Contact & Staff List


General Enquiries

Our office is open from 8am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Phone: (03) 474 0496
Fax: (03) 474 1668

International Phone: +64 3 474 0496
International Fax: +64 3 474 1668

E-Mail: admin@otagogirls.school.nz

Physical Address:
Otago Girls' High School
41 Tennyson Street
Dunedin, Otago 9016
New Zealand

Useful Contacts:

Attendance Office: (03) 471 9727
Guidance Counsellor: (03) 471 9729
Careers: (03) 471 9722
Gymnasium: (03) 471 9721

 

Board of Trustees

Mrs Lyn Hurring

Mrs Lyn Hurring (Parent Representative, Chairperson)

Mrs Ann Bixley

Mrs Ann Bixley (Parent Representative, Student Behaviour Management Chair)

Mr Shane de la Harpe

Mr Shane de la Harpe (Parent Representative, Finance & Property Chairperson)

Mr Tony Gomez

Mr Tony Gomez (Parent Representative)

Mr Phil Marsh

Mr Phil Marsh (Parent Representative, Deputy Chairperson)

Mrs Rowena Monson

Mrs Rowena Monson (Co-opted, Finance & Property Deputy Chair)

Mrs Mau White

Mrs Mau White (Parent Representative)

Mr Simon Pickard

Mr Simon Pickard (Staff Representative)

Becky de la Harpe

Becky de la Harpe (Student Representative)

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs Bridget Davidson

Mrs Bridget Davidson (Deputy Principal, Geography and Social Studies Teacher)
BA(Hons), DipTchg
da@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Kathryn Dick

Ms Kathryn Dick (Assistant Principal, English Teacher)
BA(Hons), DipTchg, DipGrad Theatre Studies
dk@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Sue Porter

Mrs Sue Porter (Assistant Principal, English Teacher)
MTchg, BEd, Dip Tchg, Cert Ed.Mgt (Otago Uni) Cert Gifted Ed
ptr@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Chris Richards

Mr Chris Richards (Assistant Principal, Biology and Science Teacher)
BSc, DipTchg, PGCert Tchg
rs@otagogirls.school.nz

Teaching Staff

Mrs Katherine Boomer

Mrs Katherine Boomer (Dean of International Students, English Language)
BA, DipTchg, Cert TESOL, Cert TEAL
bm@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Alvina Brown

Ms Alvina Brown (TIC Business Studies and Economics, Teacher of Business Studies and Economics, Dean of Pasifika Students)
BCom, Grad Dip Tchg & Lrning
bwn@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Amy-Lee Budd

Mrs Amy-Lee Budd (HOD Technology, Digital Technology Teacher)
BDes(Fash), GradDipTeaching, PGDip(Applied Practice)
bdd@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Jeanette Chapman

Ms Jeanette Chapman (Mathematics Teacher, HOD Mathematics)
BSc, DipGrad(Statistics), DipTchg
ch@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Nicola Chapman

Mrs Nicola Chapman (English Teacher)
BA(Hons), DipGrad (Information Design), DipGradTchg (Sec)
nch@otagogirls.school.nz

Miss Wendy Dunn

Miss Wendy Dunn (Biology and Science Teacher, Assistant HOD Science, TIC Biology, Principal's Nominee)
BSc, DipTchg
dn@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Rebecca Fleury

Mrs Rebecca Fleury (Mathematics Teacher, Specialist Classroom Teacher, Teacher Trainee Co-ordinator)
BSc, GradDipTchg
rfy@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Charlotte Hayward

Ms Charlotte Hayward (Assistant HOD English, English Teacher)
BA Hist, GradDip Teaching (Sec), PGDipEdLn
hyc@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Rosie Joyce

Ms Rosie Joyce (Year 12 Dean, TIC Student Council, Media Studies, Geography, Tourism and Social Studies Teacher)
BA, GradDipTchg
jce@otagogirls.school.nz

Miss Lauren Mackay

Miss Lauren Mackay (Assistant Year 9 Dean, Drama Teacher)
BA, LSB, GradDipTchg, PGCert(Applied Practice), RTSCA
mky@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Michelle Matthews

Mrs Michelle Matthews (Physical Education and Outdoor Education Teacher)
BPhysEd, DipTchg
mt@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Erin Mitchell (History Teacher, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Year 13 Dean)
B.Ed (PE), GradDipTchLrn (Sec)
rg@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Tracy Munro

Mrs Tracy Munro (HOD Social Sciences, Geography and Social Studies Teacher)
BA, DipTchg, DipGrad
mn@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Marisse Paterson

Mrs Marisse Paterson (HOD Health & Physical Education, Teacher of Health and Physical Education)
BPhed (Hons), GradDipTchg,
mpa@otagogirls.school.nz

Dr Ian Phillips

Dr Ian Phillips (HOD Science, Chemistry and Science Teacher)
PhD (Chemistry), BSc(Hons), MRSC, DipTchg
ph@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Simon Pickard

Mr Simon Pickard (PB4L Coach, Design & Visual Communication and Hard Materials Teacher)
BFA, DipTchg
pc@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Catherine Robson

Ms Catherine Robson (Art, Photography and Art History Teacher)
DipFineArts,(Photography), DipTchg
rn@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Eugene Shields

Mr Eugene Shields (HOD Performing and Visual Arts, Music Teacher)
BA, DipTchg, PGDip (Applied Practice)
sh@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Lisa Taylor

Ms Lisa Taylor (English, English Language, Enterprise, and Social Studies Teacher)
BEd, Dip Tchg, CELTA
tay@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Mac Te Ngahue

Mr Mac Te Ngahue (Dean of Maori students, Maori and Social Studies Teacher, Wairua Puhou Coordinator)
BA, GradDipTchg
tn@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Bronwyn Thomson

Ms Bronwyn Thomson (Japanese and English Language Teacher)
BA, GradDipTchg, MTESOL,Dip Career Counselling
bth@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Duncan Trickey

Mr Duncan Trickey (Business Studies, Enterprise, Social Studies and Tourism Teacher)
BA (Hons)
trk@otagogirls.school.nz

Support Staff

Mrs Denise Colston

Mrs Denise Colston (Canteen Assistant)

Mr Peter Grimsey

Mr Peter Grimsey (Maintenance Team)

Miss Meg Hurring

Miss Meg Hurring (Teacher Aide)

Mrs Kirsten Kane

Mrs Kirsten Kane (Teacher Aide)
MusB, GradDipTchg

Miss Sera Katuke

Miss Sera Katuke (House Manager)

Ms Kilisitina Moata’ane

Ms Kilisitina Moata’ane (Teacher Aide)

Ms Catriona Murray-Strachan

Ms Catriona Murray-Strachan (Guidance Counsellor)
MA (Hons), BSS (Counselling), Cert Counselling, Cert Adult Ed., Cert TESOL, SVQ Assess Candidate Performance
cms@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Tracy Phillips

Mrs Tracy Phillips (Teacher Aide)

Ms Nourah Ross

Ms Nourah Ross (Teacher Aide)
BSc