Staff List

Contact a staff member:

Email using Teacher FirstName.Surname@mrgs.school.nz (eg. Robert Smith would be Robert.Smith@mrgs.school.nz) or call the school office for extension information.

Commerce:

Kelsey Hays HOD Commerce/Academic Dean- Ngata House
Russell Cornes Y13 Dean/TIC Economics
Ashmeeta Kumar Teacher/Dean- Hillary House
Cindy Good Teacher/Academic Dean- Rutherford House
Rajnesh Kumar Teacher
Florence Chan Teacher
Josie Qin Teacher


English:

Callum Gray Acting Deputy Principal
Whitney Johanson TIC Y11 English/SCT/ Acting HOD English
Melissa Kelly Assistant HOD English/TIC Junior English
Vicky Bogle HOD Media Studies
Fiona Burns TIC Y13 English/Academic Dean- Cooper House
Darren SimpsonTIC Y12 English
Nerida Fell Teacher/Dean- Sheppard House
Sheerin Kazemi Teacher/Associate Dean – Hillary House
Chetan Singh
Teacher/Associate Dean- Sheppard House
Urmela Daji Teacher
Susan Gilmour Teacher
Gillian Holliday Teacher
Katherine Hope Teacher
Barnaby Lawrence Teacher
Leon Nates Teacher
Karen Nguyen Teacher
Helen Scott Teacher
Danielle Molloy Teacher


ESOL:

David Syme HOD ESOL/WSL Māori Achievement Team/Dean- Rutherford House
Sally Hay Teacher
Michelle Kwong Teacher
Yun Xue Teacher
Hanling Yan Teacher
Fiona Yang Teacher
Stefanie O’Brien Teacher
Houria El Gana Teacher Aide
Fetalow Zomo Co-Ordinator for Refugee-background students


Food and Hospitality:

Jacqui Luxford HOD Food and Hospitality
Christine Brown Teacher
Mami Shikai Food Technician

 

Languages:

Alistair McAlpine HOD Languages
Yukiko Kojima Teacher
Karen Lei Teacher
Suzanne Robertson Teacher
Tipalelupe Tu’ua Samoan
Marion Devesa French Assistante

 

Learning Extension:

John Leen HOD Learning Extension
Jo Fletcher Pathways/Gateways Co-Ordinator
Valerie Clapham SENCO
Jackie-Jade Sio Teacher
Nicola Venables Teacher
Jeannine Goodin Teacher Aide
Paula Henderson Teacher Aide
Jennifer Tudhope Teacher Aide
Ajit Franklin Teacher Aide
Tariro Chihota Teacher Aide
Elysha Taylor Teacher Aide
Tesi Naufahu Teacher Aide
Rebecca Ferguson Teacher Aide

 

MacLean Centre:

Debra Shiers HOD MacLean Centre
Justine Gordon Occupational Therapist
Jessica Gardiner Speech Language Therapist
Arthi Fogelberg Teacher
Farhana Khan Teacher
Ana Lu Teacher
Lorraine Vickery Teacher
Marja Bos Teacher Aide
Sandra Chan Teacher Aide
Audrey Claremont Teacher Aide
Apitanga Cowley-Lupo Teacher Aide
Mayumi Enomoto Teacher Aide
Amanda Failua Teacher Aide
Shania Gates Teacher Aide
Christine Groom Teacher Aide
Pushpa Singh Teacher Aide
Julie Lapere Teacher Aide
Nellie Volau Teacher Aide
Mark Matila Support Staff

Māori:

Lee Tawhai HOD Te Reo Māori
Monique Fisher Pou Āwhina/Associate Dean

 

Mathematics:

Sophie Wright HOD Mathematics
Rajneel Singh Assistant HOD Mathematics
Vasu Subramoney TIC Calculus
Laura Hunte TIC Junior Mathematics
Aileen Chen Teacher/Senior Administrator Relief/Timetable Manager
Rees Skiff Teacher/NZQA Principal’s Nominee/Assessment Manager
Daniel Beetham Teacher/Associate Dean- Cooper House
Annamma Philip Teacher
Meena Singh Teacher
Kailash Ranchhodji Teacher
Premila Tularam Teacher
Hwasung Yang Teacher
Esther Balasubramanian Teacher
Neomai Maka Assistant Teacher
Catharine George Teacher
Maria Bolger Teacher
Ali Basar Teacher
Sanjeshni Lata Teacher
Pooja Chand Teacher

Music:

Nicola Haddock HOD Music
Helen Jenkins Teacher
Liz Keall Teacher/Academic Dean- Hillary House
Mia Camilleri
Itinerant Teacher
Tim Gittins Itinerant Teacher
John McNab Itinerant Teacher
Shaun O’Kane Itinerant Teacher
Vigdis Relph Itinerant Teacher
Lorna Wright Itinerant Teacher
Josh Johnston Itinerant Teacher

Performing Arts:

Emma Gillies HOD Performing Arts
Caitlin Thompson Teacher
Jack Hanrahan Teacher



Physical Education and Health:

Adam Wilson HOD Health and Physical Education
Connor Chellew Assistant HOD Health and Physical Education
Marie Winterton TIC Health/Specialist Classroom Teacher
Jennifer Steel Teacher
Kimberley  Thomas Teacher
Diane Tokley Teacher
Chad Wright Teacher
Saijel Prema Teacher
Charles Shires Teacher
Abdurahman Loukili Teacher
Ross Gordon Teacher

 

Science:

Chris McGirr HOD Science
Michelle Altena HOD Biology
Stephen McCracken HOD Chemistry/Assistant Timetable
Jocelyn Ho Junior Science Co-Ordinator
Jonathan Thompson TIC Physics
Alisa Samountry TIC Physics
Jullien Palmer Teacher/Dean- Cooper House
Kelly D’Mello Teacher/Associate Dean- Ngata House
Ashween Kumar Teacher/Academic Dean- Sheppard House
Alex Anderson Teacher
Catherine Bartlett Teacher
Zachariah Hamilton Teacher
David Hithersay Teacher
Jonathan Leung Teacher
Ratna Naidu Teacher
Shauhrat Gill Teacher
Michael Shiu Teacher

Social Sciences:

Chris Harris HOD History / Acting HOD Social Sciences
Melina Kennedy HOD Classical Studies
Anjay Lakhan HOD Geography
Amy Williams Teacher/Dean- Ngata House
Martin Windsor TIC Tourism & ECE
Skylar Ahn Teacher
Dominique Anquetil
Teacher
Daniel Lamarre Teacher
Jordan Neufeld Teacher
Emily Oram Teacher
Polly Reardon Teacher
Sarah Singh Teacher

Technology:

Belinda Fitzpatrick HOD Technology
John Coker HOD Digital Technology
Andrew Ferguson
TIC EOTC
Eman Bsisou TIC Computer Science
Helen Netshidzivhani Teacher
Phoebe Lee Teacher
Roger Gummer Technology Technician
Farrah Chavez Teacher
Rebecca O’Neill Teacher



Art/Visual Arts:

Justina Groëber HOD Art
Zane Carter Teacher/Associate Dean- Rutherford House
Kalindi Dona Teacher
Nicola Fraser Teacher

 

Careers:

Bronwen Wilson HOD Careers

 

Student Services:

Margaret Hoogendoorn HOD Guidance
Tara English Guidance Counsellor
Donna Hourigan-Johnston Guidance Counsellor
Paul Fannon Guidance Counsellor
Rebecca Dam Guidance Counsellor
Suzy Smith-Roy Guidance Counsellor
Keerthana Kamath Doctor
Bethan Maegaard Doctor
Vanisi Prescott Doctor
Sarah Nevitt Nurse
Miriam McArthur Nurse
Kate McCutcheon Nurse
Joanna Little Nurse
Jan Pace Receptionist (M, T, W, F)

 

International:

Wendy Reid International Director
Jade Harris Short Term Group Manager
Amanda Wong Accommodation Co-Ordinator
Yuko Lord International Administrator

 

Support Staff:

Heather Aspeling Science Technician
Emma Calcutt Director of Sports
Claire Cunningham Learning Hub Assistant
David Haslam Groundsman/Maintenance
Fiona MacKenzie Accounts & Office Assistant
Freya Grant Arts Co-ordinator
Glenda Haines Receptionist
Matalena Milo Gateway Administrator
Iti Peraua Caretaker
Karyn Gaudin Business Manager
Madison Poingdestre Sports & Recreation Engagement
Mami Shikai Food Technician
Mardia Te Whiu Sports Co-ordinator
Megan Aramoana Resource Manager
Melenaite Latunipulu Attendance Officer
Michael Taylor Support Staff
Nick Tuialii Multicultural Co-ordinator
Nisha Bhana Database Manager
Peter Beets Property Assistant
Richard Noller Accounts Administration
Serene Lee Administrator
Steven Reid Property Manager
Talia Fifita Day Cleaner
Tatiyanah Maama Helper
Tua Peraua Youth Warden
Tului Fox Principal’s PA/Office Manager

 

Academy Staff:

Martin Windsor Academy (Basketball)
Jimmy Grant
 Academy (Hockey)
Nick Tuialii Academy (Rugby), Cultural Coordinator
Connor Chellew Academy (Football)