Our Staff

Principal Mr H Popping (also Lead Principal for Ōtūmoetai Community of Learners/Kāhui Ako)

Deputy Principal Mr R Smith (Curriculum)

Deputy Principal Mr J Stanley (Administration - Acting Principal when Henk Popping is out of the school)

Our teams are named after prominent New Zealanders from the past.

Teaching Teams


Assistant Principal Mrs L Wright (Rm 21)

Teacher Mr S Ancell (Rm 10)

Teacher Mr H Habib (Rm 15)

Teacher Miss S Coleman (Rm 16)

Teacher Mrs L Gell (Rm 22)


Assistant Principal Mr K Page (Rm 13)

Teacher Mrs A Peck (Rm 11)

Teacher Ms M Wharerau and Mrs L Goodard (Rm 12)

Teacher Mrs S Thomson (Rm 14)

Teacher Miss N Smart (Rm 29)


Assistant Principal Mr B Goodchild (Rm 24)

Teacher Miss A Troy (Rm 23)

Teacher Mr A Myers (Rm 25)

Teacher Mrs K Duncan (Rm 26)

Teacher Mrs L Gell (Rm 27)


Assistant Principal Ms L Ovenden (Rm 20)

Teacher Miss A Pulman (Rm 14)

Teacher Miss R Kay (Rm 17)

Teacher Mrs L Hill (Rm 18)

Teacher Mr J Pace (Rm 19)


Assistant Principal Mr J Bull (Rm 6)

Teacher Mrs R Stephen (Rm 4)

Teacher Mrs S Findon and Mr G Edgar (Rm 5)

Teacher Mr M Cederman and Mrs K Ward (Rm 7)

Teacher Mrs C Fowler (Rm 8)


Assistant Principal Mr J Goatley (Rm 2)

Teacher Mrs E Wallace (Rm 1)

Teacher Mr J Tomkin (Rm 3)

Teacher Ms P Quinn and Mrs J McCord (Rm 9)

Teacher Mr G Parker (Rm 30)

Specialist Teachers

Assistant Principal Mr John Stanley

Visual Art Mr N Williams

Performing Arts Mrs D O’Sullivan

Hard Technology Mr D Tatley

Music Miss J Neal

Soft Technology Mrs S Thomson

ICT Mr M Stoodley, Mrs K Stoodley, Miss A Butler

Part Time Teachers

Ms A Butler

Mrs L Gardiner

Mr M Meacheam

Mrs H Redward

Mrs J Smith

Teacher Aides

Mrs M Atkinson

Mrs M Dadson

Mrs L Fuller

Mr D Garner

Mrs S Hall

Mr B Kirby

Miss G Minkhorst

Mr T Solomona

Mr L Stainton

Mr M Stenzel

Mrs N Stevenson

Mrs R Taylor

Miss L Wheeler

Administration Team

Executive Officer Mrs B Schollum

Office Secretary Mrs K Logan

Literacy Centre Mrs S Crawford

Attendance Officer Ms M Fogarty

Office Assistants Mrs C Minkhorst, Mrs J Bartlett

Property Manager Mr D Bateman

Assistant Caretaker Mr G Causer

Sports Coordinator Mrs J Dey

Leadership Centre and
Student Support
Ms A McPike

Uniforms Ms M Fogarty

Learning Support and Administration

Associate Principal Mrs L Chappell

Learning Support Coordinator Mrs J Filipo

Literacy Support Mrs K Andrews

Maths Learning Support Mrs L Gardiner

Te Ao Māori: Kaiarahi I Te Reo

Mr T Reweti

International Students

Teacher Mrs T Liddle

Assistant Teacher Mrs A Shin

International Homestays Ms M Fogarty