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.

Faye Harris
Pipipaopao  
Kura Teina - Tau 0-1

Marcella Manihera-Rolls

Teina 2
Kura Teina - Tau 2

Laurence Moeke

Tuakana 1  
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

Veronica Tiatoa

Tuakana 2
Kura Teina - Tau 3-4

 

Tiaki Gillett

Tuakana 3
Kura Teina - Tau 5

Samantha Waitai-Terekia
Rangi Matawai
Kura waenga Tau 6-8

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

Te Amohaere Jeffries
Ranginui-Ka-Tika
Kura Waenga Tau 6-8

Patricia Hancy
Tauru-Rangi
Kura Waenga Tau 6-8

Bronwyn Simmonds
Rangi-Mataura
Kura Waenga Tau 6-8

 

Hemaima Rikihana
Wharekura
Tau 9

Te Whare Kotua Hare
Wharekura
Tau 9

 

Jodie Mason
Wharekura
Tau 10

Khaysharn Kingi-Takoko
Wharekura
Tau 10

Kayla Ratima
Wharekura
Tau 11

Taumata Solomon
Wharekura
Tau 11

Tania Green
Wharekura
Tau 12

Chase Kennedy
Wharekura
Tau 12

Emerson Rikiriki
Wharekura
Tau 13

Aaron Koopu
Wharekura 
Tau 13

 

Meet our Support staff

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

Janelle Hotham
Executive Officer

 

Tatiana Kaponga
Office Assistant

Daeja-Bernice Kaponga
Kura Teina
Teacher Aide/Sports Coordinator

Teremoana Gillet-Graham

Kura Teina - Teacher Aide

Bridget Koopu

Dining Room Manager

Muriel Rata-Savage
Dining Room Assistant

 

Steven Senior
Caretaker

Tohi Koopu
Groundsman/Bus Driver

Madhwan Nair
Bus Driver

Maree Savage
Office Manager

Kauri Tepana
Kura Teina - Teacher Aide

Caleb Peke
Kura Waenga
Teacher Aide/Sports Coordinator

 

Kristen Karauna
Wharekura - Sports Coordinator

Michelle Woodhouse
Dining room assistant

 

Sharon Weaver
Dining room assistant

 

Kelvin Haumaha

Vehicle Manager

Richard O'brien
Bus Driver