Our Staff

For many years Irongate School has had a tree in our school logo. The tree represents the Irongate  School Learners in the different stages of their development. Our School Whānau have developed a  learning journey that gives meaning and mauri to the learning environment.

Mauri ECC. The Life Source

Kākano NE Year1&2 The Seed and the beginning of School life

Tipuake Year 2,3&4 Growth of our students learn more and get stronger.

Matewai Year 4,5&6 The Thirst for more nourishing and feeding of information and skills

Puawai Year 6,7&8 Students flourishing and growing more as they use the knowledge and  skills they have developed at school

Mōrehu NE – Year 8 Higher education survivor (survival of Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori) 

OUR IRONGATE KAIĀRAHI

  • Maurice Rehu
  • Teresa Gargiulo
  • Rawinia Gemmell


KAKANO Yr0/1

  • Leah Porter (Team Leader)
  • Jill Chambers
  • Tracey Collins
  • Donna Dixon


TIPUAKE Y2/3/4

  • Charlotte Price (Team Leader)
  • Sarah Chasswas
  • Teresa Gargiulo
  • Tira Tamati
  • Hinemihi Allen
  • Christine Llyod
  • Diana Murphy

MOREHU (TE REO) Y1-8

  • MacKylee Lewis (Team Leader)
  • Rawinia Gemmell
  • Tanisha Puriri-Suauu
  • Luana Solomon
  • Reg Butler
  • Rangitiaho Jones
  • Ruta Ioane
  • Diane Koia
  • Jarusha Tuavera

MATEWAI Y4/5/6

  • Natalie Munson (Team Leader)
  • Claudia Chittenden
  • Tanja Maioha
  • Vaioleti Ahoafi
  • Hakoro Wainohu

PUAWAI Y6/7/8

  • Callum Sanders (Team Leader)
  • Rangi Mitchell
  • Natalia Drummond
  • Colleen Ottley-Karena

SUPPORT/ESOL

  • Caroline Morton (Learning Support Co-ordinator)
  • Dess Williams (& Across Schools Kahui Ako Leader)
  • Shaun Te Haukomau (Sport)
  • Isobel Dehar (SWIS)

OFFICE STAFF

  • Karen Toheriri
  • Angela Tuavera

CARETAKER

  • Manu Bird

KITCHEN TEAM

  • Egypt Kendrick
  • Honey TeHaukomau
  • Lucas Christiansen

EXTRA-CURRICULAR

  • Mark Vierkotten (Kura of Rock)
  • Ben Evans (NZITF TaekwonDo)
  • Russell (Rezpect Dance)