Meet the Staff

Acting Principal

Geraldine Enersen

We are a modern, community school, focused on learning and student achievement.

Our well-qualified, high quality staff bring a passion to their work and a commitment to each of their students.

Core values of Respect, Integrity, Community and Excellence form the basis of our vision of “providing a high quality education that supports a range of opportunities in a learning environment where relationships are paramount”. Strong pastoral support for students and their learning is the foundation for our goals of high achievement, strong engagement in learning, and providing a safe, modern learning environment.

Our Leadership team

Our Leadership team combines a wealth of experience, passion and expertise.

Geraldine Enersen

TE TUMUAKI TUARUA -
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (Currently Acting Principal)

Area of responsibility:
Tāngata - People

 

Kim van Vuuren

ASSISTANT TE TUMUAKI AAWHINA - ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (Currently Acting Deputy Principal)

Area of responsibility:
Ako - Teaching and Learning

 

Scott Liddell

TE TUMUAKI AAWHINA - ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Area of responsibility:
Whakahaere - Operations

 

Remihana Emery

TE TUMUAKI AAWHINA - ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Area of responsibility:
Akoranga - Curriculum

 

Chris Foster

TE TUMUAKI AAWHINA - ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (Acting)

Area of responsibility:
Support

 

Ruth Robertson

KARANGA MAI DIRECTOR

 

Heads of Faculty (HOFS)

Brent Morrison
Christian Alino

MATHEMATICS

c.alino@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Joseph Sopers

TECHNOLOGY 

j.sopers@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Peter McAllister

HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION 

p.mcallister@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Tony Hill
Clint McAuley
Ash Collier

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

a.collier@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Jo Collins

ENGLISH AND LANGUAGES

j.collins@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Deans

Ashleigh Fowler
Edward Kwon

MĀORI AND PASIFIKA

e.kwon@kaiapoi.school.nz

 

 

Nick McGillivray
Sam Creed
Ryan Anderson

Head Students

Names are left to right

Blake McCurrie
Kahu Jones
Emma Bubbins
Ataahua Hona

HEAD GIRL

Ty Oldroyd

HEAD BOY

Kalese Le Compte
Nikau Van Pelt
Annie Saunders