Meet Our Team

As an overview, the various bodies involved in running the school and kindergarten are:

Kapiti Waldorf Trust: Guardian of  ‘Special Character’ and proprietor of land and buildings

Board of Trustees: Governance according to our Charter

Te Rāwhiti & Te Rā College: Overview of management in support of our Co-Principals and our Special Character, and supporting pastoral care.

Faculty: Teachers and support staff delivering Waldorf curriculum

Acting Tumuaki / Co-Principals: Kerstin Wagner & David Nicoll
Acting Kindergarten Kaiārahi / Coordinator: Doris Zuur
Executive Officer:  Rhonda Huntley
Financial Administrator:  Tonia Goodwin-Fox
Caretaker:  Emile van der Merwe
Receptionist:  Maxine Olsen
Enrolment Officer: Natasha Robertson

 

 

Class Teachers Specialist Teachers Kindergarten
Teachers
Class 1:  André Ngāpō Eurythmy: Elien Hoffmans
Class 2:  Svenja Donlon Handwork: Sharon Wilmhurst,  Jutta Kress,  Maria Protassova Lotti Henehan, Kakariki Group (Paekakariki)
Class 3:  Aleka Beaumont Woodwork: Paul Denford Olivia Chubb, Ruru Group
Class 4:  Kerstin Wagner Kaiako Māori: Rongo Ngata Shelly Andrews, Korimako Group
Class 5:  David Nicoll, Thereza Scott Cooking: Fiona Walker Eija Frost, Kereru Group
Class 6:  Todd Chaplin,    Nicki Young Gardening: Mark Howell Rebecca Cooper, Nursery Group
Class 7:  Paul Fletcher Art: Maria Protassova
Literacy Support:     Thereza Scott Extra Lesson: Mary Fryer Playgroup Facilitators
Orchestra: Mary Taylor Natasha Robertson
String Program: Mary Taylor & Ann Taylor

Te Rā School Board of Trustees

Chair:
  • Mike Freeman
Parent Reps:
  • David Kelly
  • Tabitha McKenzie
  • Simon Mackay
  • Gordon McKenzie
Staff Rep:
  • Andrē Ngapo
Proprietors’ Trust Reps:
  • David Simpson
  • Shelly Wrigley