Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Andrea Hooper
Principal

anh@opunake.school.nz

Barry Skinner
Deputy Principal

bs@opunake.school.nz

Deans

Geoff Watt
Year 13 Dean

gw@opunake.school.nz

David Hughes
Year 12 Dean

dh@opunake.school.nz

Angelo Hill
Year 11 Dean

alh@opunake.school.nz

Andy Bedford
Year 10 Dean

ab@opunake.school.nz

Rachel Taylor
Year 9 Dean

rt@opunake.school.nz

Teaching Staff

Geoff Watt
Transitions & Vocations

gw@opunake.school.nz

Chantal Brophy
Transitions & Pathways Support

cb@opunake.school.nz

Jan Murgatroyd
Head of Faculty – Whare Atawhai

jm@opunake.school.nz

Whaea Kerry Walsh
Alternative Education Tutor

kw@opunake.school.nz

Sarah Reddish
Guidance Counsellor

sr@opunake.school.nz

Anna-Marie Debreceny
Head of Faculty – English

ade@opunake.school.nz

Alistair Cook
English

ac@opunake.school.nz

Shane Cochrane
English

sco@opunake.school.nz

Andy Bedford
Head of Faculty
– Visual Arts,
Marketing & Promotions
Co-ordinator

ab@opunake.school.nz

Andrea Dingle
Head of Faculty – Music

ad@opunake.school.nz

Victoria Forsyth
Visual Arts

vf@opunake.school.nz

David Hughes
Head of Faculty
– Health & PE

dh@opunake.school.nz

Angelo Hill
Health & PE

alh@opunake.school.nz

Marcia Hales
Health & PE,
Hapu Rimu Leader

mh@opunake.school.nz

Blake Robins
Health & PE

bro@opunake.school.nz

Rangiroa Rongonui
Head of Faculty
– Te Whare Kura,
Hapu Awhina Leader

rr@opunake.school.nz

Kataraina Rongonui
Te Whare Kura

khr@opunake.school.nz

Justine Hart
Head of Faculty – Maths
COL RBL

jh@opunake.school.nz

Vincent Edwards
Maths

ve@opunake.school.nz

Liz Thompson
Maths

lt@opunake.school.nz

Rachel Taylor
Maths, Specialist Classroom Teacher (SCT)

rt@opunake.school.nz

Mike Blackstock
Co-Head of Faculty –  Science, Chemistry
COL RBL

mb@opunake.school.nz

David Bannochie
Co-Head of Faculty –  Science, Physics

db@opunake.school.nz

Christine Ryan
Science, Biology

cr@opunake.school.nz

Anne Englebretsen
Head of Faculty – Social Science
Hapu Karo Leader

ae@opunake.school.nz

Barry Skinner
Social Science

bs@opunake.school.nz

Michael Griggs
Head of Faculty – Technology
DST (Workshop)
Hapu Totara Leader

mg@opunake.school.nz

Sarah Roberts
Hospitality

sro@opunake.school.nz

Phil Hooper
Engineering

ph@opunake.school.nz

Mark Meyburg
Digital Technologies,
COL Digital

mm@opunake.school.nz

Peter Clement
Graphics DVC

pc@opunake.school.nz

Non-Teaching Staff

Stephenie Langton
Principals Assistant

sl@opunake.school.nz

Donna Aitken
Attendance Officer

da@opunake.school.nz

Vicki Wall
Clerical Assistant

vw@opunake.school.nz

Maria Spurdle
Sports Co-ordinator (TSSSA)

sports@opunake.school.nz

Noeline Joyce
Librarian

Brent Larson
Computer Technician

bl@opunake.school.nz

Harry James
Caretaker

Lynda James
Groundsperson

Jade Smith
Teacher’s Assistant

Pauline Sandford
Teacher’s Assistant

Baylee Bright
Teacher’s Assistant

Joyleen Sandford
Teacher’s Assistant

Jorden Matthews
Teacher’s Assistant