Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Andrea Hooper
Principal

anh@opunake.school.nz

Barry Skinner
Deputy Principal

bs@opunake.school.nz

David Hughes
Senior School Director

dh@opunake.school.nz

Rachel Taylor
Transitions Director

rt@opunake.school.nz

Deans

Matt Lash
Year 13 Dean

ml@opunake.school.nz

David Hughes
Year 12 Dean

dh@opunake.school.nz

Matua David Jane
Year 11 Dean

dja@opunake.school.nz

Andy Bedford
Year 10 Dean

ab@opunake.school.nz

Rachel Taylor
Year 9 Dean

rt@opunake.school.nz

Teaching Staff

Liz Gasson
Transitions & Vocations

lga@opunake.school.nz

Sara Bishop
Transitions & Pathways Support

sbi@opunake.school.nz

Jan Murgatroyd
Head of Faculty – Whare Atawhai

jm@opunake.school.nz

Pelo Rangi
Alternative Education Tutor

pra@opunake.school.nz

Alistair Cook
English

ac@opunake.school.nz

Myah Kemsley
English

mke@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

Anna Debreceny
Head of Faculty – Social Science

ade@opunake.school.nz

Barry Skinner
Social Science

bs@opunake.school.nz

Andy Bedford
Head of Faculty
– The Arts
(Visual & Performing Arts)
Marketing Director

ab@opunake.school.nz

Maddison Trousselot
Visual Arts

mtr@opunake.school.nz

Jared Hill
Performing Arts (Music, Drama)

jhi@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

Kataraina Rongonui
Head of Faculty – Te Whare Kura

khr@opunake.school.nz

Wynita Katene
Te Whare Kura

wka@opunake.school.nz

David Bannochie
Head of Faculty –  Science
Physics

db@opunake.school.nz

Christine Ryan
Science, Biology

cr@opunake.school.nz

Matua David Jane
Science, Agriculture

dja@opunake.school.nz

Godfrey Hlahla
Science, Chemistry

ghl@opunake.school.nz

Sarah Roberts
Head of Faculty – Hospitality

sro@opunake.school.nz

Michael Griggs
Tiny Homes Co-ordinator, DST (Workshop)

mg@opunake.school.nz

Rochelle Griggs
Digital Technologies

rgr@opunake.school.nz

Peter Clement
Graphics DVC

pc@opunake.school.nz

Phil Hooper
Engineering

ph@opunake.school.nz

Paul Coulton
Engineering, Year 7 & 8 Technology

pco@opunake.school.nz

Esther Ward-Campbell
Year 7 & 8 Technology

ec@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

Andrea Goodman
Sports Co-ordinator (TSSSA)

sports@opunake.school.nz

Pola Tito
Teacher’s Assistant

Pauline Sandford
Teacher’s Assistant

Harry James
Caretaker

Lynda James
Groundsperson

Noeline Joyce
Librarian