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Staff Contacts

Staff Contacts


Associate Headmaster

Deputy Headmasters

Peter Walch Head Yr 6,7 & 8 with Schoolwide resp
Keryn Bindon Head Yr 0-5 with Schoolwide resp

Business Manager

Julie Walters Business Manager


Rev’d Canon Neale Troon Chaplain
Rev’d Matthew Pickering Assistant Chaplain

Boarding House

Keith Rees-Gibbs Director of Boarding
Liz Donald  House Director – Girls
Amy Pomare Assistant House Master – Girls
Johannes Botha Assistant House Master – Boys
Kaylie McGuckin Tutor
Marcus Scheepers Tutor
Sonny Walton Tutor
Rachel Wood Tutor

Year 5

Year 4

Kirsty McDonald Dean Year 3 & 4
Brooke Goodwin

Year 0 & 1


Becki Ross Head of Sport & PE
Paul Norman PE / Sport
Johannes Botha PE / Sport
Cathy Bagley Sport Administrator
Kerry Williams Technology
Jane Savage Specialist Teacher
Julia McIntyre Director of Music, Choral Director
Jodi Albery Music & Performing Arts Teacher
Kerry Jurgensen Performing Arts Administrator
Penny Walch Librarian
Julie Huggins Assistant Librarian
Tamsin Bradding Science
Cindy Lloyd-Voss Science
Angela Walker Dean of Arts Performing Arts
Raewyn Steffert Dean of Learning Support
Brya Wing Art
Liz Wathen Pottery
Whetu Te Ua Te Reo
Stella Turner ESOL & Chinese

Administration Staff

Janet Reddish Headmaster’s Executive Assistant
Becky Russell Registrar/Enrolments & International Students
Rochelle Saunders Relationship Manager – OBGA / Foundation
Anna Nesbit Office Manager
Tess Benseman Uniform Shop Manager
Gillian Lyon Uniform Shop Assistant
Cherie Horwood Accounts Administrator / Payroll
Sophie Newman School Administrator
Haydn Stoevelaar ICT Manager / Networking Technician
Harvey Jia IT Technician
Sheryl Thomas School Day Nurse

Catering Staff

Rohit Govindan Head Chef
Pragadheesh Nithyanantham Assistant Chef
Ngaire Boreham Kitchen Assistant
Beverley Redman Kitchen Assistant
Darran Smith Kitchen Assistant

Cleaning Staff

Julie Guzman-Ron Cleaning & Laundry Supervisor
Kymba Ryder
Raul Pavez
Charles Ron
Hector Araya
Gloria George
Pamela Martinez
Betty Ron
Carlos Mosquero
Stella-Mia Pavez
Susanne Parsons Laundry Assistant

Workshop Staff

Andrew Rudduck Property Team Leader
Glen Leech Maintenance
Michael Gault Groundsman & Gardner
Chris Barnes Property Administrator

Itinerant Performing Arts Teachers

Jeremy Badger Bass Guitar, Drums, Rockband
Nathan Koretz Saxophone, Clarinet, Drums
Kathryn Orbell Flute, Recorder
Bill Stoneham Brass
Pamela Wallace Voice
Paul van Wering Guitar
Sam Koretz Guitar
Cindy Xia Piano & Keyboard
Dr Greg Neil Piano, Music Theory
Bev Oliver Violin (Suzuki)
Katie Wigmore Recorder, Flute, Ukulele
Greg Taylor Piano
Angela Smith Piano
Melody Gumbley Violin (Suzuki)
Trudi Miles Violin (Suzuki) and Year 2 Suzuki Programme
Dan Cosgove Guitar, Rockband, Ukulele
Jeremy Trenwith Bass Guitar, Guitar, Song writing, Banjo
Susan Thomas Speech & Drama
Oliver Barratt Clarinet & Saxophone
Meleana Eade Bagpipes
Sharon Stephens Violin (Suzuki)
Anna-Marie Alloway Violin (Suzuki)
Elena Morgan Cello

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