Our Staff

Oruaiti school is staffed by a team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals who are committed to providing students with an excellent education in a nurturing environment.

Teaching Staff

PRINCIPAL Diane Bates
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL Kaiya Lafotanoa
KOWHAI (YEAR 1 & 2) Kaiya Lafotanoa
RIMU      (YEAR 3 & 4) Jorja Walden
KAURI    (YEAR 5 & 6) Rob Arrowsmith
PURIRI    (YEAR 7 & 8) Jess Tyrrell
READING RECOVERY Mary Ralph

 

Support Staff

ADMINISTRATION Jenny Taylor
LIBRARY Jan Hobbs
TEACHER AIDE Willie Walker
TEACHER AIDE Michelle Wyatt-Logan
TEACHER AIDE Medina Koni
TEACHER AIDE Emma Carr
CLEANER Cassandra Carroll
CARETAKER John Ralph
POOL TESTING Vicky Kerehoma
 

 

 

 

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Diane Bates (Principal)

 

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Kaiya Lafotanoa (Deputy Principal and Year 1 & 2)

 

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Jorja Walden (Year 3 & 4)

 

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Rob Arrowsmith (Year 5 & 6)

 

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Jess Tyrrell (Year 7 & 8)