Our Staff2022-04-05T12:12:34+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
Rita MacDonaldTotara |  Year 3 & 4
Rob ArrowsmithNgaio  |  Year 5 & 6
Jorja WaldenKauri  |  Year 5 & 6
Mark PickardManuka  |  Year 7 & 8
Cindy WihongiNikau  |  Year 7 & 8
Leonie McLeanReading Recovery
Support StaffPosition
Jenny TaylorAdministration
Michelle Wyatt-LoganTeacher Aide
Lisa ShepherdTeacher Aide
Jocelyn BleakleyTeacher Aide/Library
Hannah BaileyTeacher Aide/Library
Jonella HenareTeacher Aide
Willie WalkerCaretaker