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Our People 2024
2024 Staff and School Organisation

All staff are available by email by using their first name.last name@wharenui.school.nz
Please remember that our teachers have families and roles outside of school and may not
be checking their emails outside of normal business hours.

Leadership Team
Tumuaki/Principal: Tracey Young (principal@wharenui.school.nz)

Deputy Principals: Carmen Aldridge and Janet Ackerley

SENCo: Anthony Ryan

Kahui Ako Across School Teacher: Kerri Bullen

Rito Hub Leader/Within School Leader: Ashleigh Kerin

Kowhai Hub Leader/Within School Leader: Cate Mallon

Kahikatea Hub Leader/Deputy Principal: Janet Ackerley

Rito Hub (Years 0 - 3)
Rito 1 NE/Year 1 Laura McKinlay
Rito 2 NE/Year 1 Jo Harrington
Rito 3 Year 1/2 Vicki Henderson and Olivia McKenzie
Rito 4 Year 1 TBC
Rito 5 Year 2/3 Ashleigh Kerin (TL)
Rito 6 Year 2/3 Monique Lee
Rito 7 Year 2/3 Rosalie Dyksma
Rito 8 Year 2/3 Alice Scoulding

Release Teachers: Jane Poff, Lisa Maree Nakon and Catherine McRae
Learning Assistants: Tina, Karen, Tash, Tai, Fathimath, Mickey, Marilou (ELL)

Kowhai Hub (Years 4-6)
Kowhai 10 Mon Ewan
Kowhai 11 Jason Hodzelmans
Kowhai 12 Anna Marshall
Kowhai 13 Cate Mallon (TL)
Kowhai 14 Becky Boyes
Kowhai 15 Libby Strangman

Release Teachers: Sue Vaughan, Olivia McKenzie, and Lisa-Maree Nakon

Learning Assistants: Rylee, Hanae, Cody, Gus

Kahikatea Hub (Years 7/8)
Kahikatea 16 Janet Ackerley (TL)
Kahikatea 17 Brydie Musson
Kahikatea 18 Sam Church
Kahikatea 19 Kerri Bullen

Release Teachers: Carmen Aldridge, Amanda Campbell and Anthony Ryan
Learning Assistants: Marilou (ELL), James, Prithika, Gus
Specialist ORS Teacher: Joyce Hurley
Office Manager: Helen Tuuta
Finance Manager: Kirstin Young
Caretaker: Daral Wallis