Board of Trustees


BOT Role

School Board of Trustees are responsible for the school performance and ensuring that all legal requirements are met. The Board normally consists of five elected parents, plus the Principal and Teacher representative. There is provision to co-opt up to three people where necessary when specific skills are needed.

The board works with its local community to make sure that the school works in a way that is appropriate for the students, families and wider community that it serves.

Creates the school Charter and Strategic Plan. These describe the board’s long term plans for the school or and sets goals that will help make them happen.

Monitors progress towards the long-term plan and goals to make sure the things that are happening in the school are going in the right direction’

Monitors and evaluates student progress and achievement to make sure that every student is getting the preparation they need to survive and thrive in the world.


Makes overall decisions about the school property (grounds and buildings), finances, curriculum (what is taught) and administration. These decisions are often made on the advice of the principal and staff, and are carried out by the principal and staff once they are made.

Makes sure that the school meets the government’s responsibilities under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Makes sure that other government requirements are met – for example, the requirements for the needs of priority learners (Māori learners, Pasifika learners and learners with special education needs) to be identified, planned for and met.

Appoints and supports the principal and assesses their performance.

Is a good employer to its staff. The board employs all the staff including the principal. This means that the board has a responsibility to make sure that the school provides a safe and healthy environment for them all to work in, and obeys the law about employment conditions.

If you wish to contact any member of the Board of Trustees contact the school office and you will be given the appropriate information.



Board of Trustees

Nikki Lynskey
Presiding Member

Adele Hubbard
Parent Representative 

Regan Williams

Paraone Pirika
Hapuu Representative 

Talia Wahapango
Parent Representative 



Christina Roberts
Staff Representative 



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