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, Principal

Marion Lumley, Deputy Principal

Hamish Wood, Deputy Principal

Jarrad Porima, Assistant Principal

Ian McMillan, Business Manager

Kaihautū Kaiārahi (Pastoral Team)

Megan Nelson-Latu

Kaihautū (Dean) of Year 7-9

Jude Broughton

Kaihautū (Dean) of Year 10 & 11

Coline Diver

Kaihautū (Dean) of Year 12 & 13

Jarrad Porima, AP

Pastoral Team Leader

Steph Putt

Careers Advisor

Rachael Kneepkens

Special Needs Coordinator

Administration Staff

Fiona Irvine

Office and Attendance

Sue McMillan


Jude Rasmussen

Office and Accounts

Vivienne White

Principal's Secretary