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) Kaiya Lafotanoa
RIMU        (YEAR 2 & 3) Jorja Walden
KAURI      (YEAR 4 & 5) Rob Arrowsmith
PURIRI     (YEAR 6 & 7) Jess Tyrrell
TOTARA    (YEAR 8) Mark Pickard
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)

 

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Jorja Walden (Year 2 & 3)

 

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Rob Arrowsmith (Year  4 & 5)

 

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Jess Tyrrell (Year  6 & 7)

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Pickard (Year 8)