Our Staff


Richard Hall BA. Dip Tchg [email protected]

Deputy Rectors

Deputy Rector Curriculum Richard Harvey MSc, DipTchg(Sec), BSocSci [email protected]
Deputy Rector School Culture Nic Sullivan DipTchg(Sec), BA Hons in History [email protected]

Assistant Principals

Anne Gorman BA(Hons) DipTchg [email protected]
John Hedges GradDipT Primary endorsed [email protected]


Melissa Rodgers Finance and Foundation Administrator [email protected]  |  [email protected]
Jane Gourley Communications Administrator [email protected]
Ruth Pelet Student Support Administrator [email protected]
Stephanie Mason Sports Administrator [email protected]  |  [email protected]
Kimberly Cross Office Administration, Gateway Administrator [email protected]

House Deans

Aspinall Nicole Bennett BA DipTchg(Sec) Digital Technology [email protected]
McIndoe Kelvin McCrone BA PGrad DipTchg (sec) History, Social Studies [email protected]
Park Mark Alderton BPhEd DipTchg Physical Education [email protected]
Saxton Rhys Foster BPhEd DipTchg Physical Education, Social Studies [email protected]


Rob Wither DDI (03) 474 3045 [email protected]
James Howey   [email protected]

Aspinall House Form Teachers

AP1 Anna Ward DIp Fine Arts, Dip Tchg TiC Art [email protected]
AP2 Michael Hall BA(Hons) BSc DipTchg(Sec) English [email protected]
AP3 Kate Hope BPhEd, PGDipTchg (Sec) Asst. HoD Social Studies, TiC Geography [email protected]
AP4 Richard Roe BSc DipTchg Mathematics [email protected]
AP5 Michael South BSc DipTchg Digital Technology, Mathematics [email protected]
AP6 Ryan Golder   Science [email protected]
AP7 Justin Zani BSc with QTS, MEd (TchLn) TiC Earth and Space Science, Principal's Nominee [email protected]

McIndoe House Form Teachers

MC1 Tim Adler BSc Maths, MTchgLn Mathematics [email protected]
MC2 Jacqueline Irving BEd DipTchg TiC Food Technology, Gateway [email protected]
MC3 Richard Sykes BSc Maths, PG DipTchg HoD Mathematics [email protected]
MC4 Tim Ashdown BSc PGCE HoD Science, Chemistry [email protected]
MC5 Michelle Gilks   Biology michelle.gilks@obhs,school.nz
MC6 Paul Fisher BSc, M. Sc, PhD, GradDIpTchg Mathematics [email protected]
MC7 Alastair Campbell MEd HoD Social Sciences, Dean of Accelerated Learning [email protected]

Park House Form Teachers

PK1 Hamish Robb BSc, PGDipTchg(Sec) Science [email protected]
PK2 Tim Hyslop BA, MTchgLn Economics [email protected]
PK3 Emma Moore BCApSc DipTchg(Sec) Food Technology [email protected]
PK4 Andrew Willmott BCom BPhEd DipTchg Physical Education, Mathematics [email protected]
PK5 Max Graimes   Mathematics [email protected]
PK6 Maria Zammit PhD, BSc(Hons), DipTchg (sec) Science [email protected]
PK7 Konrad Hanson BA, MusB (Hons) PGrad Dip Tchg (Sec) TiC Music [email protected]

Saxton House Form Teachers

SN1 Quentin Barry BA PGDip(Arts) with credit BTch(Sec) English, Classics [email protected]
SN2 Charlie Scott B App Sci, B Ed (Sec) Physical Education [email protected]
SN3 Greg Densem ADV TradeCert DipTchg SST Technology Metal [email protected]
SN4 Kent Twaites BSc GradDipTeach (Sec) Pasifika & Maori Academic Dean, TiC Biology [email protected]
SN5 Johnny Simmons   HoD Technology [email protected]
SN6 Scott Manson BEd (Tchg) (Prim) Mathematics [email protected]
SN7 Mary Rabbidge MSciComm BSc BTchg(Sec) Science, Physics [email protected]

Academic Staff

Lindy Marr MEd PGDip(Educational Studies) AdvDipTchg PGCertProfDev BA SENCO [email protected]
Cheryl Brown BA, GradDIpTchg (sec) English [email protected]
Elaine Kelly MA (Honours) French, German TiC Languages [email protected]
Mike McGarry BPhEd DipTchg HOD Physical Education [email protected]
Gwyn Pratley BA DipTchg TiC Economics [email protected]
Helen Walsh M.Lit.Ed DipTchg English [email protected]
Tonya Justice BA, Cert. TESOL, M.Ed. (Dist.) TiC ESOL [email protected]
Andrew Swan BSc BEd DipTchg Economics, Careers [email protected]
Brenna Sinclair   Science [email protected]
Anna Ward DIp Fine Arts, Dip Tchg TiC Art [email protected]
Dave Thomas   Physical Education [email protected]
Stephen Tarasiewicz   Technology [email protected]
Scott Mouat MTchgLn, PGDip NHFC Media Studies [email protected]
Brian Ashwin BCom, DipTchgTiC Accounting [email protected]

Gena Bagley

  HoD English [email protected]

Patrick Cass

  Head of DVC [email protected]

Holly Hope

  English & Social Studies Teacher [email protected]

Fiona Thomas

  Mathematics Teacher [email protected]

Francesca Traini

  PE & Health Teacher [email protected]

Carl Wright

  Maths & Digital Technology Teacher [email protected]

James Dale

  Assistant HoD English [email protected]

Pankaj Sharma

  Mathematics [email protected]

John Hedges

GradDipT Primary endorsed   [email protected]

Support Staff

Steve Brown Dip Sport & Performance, Dip Accounting Director of Sport [email protected]
Tania Brendel   Executive Assistant [email protected]
Wayne Angus   Director of International Students [email protected]
Kelly Kinghorn   Librarian [email protected] 
Russell Pope   Property Manager [email protected] 
John Trompetter   Groundsman [email protected]
Howard Nixon   Maintenance [email protected]
Georgie Roberts   Science Technician [email protected]
Mike Foster   Technology Technician  
Lisa Rickerby   Canteen [email protected]
Sandra Ritchie   Teacher Aide [email protected]
Janis Shaw   Matron, School House [email protected]
Simon Wright   ICT Manager [email protected]

Itinerant Music Teachers

Ross Kane MusB.DipGrad ATCL Woodwind
Ben Madden MusB BA Choir Director
Allan Starrett MusB(Violin & Composition) MusM(Viola) Strings
Brenda Sterling   Piano
Che Long   Guitar
Dylan Walker   Drums
Johanna Brusse   Cello, Double Bass

Vocal Tutor

Patricia Scally Richardson BA, Dip Grad Arts, Dip Tchng, LTCL, NEWZATS reg. Vocal tutor