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 Department:

Gavin Parratt HOD Commerce
Russell Cornes Y13 Dean/TIC Economics
Kelsey Hays Academic Dean
Ashmeeta Kumar Associate Dean
Rahul Chopra Teacher
Cindy Good Teacher
Rajnesh Kumar Teacher
Sunita Sayers Teacher


English Department:

Callum Gray HOD English
Melissa Kelly Assistant HOD English
Darren Simpson TIC Junior English
Whitney Johanson TIC Level 2 English
Katherine Hope Acting HOD Media Studies
Haizley Reweti Dean Cooper House
Fiona Burns Academic Dean
Nerida Fell Senior Administrator – Relief
Kyle Bluck Teacher
Ella Brown Teacher
Urmela Daji Teacher
Daniel Fitzpatrick Teacher
Gillian Holliday Teacher
Leon Nates Teacher
Swati Patel Teacher
Chetan Singh Teacher
Katy Taylor-Mills Teacher


ESOL Department:

Janette Ryan HOD ESOL
David Syme Dean Rutherford House
Faagi Tui Teacher Aide
Fetalow Zomo Bilingual Tutor/Learning Support Assistant
Naima Omer Ali Equity Refugees
Penny Hickey Teacher
Hanling Yan Teacher


Food and Hospitality Department:

Jacqui Luxford HOD Food and Hospitality
Christine Brown Teacher
Jane Wilson Teacher
Alice Grantley Support Staff

 

Languages Department:

Alistair McAlpine HOD Languages
Yukiko Kojima Teacher
Karen Lei Teacher
Tonita Pao Teacher
Suzanne Robertson Teacher
Margaret Va’aelua Teacher
Charlotte Sys French Assistant

 

Learning Extension Department:

Nicola Venables Acting HOD Learning Extension
Catherine Coetzee Priority Learners’ Pathway Administrator
Jackie-Jade Ruri Teacher
Daniel Beetham Teacher Aide
Jeannine Goodin Teacher Aide
Paula Henderson Teacher Aide
Andrew Leilua Teacher Aide
Atelaite Puafolau Teacher Aide
Tusialofa Puafolau Teacher Aide
Jennifer Tudhope Teacher Aide

 

MacLean Centre Department:

Debra Shiers HOD MacLean Centre
Kay Durrans Nurse/Special Ed Assistant
Justine Gordon Occupational Therapist
Phoebe Frances Speech Language Therapist
Bronwyn Colman Teacher
Arthi Fogelberg Teacher
Andrea Holmes Teacher
Farhana Khan Teacher
Ana Lu Teacher
Lorraine Vickery Teacher
Marja Bos Teacher Aide
Karen Derrick Teacher Aide
Gabriel Friedlander-Joosten Teacher Aide
Christine Groom Teacher Aide
Kerrin Norgrove Teacher Aide
Renee Sharp Teacher Aide
Pushpa Singh Teacher Aide
Amanda Failua Teacher Aide
Alexandra Christeva Teacher Aide
Sandra Chan Support Staff
Mark Matila Support Staff

Maori Department:

Lee Tawhai HOD Te Reo Maori

 

Mathematics Department:

Sophie Wright HOD Mathematics
Rajneel Singh Assistant HOD Mathematics
John Coker Academic Dean / Assistant HOD Mathematics
Rees Skiff Academic Dean / TIC Y13 Maths
Vasu Subramoney TIC Calculus
Nandita Katira SENCO
Tyler Benson Teacher
Anzar Chida Teacher
Aileen Chen Teacher
Roelant Dewerse Teacher
Melissa Elliston-Boyes Teacher
Pinglan Hu Teacher
Letisiola Lynch Teacher
Sailesh Morarji Teacher
Kailash Ranchhodji Teacher
Premila Tularam Teacher
Hwasung Yang Teacher
Neomai Maka Teacher

 

Music Department:

Nicola Haddock HOD Music
Helen Jenkins Teacher
Liz Keall Teacher

Mia Camilleri
Itinerant Teacher
Tim Gittins Itinerant Teacher
Gemma Lee Itinerant Teacher
Terence Maskell Itinerant Teacher
John McNab Itinerant Teacher
Talaiasi ‘Ofamo’oni Itinerant Teacher
Shaun O’Kane Itinerant Teacher
Vigdis Relph Itinerant Teacher
David Snelling Itinerant Teacher
Lorna Wright Itinerant Teacher

Performing Arts Department:

Emma Gillies HOD Performing Arts
Kerrily Aitchison Teacher
Caitlin Thompson Teacher


Physical Education and Health Department:

Adam Wilson HOD Physical Education and Health
Tom Kerins HOD Health
Connor Chellew Assistant HOD Physical Education, Director of Football
Taylor Mackinlay Dean Sheppard House
Ciaran Overton Dean Hillary House
Kalah Manase Associate Dean
Karishma Kumar Teacher
Jennifer Steel Teacher
Kimberley  Thomas Teacher
Diane Tokley Teacher
Marie Winterton Teacher


Science Department:

Chris McGirr HOD Science
Rowan Presland Acting HOD Biology
Stephen McCracken HOD Chemistry
Jocelyn Ho Junior Science Co-ordinator
Jonathan Thompson TIC Physics
Steph Fraser Associate Dean
Liz Bates Associate Dean
Jullien Palmer Associate Dean
David Dix TIC Timetable
Eleanor Adviento Teacher
Catherine Bartlett Teacher
Abhai Dass Teacher
Sally Jones Teacher
Ashween Kumar Teacher
Ratna Naidu Teacher
George Wolken Teacher
David Hithersay Teacher
Liz Mckay Science Technician

Social Sciences Department:

Michelle Hartstonge HOD History
Robyn Allen HOD Social Sciences
Tatjana Jacobi Acting HOD Social Studies
Sarah Singh TIC Classics
Steve Winny TIC Geography
Amy Williams Dean Ngata House
Fiona Leigh Teacher/SCT
Anthony Gray Teacher
Karen Nguyen Teacher
Telesia Tonga Teacher
Gillys Miller Pathways Co-ordinator
Tonita Pao Teacher

 

Technology Department:

Danielle Pringle HOD Technology
Rangituhia Hollis HOD Digital Technology
Arunesh Kumar HOD Workshop Technology
Andrew Ferguson TIC EOTC/Teacher
Belinda Fitzpatrick Teacher
Murray MacDiarmid Teacher
Helen Netshidzivhani Teacher
Roger Gummer Technician


Art/Visual Arts Department:

Justina Groëber HOD Art
Zane Carter Teacher
Michelle Foley Teacher

 

Student Services:

Margaret Hoogendoorn HOD Guidance
Tara English Guidance Counsellor
Donna Hourigan-Johnston Guidance Counsellor
Rose Jenkin Guidance Counsellor
Mary Mendez Guidance Counsellor
Michelle Parkinson Guidance Counsellor
Anita Naik Doctor
Larnee Anderson Nurse
Rose Halpin Nurse
Miriam McArthur Nurse
Jan Pace Receptionist

 

Ancillary Staff:

Nisha Bhana Database Manager
Cameron Bitchener Director of Sports
Debbie Evans Homestay Co-ordinator
Talia Fifita Day Cleaner
Tului Fox Principal’s PA/Office Manager
Karyn Gaudin Business Manager
David Haslam Groundsman/Maintenance
Jade Harris Marketing and Administration
Ann Hodge HOD Careers
Poppy Holmberg Gateway Co-ordinator
Jules Keery Receptionist
Melenaite Latunipulu Attendance Officer
Czarina Marzan Sports Engagement Lead
Tua Peraua Youth Warden
Iti Peraua Caretaker
Coral Phillips Resource Room Assistant
Frances Parkinson Resource Room Manager
Nida Rehman Assistant Librarian
Wendy Reid International Director
Steven Reid Property Manager
Mardia Te Whiu Sports Co-ordinator
Kris Zhang International Admin Support

 

Academy Staff:

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