Our Staff

Our Staff

Ahipara 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.

Management 2020:

  • Principal – Jackie Osborne
  • Deputy Principal/Syndicate Leader – Lisa Murray
  • Junior Syndicate Leader – Donna Murphy

Classroom Teachers:

Junior Syndicate:

  • Donna Murphy – New Entrants & Year One (Room 1)
  • Tralee Rihari – Year One & Two (Room 2)
  • Sam Smaill - Year Two & Three (Room 6)

Middle/Senior Syndicate:

  • Keriana TePaa – Year Three & Four (Room 7)
  • Esther Dickinson – Year Four & Five (Room 8)
  • Scott Martin -Year Five & Six (Room 9)
  • Lisa Murray – Year Five & Six (Room 11)
  • Angie Peters – Year Six & Seven (Room 5)
  • Penny Cutler – Year Six, Seven & Eight (Room 4)
  • Tina Takimoana – Year Eight (Room 3)

Specialist Teacher: Rebecca Cosner

Part Time Teachers: Karen Meyers, Jessica O’Dea, Dani Logan

Resource Teacher Learning & Behaviour (RTLB): Michele Meyer

Reading Recovery Teacher: Danielle Beatson

Support Staff: Maree Sullivan, June Matiu, Rata Williams, Kathy Harrison, Alison Peters, Leeann Walker, Christine Semenoff, Amber Matthews, Ani Wairepo, Te Rina Watts-Hemopo, Kathy Langerak

ICT Support: New Era IT

Cleaners: Te Aroha TePaa, Kura Munday

Caretaker: Whio Motu

Art Specialist: Kim Subritzky