The Boards of trustees is accountable to parents and caregivers, the local community, the bishop (proprietor), and the Minister of Education, other government agencies and the public, for their actions

and performance. The board is the employer of all the school’s staff and is responsible for:

  • setting the school's strategic and policy direction in consultation with parents, staff and students
  • ensuring that the school provides a safe environment and quality education for all its students
  • overseeing the management of curriculum, staff, property, finance and administration
  • constantly monitoring and reviewing progress against targets to inform future planning.

The board must have a charter, which sets out long-term goals and annual targets determining the school’s priorities.

The Board is made up of:

  • Five elected parent representatives (next election is 2016)
  • The Principal (acting as the board’s chief executive, professional advisor and educational leader
  • An elected staff representative
  • Four appointed representatives of the proprietor


Our Board

Parent's Representatives:

  • Nick Glennie (Chairperson) 
  • Emma Frazer 

  • Melanie Shadbolt
  • Rebecca Kime
  • Rachael Rayner

Proprietor's Representatives:

  • Fr Denis Nolan
  • Brendan Malone
  • Suzanne Gray
  • Caroline Fahey

Other Members:

  • Peter Richmond (Staff Representative)
  • Ben Gorman (Principal)


Board Minutes Secretary: Judith Carstens

School Contact Details

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Phone 03 313 7828


Fax 03 313 7818

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35 Victoria St, Rangiora 7400


PO Box 58, Rangiora 7400

School Office Hours


Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm

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Prospectus 1

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