Our Staff2021-01-20T13:16:01+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.
Teaching StaffPosition
Diane BatesPrincipal
Kaiya LafotanoaDeputy Principal
Kara FlemingKowhai  |  Year 1
Sarah MendhamRimu  |  Year 1 & 2
Meg van der LaarsePuriri  |  Year 2 & 3
Rob ArrowsmithKauri  |  Year 4
Jorja WaldenTotara  |  Year 5 & 6
Cindy WihongiManuka  |  Year 6 & 7
Mark PickardNikau  |  Year 7 & 8
Leonie McLeanReading Recovery
Support StaffPosition
Jenny TaylorAdministration
Jan HobbsLibrary
Michelle Wyatt-LoganTeacher Aide
Lisa ShepherdTeacher Aide
Jocelyn BleakleyTeacher Aide
Hannah BaileyTeacher Aide
Jonella HenareTeacher Aide
Willie WalkerCaretaker