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

 

School Board

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)

Mr Simon Pickard

Mr Simon Pickard (Staff Representative)

Deb Tasi-Cordtz

Deb Tasi-Cordtz (Parent Representative)

Jomana Moharram

Jomana Moharram (Student Representative)

Senior Leadership Team

Ms Kathryn Dick

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

Mrs Sue Porter

Mrs Sue Porter (Deputy 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 (Deputy 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

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

Mrs Marcelle Clements

Mrs Marcelle Clements (Physical Education Teacher, Acting HOD Physical Education)
BPhysEd, BComm, DipTchg
cl@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

Ms Charlotte Hayward

Ms Charlotte Hayward (Year 11 Dean, Assistant HOD English, English Teacher)
BA Hist, GradDip Teaching (Sec), PGDipEdLn
hyc@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Rosie Joyce

Ms Rosie Joyce (Year 13 Dean, TIC Student Council, Media Studies, Geography, Tourism and Social Studies Teacher)
BA, GradDipTchg, MEdLd
jce@otagogirls.school.nz

Miss Bronwyn Kingi

Miss Bronwyn Kingi (Social Studies, Hard Materials and Design & Visual Communication Teacher)
Dip Craft & Design, DipTchg
bki@otagogirls.school.nz

Miss Lauren Mackay

Miss Lauren Mackay (Assistant Year 10 Dean, Drama and English Teacher)
BA, LSB, GradDipTchg, PGCert(Applied Practice), RTSCA
mky@otagogirls.school.nz

Ms Megan Marshall

Ms Megan Marshall (Music Teacher)
MTchLgn, BA(Hons)

Mrs Michelle Matthews

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

Dr Geraldine McGowan

Dr Geraldine McGowan (Chemistry, Mathematics and Science Teacher)
PhD, BSc (Hons), PGDE (Sec)
mcg@otagogirls.school.nz

Mrs Erin Mitchell

Mrs Erin Mitchell (History Teacher, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Year 9 Dean)
B.Ed (PE), GradDipTchLrn (Sec)
eml@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

Mr Simon Pickard

Mr Simon Pickard (HOD Technology, 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 (SENCO, English, English Language, Enterprise, Literacy and Social Studies Teacher)
BEd, Dip Tchg, CELTA
tay@otagogirls.school.nz

Mr Mac Te Ngahue

Mr Mac Te Ngahue (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

Dr Zoe Williams

Dr Zoe Williams (Chemistry, Science and Mathematics Teacher)
PhD, BSc (Hons), PGDE (Sec), BSc
zol@otagogirls.school.nz

Support Staff

Mrs Denise Colston

Mrs Denise Colston (Canteen Assistant)

Mr Peter Grimsey

Mr Peter Grimsey (Maintenance Team)

Mrs Anne Hart

Mrs Anne Hart (Teacher Aide)
DipTchg (Primary)

Miss Meg Hurring

Miss Meg Hurring (Teacher Aide)

Ms Kate McCracken

Ms Kate McCracken (Teacher Aide)
BA

Mrs Jeanette Robinson Tromop

Mrs Jeanette Robinson Tromop (Food Technician)

Mrs Louise Smith

Mrs Louise Smith (Teacher Aide)