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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
Jorja Walden
Jorja WaldenRimu | Year 2
Petrina Hodgson
Petrina HodgsonPuriri | Year 3 & 4
Rob Arrowsmith
Rob ArrowsmithKauri | Year 4 & 5
Meg van der Laarse
Meg van der LaarseManuka | Year 6 & 7
Mark Pickard
Mark PickardTotara | Year 7 & 8

Support Team

Teacher Aides and Reading RecoveryPosition
Mary RalphReading Recovery
Willie WalkerTeacher Aide
Michelle Wyatt-LoganTeacher Aide
Lisa ShepherdTeacher Aide
Jocelyn BleakleyTeacher Aide
Hannah BaileyTeacher Aide
Toria Walker-HardingTeacher Aide
Support StaffPosition
Jenny TaylorAdministration
Jan HobbsLibrary
Donella PickeringCleaner
John RalphCaretaker