06 385 8384 .. 52 Arawa Street Ohakune [email protected]

Our Staff

Ohakune Primary School is made up of 4 Junior school classrooms, 5 Middle school classrooms and 3 Senior classrooms.

We have a dedicated staff who are focused on the learners and their development as they embark on their educational journey at Ohakune Primary School.


Principal – Lisa Clark

Deputy Principal– Rose Martin

Senior Syndicate Leader – Rose Martin

Junior Syndicate Leader – Michael Bieleski

Special Needs Coordinator – Alison Whale (SENCO)

Classroom Teachers

Rose Martin – Years 7-8: Senior Block

Alison Whale – Years 7-8: Senior Block 

Robyn Wilson-Years 7-8: Senior Block

Rene Allen- Years 7-8: Senior Block

Bridget Heffernan-Year 6: Room 14

Amy Lee and Jess Leary-Years 4-5: Room 11

Laura Baker- Years 4-5: Room 12: Middle school team leader

Olivia McIntyre-Years 4-5: Room 10

Tash Carley-Years 2-3: Room 9

Michael Bieleski – Years 2-3: Room 8

Kate Whitehead- Year 2: Room 5

Kristi Nation- Year 1: Room 6

Maree Lilo-New Entrants: Room 7

Specialist Teachers

Suzi Couch: Science/Enviro

Jude Hotter: Technology

Liva Ozola: Technology

Grounds/Cleaning staff

Steve Foster – Caretaker

George Wilkinson – Cleaning Staff

Maria Martinez– Cleaning Staff

Teacher Aides

Jane Parker

Ruiha Cooper

Leanne Sherratt

Kim Horne

Wayne Te Huia

Chloe Marumaru

Claire Williamson

Jason Clark

Joel Clark

Aleisha Anderson


Donna Summerhays: Office Manager

Michelle Fredericksen: Accounts

Food In Schools

Gary Griffin-Chappel-Manager

Maria Beukes

Jennifer Vander Lubbe

Release Staff

Marie Milne

Carie King

Janine Dyer

Learning Support Co-Ordinator

Yvonne Bieleski