Staff

The staff of Ōtaki College are committed and caring professionals. The size of the College allows teachers to get to know students as individuals. They can then adapt the teaching and learning practices of the College (Te Kawa o Te Ako) to meet the needs of each student.  

Senior Leadership Team

Andy Fraser,

Tumuaki | Principal 

Hamish Wood

Tumuaki Tuarua | Deputy Principal

Jarrad Porima,

Tumuaki Āwhina | Assistant Principal & Head of Pastoral Team 

Ian McMillan,

 Kaiwhakahaere Matua | Business Manager 

Keremihana Heke,

Kaitohutohu Mātauranga Māori | Mātauranga Māori Integration Specialist

Dawn Hirschberg,

Pou Taituarā Tohu Haikura  | Principal's NCEA Nominee 

Jess Torley,

 Pou Te Ara Poutama  | NPDL Development Leader 

Kaihautū Kaiārahi (Pastoral Team)

Megan Nelson-Latu

 Kaihautū (Dean) of Year 7-9

mnl@otakicollege.school.nz

Jude Broughton

  Kaihautū (Dean) of Year 10 & 11

jbt@otakicollege.school.nz

Coline Diver

Kaihautū (Dean) of Year  12 & 13

cdv@otakicollege.school.nz

Jarrad Porima, AP

  Pastoral Team Leader

jpr@otakicollege.school.nz

Steph Putt

Careers Advisor

spt@otakicollege.school.nz

Rachael Kneepkens

Special Needs Coordinator

rkk@otakicollege.school.nz

Administration Staff

Fiona Irvine

Office and Attendance

fiv@otakicollege.school.nz

Sue McMillan

Librarian

smm@otakicollege.school.nz

Laurie Painter

Office and Accounts

lpt@otakicollege.school.nz

Tania Te Kira

Administration, Te Puna Aroha

ttk@otakicollege.school.nz

Vivienne White

Principal's Secretary

vwt@otakicollege.school.nz