Contact Info


245 Western Hills Drive, Avenues, Whangārei 0110
Mailing Address: PO Box 5034, Whangārei 0140

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Key Contacts

Student Centre:

Direct dial  430 4170 ext. 214
Absences, messages for your son etc.  Please leave a message on the voice mail as these are cleared regularly.


430 4170 ext. 210
Accounts Payable / [email protected]

Accounts Receivable (Student fees) / [email protected]

General Enquiries:

430 4170

[email protected]

International Department:

[email protected]

Enrolment Officer:

430 4170 ext 212

[email protected]  for any enrolment enquiries

Wellness Centre (Te Awatea):

430 4170 ext 215

Receptionist Mrs Treena Shrimpton, [email protected]

Carruth House:

430 4170 ext 262

[email protected]

Board of Trustees:

[email protected]

Departmental Contacts

To email our staff use firstinitial(dot)[email protected]  eg: [email protected]

Art Vanessa Luders
Drama Fiona Churcher
Careers & Transition Bronwyn Jenkins
Curriculum Leader Geography Renee Gordon
Curriculum Leader Y9 & Y10 Social Studies Lisa Ross
Curriculum Leader Junior Commerce/Economics Kirsty Price
Curriculum Leader Psychology David Moore
Faculty Leader – Senior Social Sciences Ritchie Burrows
Curriculum Leader History/Classics Ritchie Burrows
Curriculum Leader Business Studies Tony Yung
Curriculum Leader Accounting Paula Horsley
Curriculum Leader – Pathways to Work Liane Cook
Computing Josh Clark
Design Technology Sara Byrne
English Jo Morrison
ESOL Melanie Dalgleish
Graphics Sara Byrne
Guidance Doug Gibbs
Health Shayla Foster
Languages Jo Morrison
Library Dee Brooker
Māori Willie Cooper
Mathematics Richard Price
Music Virginia Hill
Outdoor Education Stevie Huurnink
Photography Vanessa Luders
Physical Education Pavel Tyslic
Senior Science
Junior Science
Sanjesh Kumar
Henry Dunckley
SENCo Laura du Preez
Sports Co-ordinator Mark Oldridge
Faculty Leader – Junior Social Sciences
Faculty Leader – Senior Social Sciences
Lisa Ross
Ritchie Burrows
Inclusive Learning Laura du Preez

Year Level Deans

Yr 9 Tom Peyton/Alexandra Sergeant
Yr 10 Samantha Penney/Kevin James
Yr 11 Linda Bourke-Heerikhuisen/Peter Cook
Yr 12 Paula Horsley/Virginia Hill
Yr 13 Lisa Ross (Actg)/Teina Wells-Smith
Director of International Students Lyn Swan
Director of


Mrs Susan Dawson

Head of Faculty

Arts Virginia Hill
Health / Physical Education/
Outdoor Education
Stevie Huurnink
English/Languages Jo Morrison
Inclusive Learning Laura du Preez
Mathematics Richard Price
Senior Science
Junior Science
Sanjesh Kumar
Henry Dunckley
Senior Social Sciences Ritchie Burrows
Junior Social Sciences Lisa Ross
Technology Sara Byrne