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

Our Staff

Ohakune Primary School is made up of 5 Junior classrooms and 4 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

Sunita Kumar – Cleaning Staff

Maria Martinez– Cleaning Staff

Teacher Aides

Jane Parker

Ruiha Cooper

Leanne Sherratt

Kim Horne

Wayne Te Huia

Chloe Marumaru

Claire Williamson

Holly Fleming


Donna Summerhays: Office Manager

Michelle Fredericksen: Accounts

Food In Schools

Gary Griffin-Chappel-Manager

Wendy Hansen- Supervisor

Maria Beukes-Assistant

Release Staff

Marie Milne

Carie King

Janine Dyer

Learning Support Co-Ordinator

Yvonne Bieleski