Lead Team

Todd Malcolm

Waiuku College Lead Team

I am very proud to be involved in the Waiuku Kāhui Ako and leading the charge for change in our …

Dianna Cotter

Pukeoware School Lead Team

I began my journey as a primary school teacher in Pukekohe 23 years ago. Working alongside our youngest learners and with whā…

Emma Heaford

Waipipi School Lead Team

My name is Emma Heaford and I am a teacher and SENCO at Waipipi School. This year, I am an Across …

Kirsty Couper

Waiuku College Lead Team

I have been a Science/Biology teacher at Waiuku College since 2006, with a couple of breaks for travel and study. I …

Team Members

Alison O’Regan

Otaua School

Hi. I am Alison. I currently work at Otaua School as a Year 4/5 teacher. I am originally from the United Kingdom, …

Belinda Gribbon

Waiuku College

My name is Belinda Gribbon and I’m passionate about raising engagement and achievement for all our learners. I am a …

Bernadette Corcoran

Waiuku College

Chris Milne

Waipipi School

I was born in Mosgiel and raised in Christchurch and Blenheim. I graduated from Christchurch Teachers College in 1982 and have been …

Danielle Johnson

Aka Aka School

Hi, my name is Danielle Johnson and I am a Year 4-6 teacher at Aka Aka School. I have a long …

Di Thomson

Waiuku College

Based at Waiuku College, I teach Media Studies and English and am also the GATE Coordinator. Prior
to Waiuku, I …

Elaine Kautai

Awhitu District School

My pedagogy for the 21st Century is how we teach must reflect how our students learn as well as reflecting the …

Jessica Simons

Glenbrook School

I am currently the Deputy Principal at Glenbrook School and teach across all levels. I consider it a privilege to be …

Jodi Hermond

Pukeoware School

Kia ora. My name is Jodi Hermond and I am the Within School Teacher for Pukeoware School. I have a wide …

Kay Kendall

View Road School

Kia Ora, my name is Kay Kendall. I am proudly born and raised in Waiuku, and have since raised my own …

Kristine Jones

Waiuku Primary School

Kia ora kouto katoa, I’m Kristine Jones and I am the Hub Four Team Leader and class teacher of an awesome …

Lauren McKinlay

Waiuku Primary School

My name is Lauren McKinlay. I am a year 7&8 teacher at Waiuku Primary School. I am also the Sports Coordinator. …

Tineke Dippenaar

Sandspit Road School

I’m Tineke Dippenaar and I currently teach within Ohurua our innovative learning space for year
7 and 8 students at Sandspit …

Wendy Kwan

Waiuku College

Kia ora. Hello. Nihao. Talofa lava. Namaste. Konichiwa. Annyeonghaseyo. Apart from being one of the Within School Teachers, I am also …

Caroline Flynn

Waiuku College

Hello my name is Caroline Flynn and I am a Science and Biology teacher at Waiuku College. Over the past 20 years …