Poari Kaitiaki

Board of Trustees

Our Board members

Kelly Ayres
Co-chairperson
(Parent elected)

Jarred Balle
Trustee 
(Parent elected)

Jill Corkin
Trustee 
(LSM)

Myles Deighton
Trustee 
(Parent elected)

Linda Donelly
Trustee 
(Acting Principal)

Di Greenwood
Trustee 
(Staff-elected)

Jacqui Settle
Chairperson
(Co-opted Montessori representative)

Tara Southgate
Trustee 
(Parent elected/seat selection Montessori representative)

Cherie Williams
Trustee 
(Co-opted Ngāti Manuhiri/Ngāti Wai representative)

Te Rōpū Manaaki 

Te Rōpū Manaaki was established to act as a bridge between the school Board and Te Whānau o Pakiri. Their main role is to hear the voice of Te Whānau o Pakiri and advise the Board accordingly.

Kevin & Cheryl Bartlet

Angela Gibbons

Jacqui Settle 

Robin Southgate 

Jake Tahitahi

Cherie Williams 

Education Review Office Reports

2016

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The principal places strong emphasis on children being treated as capable and competent learners. A climate of trust between teachers and children and the promotion of tuakana-teina relationships within the school are having a positive impact on learning. Flexible teaching approaches are responsive to individual needs. Opportunities to reflect on ways to improve their learning enable children to develop good foundational skills for life-long learning.

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2013

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The curriculum offers a wide range of learning experiences both in and outside the classroom so that students are not disadvantaged by the school’s isolation or size. There are frequent sporting and cultural visits to other schools and local resource people come to the school to support the curriculum.

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