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 – Suzi Couch

Special Needs Coordinator  – Alison Whale          (SENCO)

Classroom Teachers

Rose Martin –  Years 6-8                        Senior Block

Alison Whale – Years 6-8                        Senior Block

Cody Stewart – Year 6-8                         Senior Block

Mary Macdonald – Year 4-5                    Room 12

Harriet Donald – Year 4-5                       Room 14

Jess Leary- Years 2-3                            Room 10

Vanessa Murphy Year 2-3                      Room 9

Marie Milne Year 2-3                              Room 9

Tasha Carley- Year 1                             Room 6

Suzi Couch- New Entrant-Year 1           Room 7

Justine Iwikau- Part time New Entrant   Room 7

Bridget Heffernan – Reading Recovery

Support Staff

Donna Summerhays – Office Manager
Michelle Fredericksen – Accounts

Teacher Aides
Jude Calder

Jane Parker

Ros Barlow

Leanne Sherratt

Wayne Te Huia


Grounds/Cleaning staff

Steve Foster – Property Manager

Teati Cleary – Cleaning Staff

Ritzy Drayton– Cleaning Staff