Meet the Staff

Individual staff members may be contacted via e-mail with the following format: firstname.lastname@wghs.school.nz

Senior Leadership Team

Anne Cooper Principal
Kim Rogers Deputy Principal
Noelene Martin Deputy Principal
Kevin Dean Deputy Principal
Moira Christie Business and Finance Manager

Heads of Departments

Megan White Art
Janet Lang Commerce
Leone Neal Dance
Bill Walker Drama
Margaret Northey English
Denise Potter Geography
Rebecca Maunder Technology
Nicole Stratford/Natalie Willcox Health
Ngawai Haitana-Tuhoro Maori
Bridget O'Rourke Media Studies
Nicholas Grew Music
Luke Kirner Outdoor Education
Janna Dearnley Physical Education
Joy Nielsen Science
Susan Geddes Social Sciences
Sara Watson Sports
Julie Hamilton Foods and Early Childhood Studies
Rebecca Maunder Technology
Donna Severinsen Tourism

2017 House Deans

Bell House Natalie Wilcox
Lovelock House Tracey Cooper
Manaia House Helen Teal
Mansfield House Wendy Rees
Rutherford House Marian Innes
Sheppard House Phillip Mechen

Teaching Staff Listing with email addresses

Name Department Email Address
Auton, Portia Health, Physical Education portia.auton@wghs.school.nz
Beazley, Dave Art Design, Product & Design dave.beazley@wghs.school.nz
Butler, Ashleigh Te Reo Maori, English ashleigh.butler@wghs.school.nz
Carter, Kate English kate.carter@wghs.school.nz
Clark, Pheme Enterprise, Money Smart, Academy (SHS) pheme.clark@wghs.school.nz
Collins, Rick English rick.collins@wghs.school.nz
Cooper, Anne Senior Leadership Team anne.cooper@wghs.school.nz
Cooper, Tracey Mathematics, Lovelock House Dean tracey.cooper@wghs.school.nz
Crosby, Shirley-Ann Career Counsellor shirley.crosby@wghs.school.nz
Dean, Christine Physical Education, Health christine.dean@wghs.school.nz
Dean, Kevin Senior Leadership Team, Economics kevin.dean@wghs.school.nz
Dearnley, Janna Physical Education janna.dearnley@wghs.school.nz
Dempster, Desley Computer Media Design, Computer Science desley.dempster@wghs.school.nz
Ganesh, Shanthy Mathematics shanthy.ganesh@wghs.school.nz
Geddes, Susan Geography, Social Studies, Tourism susan.geddes@wghs.school.nz
Green, Audrey Accounting, Money Smart, Enterprise audrey.green@wghs.school.nz
Grew, Nicholas Music nicholas.grew@wghs.school.nz
Gwillim, Tanya Mathematics tanya.gwillim@wghs.school.nz
Haitana-Tuhoro, Ngawai Te Reo Maori ngawai.haitana-tuhoro@wghs.school.nz
Hamilton, Julie Food and Nutrition, Hospitality, Early Childhood Studies, T Shirt Design julie.hamilton@wghs.school.nz
Henderson, Anna Science, Biology anna.henderson@wghs.school.nz
Henderson, Paula Spanish, Enterprise, Money Smart, European Languages paula.henderson@wghs.school.nz
Kate Robinson Physical Education, Health robinson.kate@wghs.school.nz
Hodgson, Tanya Art, Painting, Digital Art tanya.hodgson@wghs.school.nz
Hopper, Gabby Dance, Social Studies, Geography, Physical Education, Health, Outdoor Education gabby.hopper@wghs.school.nz
Hughes, Alys Dance alys.hughes@wghs.school.nz
Innes, Marian Rutherford House Dean, Biology marian.innes@wghs.school.nz
Jones, Mike Digital Information Technology, Animation, Coding & Raspberry Pi, Mathematics mike.jones@wghs.school.nz
Kirner, Luke Outdoor Education luke.kirner@wghs.school.nz
Knier, Nicki Hospitality, Academy (SIA) nicki.knier@wghs.school.nz
Kuitert, Ronny Social Studies, History ronny.kuitert@wghs.school.nz
Lang, Janet Enterprise, Economics janet.lang@wghs.school.nz
Leydon, Rebecca Art Design, Digital Art, Character Design, Art rebecca.leydon@wghs.school.nz
Major, Nicholas Science, Biology nicholas.major@wghs.school.nz
Mann, Nicola Mathematics nicola.mann@wghs.school.nz
Mansill, Joshua Management, Economics, Enterprise joshua.mansill@wghs.school.nz
Martin, Noelene Senior Leadership Team, Outdoor Education noelene.martin@wghs.school.nz
Maunder, Rebecca Design & Visual Communication, Art Design, Character Design rebecca.maunder@wghs.school.nz
McAvinue, Adrienne Food & Nutrition, Hospitality, Art adrienne.mcavinue@wghs.school.nz
McNamara, Catherine English catherine.mcnamara@wghs.school.nz
Mechen, Phil Sheppard House Dean, Health, Physical Educationphillip.mechen@wghs.school.nz
Milton, Lenna English lenna.milton@wghs.school.nz
Musa, Suhil Mathematics, Physics suhil.musa@wghs.school.nz
Nagulesan, Diana Mathematics diana.nagulesan@wghs.school.nz
Neal, Leone Dance leone.neal@wghs.school.nz
Nielsen, Joy Chemistry, Science joy.nielsen@wghs.school.nz
Northey, Margaret English margaret.northey@wghs.school.nz
Northey, Peter Mathematics peter.northey@wghs.school.nz
Ohlson, Christopher English, German, European Languages christopher.ohlson@wghs.school.nz
O'Rourke, Bridget Social Studies, Media Studies bridget.o'rourke@wghs.school.nz
Packwood, Diane Literacy Director diane.packwood@wghs.school.nz
Paton, Joanne Mathematics joanne.paton@wghs.school.nz
Pedersen, Rachael Textile & Fashion Technology, Trash To Treasure, Market Place rachael.pedersen@wghs.school.nz
Peyton, Natalie Music, Early Childhood Studies natalie.peyton@wghs.school.nz
Phillips, Tamara Science, Environmental Science, Agriculture and Horticulture tamara.phillips@wghs.school.nz
Potter, Denise Geography, Social Studies, Tourism denise.potter@wghs.school.nz
Rees, Wendy Classical Studies, Mansfield House Dean, Social Studies, e-learning Dean wendy.rees@wghs.school.nz
Rentoul, Cala Chemistry, Science cala.rentoul@wghs.school.nz
Reynolds, Kylie Dance, Drama kylie.reynolds@wghs.school.nz
Rule, Ashleigh Photography, Art History, Painting, Contemporary Maori Art ashleigh.rule@wghs.school.nz
Severinsen, Donna Social Studies, Geography, Tourism donna.severinsen@wghs.school.nz
Sneddon, Dave Guidance dave.sneddon@wghs.school.nz
Sobran, Arabelle ESOL, French arabelle.sobran@wghs.school.nz
Steele, Jo English jo.steele@wghs.school.nz
Stratford, Nicole Health, Physical Education nicole.stratford@wghs.school.nz
Teal, Helen Manaia House Dean, Mathematics, Biology helen.teal@wghs.school.nz
Therkleson, Tracey Social Studies, History, Classics, Early Childhood tracey.therkleson@wghs.school.nz
Thomas, Cynthia GATE Co-Ordinator cynthia.thomas@wghs.school.nz
Topper, Sarah English sarah.topper@wghs.school.nz
Toby, Reena Student Mentor reena.toby@wghs.school.nz
Towers, Linda Science, Biology, Mathematics linda.towers@wghs.school.nz
Tucker, Jodi Social Studies, Geography, Tourism jodi.tucker@wghs.school.nz
Urbahn, Keri Media Studies, English keri.urbahn@wghs.school.nz
Valli, Leah Food and Nutrition, Science leah.valli@wghs.school.nz
Vickers, Stephanie Science stephanie.vickers@wghs.school.nz
Walker, William Drama william.walker@wghs.school.nz
Wati, Calidah Science, Biology calidah.wati@wghs.school.nz
Werder, Leanne Mathematics leanne.werder@wghs.school.nz
White, Martin Design & Visual Communication, Art Design, Product & Design martin.white@wghs.school.nz
White, Megan Art, Photography, Art Design megan.white@wghs.school.nz
Willcox, Natalie Health, Physical Education natalie.willcox@wghs.school.nz
Williams, Grace Social Studies, Geography, Tourism grace.williams@wghs.school.nz