant Principal
HOD - Kura Teina

 

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Aaron Koopu

Assistant Principal
HOD - Wharekura

 

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April Silveira
Deputy Principal

 

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Samantha Waitai-Terekia

Assistant Principal
HOD - Kura Waenga

 

 

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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Veronica Tiatoa

Tuakana 2 - HOD
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

 

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Faye Harris
Pipipaopao  
Kura Teina - Tau 0-1

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Puna Loughlin
Teina 2
Kura Teina - Tau 2

 

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Samantha Waitai-Terekia
Kura waenga - HOD

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Te Arohanui Waikato

Rangi-Te-Wawana
Kura Waenga Tau 5-8

 

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Patricia Hancy
Rangi-Mataura

Kura Waenga Tau 5-8

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Bronwyn Simmonds
Rangi-Matawai
Kura Waenga Tau 5-8

 

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Te Amohaere Jefferies

Rangi-Nui-Ka-Tika

Kura Waenga Tau 5-8


 

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Aaron Koopu
Wharekura - HOD
Tau 10

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Megan Tapara
Wharekura 
Tau 9

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Pourahi Rangikataua
Wharekura 
Tau 9

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Hemaima Rikihana
Wharekura
Tau 10

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Jodie Mason
Wharekura
Tau 11

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Khaysharn Kingi-Takoko
Wharekura
Tau 11

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Taumata Solomon
Wharekura
Tau 12

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Emerson Rikiriki
Wharekura
Tau 12

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Tania Green
Wharekura
Tau 13

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Chase Kennedy
Wharekura
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

 

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Tatiana Kaponga
Office Assistant

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Maui Taewa

Kura Waenga
Specialist Support/Music Tutor

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Raniera Koia
Specialist Learning Co-ordinator

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Bridget Koopu

Dining Room Manager

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Muriel Rata-Savage
Dining Room Assistant

 

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Tania Rata
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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Caleb Peke
Kura Waenga
Teacher Aide/Sports Coordinator

 

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Kristen Karauna
Wharekura
Sports Coordinator

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Jeremy Siulepa
Wharekura
Digital Technology

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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