Personnel

Board of Trustees
  • Mrs Zita Young (Chair)
  • Mr Will Byars (Deputy Chair / Property / Māori Liaison)
  • Mrs Charmaine Blair (Finance)
  • Mr Cliff Brenssell (Assurance) 
  • Mr John Halder (Property)
  • Mrs Alison Sim (Assurance)
  • Staff Rep: Mrs Leeana McKenzie
Principal
Mr Antony Criglington is our Principal. He enjoys the outdoors, likes to play sport and loves a good cup of coffee. Mr Criglington is the Lead Principal for the Pomahaka Kāhui Ako. He is released 2 days a week to lead the Community of Learning towards meeting their Achievement Challenges for the benefit of all students in the West Otago region.
principal@tapanui.school.nz

Admin Staff

Mrs Sonia Duff is our Administrator. She helps us when we go to the School Office.
office@tapanui.school.nz

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs Jill Craw (Deputy Principal) 

Matai, Year 0-3     
  • Mrs Jane Stuart (Team Leader)
  • Miss Abbie Gibson          
  • Mrs Judy Clayton  
  • Mrs Penny O'Meara   
Rimu      Year 4-6     
  • Mrs Jill Craw (Team Leader)
  • Mrs Leeana McKenzie (Board Rep)
  • Miss Kaitlyn Roughan
  • Mrs Mary Connell

Support Staff

  • Mrs Lyn Candy - Learning Assistant  (Matai Team)
  • Mrs Nicky Horrell - Learning Assistant (Rimu Team)
  • Mrs Teressa Young - Teacher Aide (Rimu)
  • Mrs Rachel Hanna - Teacher Aide (Matai)
  • Mr Murray Harris - Caretaker
  • Mrs Tineke Harris - Cleaner 
  • Mrs Navjeet Kaur - Cleaner
Release Teachers
  • Mrs Rachel Lietze (Rimu)
  • Mrs Sheelagh Martyn (Matai)