Ngaru - Yrs 3 & 4

Brigid Fyfe

Room 8 Team leader

Brigid uses her special skills to enhance the learning of her students.  She is an experienced teacher with very well structured literacy and mathematics programmes and rich learning experiences across the rest of the curriculum.  Brigid has real strengths in Te Ao Māori and leads this by example in her classroom.


Abby Zonneveld

Room 7

Miss Abby is a newly registered teacher, who started her teaching career with us in 2022.  Miss Abby is an energetic and enthusiastic person with a strong sense of team.  Building professional relationships with tamariki, colleagues, whānau and the wider community is important to her.

This year Miss Abby intends to create a stimulating educational environment that nourishes confidence and curiosity.


Stef Gray-Holland

Room 11

 Ms Holland joined us in 2018, and taught in both Takutai and Ngaru teams over this time.  Ms Holland comes to us after nine years teaching in Auckland.  Ms Holland is a passionate educator who has strengths in her relationship building with children and families, as well as physical education.  Stef's positive attitude is much valued at our school.


Gina Preece

Room 12

Mrs. Preece is an experienced educator with a passion for teaching that spans nearly two decades. Beginning her journey in 2005, she dedicated nine years to teaching in Special Schools before taking a break to focus on motherhood. Returning to the classroom in 2014, Mrs. Preece seamlessly transitioned into various roles, including CRT, Principal, and Senior Teacher Release positions, before ultimately embracing the role of full-time relief teaching. Known for her dedication and commitment, Mrs. Preece thrives on building strong connections with her students and their families, fostering a supportive learning environment where every individual can flourish. Her genuine care for the well-being and success of her students extends beyond the classroom, making her a beloved figure among students and the wider community.



Gus Cope

Alison Caldwell

Specialised Music  

Alison Caldwell works with all classes once a week providing a specialised music programme.  She is an enthusiastic and capable teacher, and is a highly skilled music specialist.  She has an enthusiasm for her work which sees children achieving high standards within a varied and stimulating music programme.  Ali also coordinates our school marimba, choir, rock band and guitar groups.

Alison is also assisting with our communication regarding Covid-19


Dale Hunter

P.E Specialist Teacher


Mandarin teacher