Aorangi School Board of Trustees

Wikitoria Mansell

Board Members
Maka Hiva
Channelle Spurr
Kylie Robertson
Anthony Robertson

Principal / Tumuaki
Kairo McLean

Staff Representative
Karen Anderson

To contact the Board, please email to with "Attn: BoT Chairperson" in the subject line.

BOT News

  • The Board welcomed our new Tumuaki, Kairo McLean.
    Items of significance discussed at our first meeting were, the development of our new Behaviour Management Plan - to a Relationship Management Plan; Budget for 2022; Applications for Grants to support the Hauroa and Wellness programmes at our kura; Teacher Only Days planned for 2022 and a change of supplier for our school uniform.
    The Board also thanked our hardworking Caretaker Matua Tony for the wonderful work he has undertaken to have the school looking beautiful for the start of the year.
  • Board would like to congratulate Mrs Anderson in her new role as AP.
    Various Grants are being applied for to fund a new playground for our tamariki.
    Other items of significance were the introduction of Fun Fridays and the inclusion of our school in the Positive Behaviour for Learning Programme.
  • The Board have confirmed the Election date for this year’s Triennial Elections will be Thursday, 8th September, 2022.
    Other items of Significance discussed were: The Success of the Meet the Teacher Night / Movie night; Commencement of the Breakfast Club, Introduction of our new school values and the Perimeter Fencing Project will commence later this month.
  • The Board are seeking Grants to fund an exciting new playground for our tamariki. So far we have been successful with 3 Grants totaling $50,000. Still a long way to go for our required amount - but things are progressing.

    As part of the PB4L (Positive Behaviour for Learning) we have had signage put up around the school to help teach our new school values.

    As our roll has grown to 118, we have employed another New Entrant Teacher. The School Staff and Board would like to extend a warm welcome to Whaea Susi in Room 08.

    The Board would also like to thank Whaea Melissa for her hard work in ensuring a successful whanau Matariki day. Thank you to all staff and whanau that supported Whaea Melissa before and on the day.