Our Staff New with photos2020-03-19T10:05:13+00:00

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.

Leadership Team

Diane Bates
Diane BatesPrincipal
Rob Arrowsmith
Rob ArrowsmithDeputy Principal

Teaching Team

Kara Fleming
Kara FlemingKowhai | Year 1
Leonie McLean
Leonie McLeanRimu | Year 2 & 3
Petrina Hodgson
Petrina HodgsonPuriri | Year 3
Rob Arrowsmith
Rob ArrowsmithKauri | Year 4
Jorja Walden
Jorja WaldenTotara | Year 5 & 6
Meg van der Laarse
Meg van der LaarseManuka | Year 6 & 7
Mark Pickard
Mark PickardNikau | Year 7 & 8

Support Team

Teacher Aides and Reading Recovery Position
Mary Ralph Reading Recovery
Willie Walker Teacher Aide
Michelle Wyatt-Logan Teacher Aide
Lisa Shepherd Teacher Aide
Jocelyn Bleakley Teacher Aide
Hannah Bailey Teacher Aide
Toria Walker-Harding Teacher Aide
Support Staff Position
Jenny Taylor Administration
Jan Hobbs Library
Donella Pickering Cleaner
John Ralph Caretaker