Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the Crown entity responsible for the governance and the control of the management of the school. The Board is the employer of all staff in the school, is responsible for setting the school's strategic direction in consultation with parents, staff and students, and ensuring that its school provides a safe environment and quality education for all its students. The Board is also responsible for overseeing the management of personnel, curriculum, property, finance and administration.
Ōtaki College School Board
Casual vacancy for a parent representative
A casual vacancy has occurred on the school board for an elected parent representative.
The board has decided to fill the vacancy by selection.
If 10% or more of eligible voters on the school roll ask the board, within 28 days of this notice being published, to hold a by-election to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be held.
Request for a by-election should be emailed to:
or posted to:
by: Thursday 28 September
Board Members and their Responsibilities
Pania Barrett, Dennis Cribb, Penny Gaylor, Sarah Ropata
Andy Fraser; email@example.com
To contact Penny Gaylor (Chair, Board of Trustees), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whānau & Community Engagement:
Curriculum & Learning:
Health & Safety:
Planning & Review:
Maewa Kaihau (appointed by Ngā Hapū o Ōtaki)
Meetings are held in the Staffroom at Ōtaki College. They are held on a Wednesday night at 6:00pm every six weeks, and are open to the College Community.
2023 Dates and Minutes
06 December Wed 5.00pm
2022 Dates and Minutes
Minutes from 2021 Meetings
Minutes from 2020 Meetings
(minutes from previous years are available on request from the Principal's Secretary email@example.com)