Our Staff

Email: office@linden.school.nz     Phone: (04) 232 5329    Fax: (04) 232 6629

Mrs Gaylene Hill

Masters of Education (with distinction)

Bachelor of Education

Diploma of Teaching



 Teaching Staff

Kowhai Team

Mrs Melanie Zimmerman
(Deputy Principal -Room 1)
On maternity leave for 2017
Bachelor of Education (Teaching) -Primary

PG Dip in Education -Special Education


Miss Vera Gonzales
(Acting DP-Room 2)
Year Level: 2-3


Ms Laura Engel
(Room 3)
Year Level: 0-1

Bachelor of Education -Teaching


Pohutukawa Team

Mr Jason McMillan
(Acting DP-Room 7)
Year Level: 4-6


Ms Bex Dabbs
(Room 9)
Year Level: 4-6


Support Staff

  Anilyn Reyes
(Teacher Aide)
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Donna Waru
(Teacher Aide/ ELL Support)

Shannon Akavi 
(Teacher Aide)

Nicky Lawrence
(Off ice Manager)

 Mark Brewer
Craftsman Plumber
Registered Painter 

Rachel Doragh



Board of Trustees

Alison Hayes

(Parent Representative)

Liz Langham

(Parent Representative)

Tristan Jarvis

Board Chair
(Parent Representative)

Mike Doragh

(Parent Representative)

Lydia Jackson

(Parent Representative)