Staff

Meet The Staff of Patea Area School

The staff of Patea Area School are a dedicated team of educators who go out of their way to support students to gain personal excellence. Staff are able to be contacted through the school office or on the emails below.

Senior Leadership Team:

  • Ms Nicola Ngarewa, Principal –   ngarewani@pateaarea.school.nz 
  • Mr Jason Wright, Deputy Principal – NZQA Coordinator –  wrightja@pateaarea.school.nz 
  • Mr Bruce Johnson Assistant Principal – Technology Leader – johnsonb@pateaarea.school.nz  

Curriculum Leaders:

  • Ravena Lal – Numeracy –    latara@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Kat Haerewa –  Literacy – haerewaka@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Fiona Plumtree – Science-   mcraefi@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Wayne Cribb -Social Science – cribbwa@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Anaru Haerewa – Health and Physical Education- haerewaan@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Bruce Johnson – Technology –  johnsonbr@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Hirangi Dobson – Junior School – dobsonhi@pateaarea.school.nz

Pastoral Leaders:

  • Wayne Cribb – Dean and Middle School Diploma Leader – cribbwa@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Raveena Lal – Careers Leader lalra@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Hirangi Dobson – SENCO –  Special Needs Leader dobsonhi@pateaarea.school.nz                                               
  • Jeanenne Milne – Reading Recovery/ ESOL Leader – milneje@pateaarea.school.nz

Classroom Leaders:

  •  Mark Parsons Yrs 7-8 parsonsma@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Mahaki Akauola Yrs 9-10 akauolama@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Kat Jones – Yrs 2-4 – joneska@pateaarea.school.nz
  • Katrina Fraser – Yrs 1-2 – frazerka@pateaarea.school.nz  

Teaching Staff are also supported by an experienced team of Ancillary Staff                         

  • Keturah Manihera – Sports Coordinator – maniherake@pateaarea.school.nz      
  • Nikki Bougen, Joy MacBeth, Hannah Packer – Learning Assistants                            
  • Tony Stark – Librarian

Admin Staff

  • Jamaika Anderson – Administrator – andersonja@pateaarea.school.nz  
  • Sue Hunger – Accounts Manager – hungersu@pateaarea.school.nz