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Our Staff

Group Director

Shelley Wilson

Operations Manager

Matt Williams

Administration Staff

Hayley Thomson - Service Co-ordinator
Vicki Douglas - Academic Administrator
Lisa Fox- Academic Administrator
​Melia Kape - Academic Administrator
Emma Stokes - ​Academic Administrator
Stephen Lai
Sharlene Pacaigue
Jessica Allen
Geoff Dickinson - Purchasing and Stock Control

Technician Staff

Tal Vaireka - Workshop Manager
Paul Woodgate
Murray Laird
Amy McNaughton
Manu Fisiihoi
Jacob Ogilvy
Aaron King


Academic Staff


Simone Rakena - Electrical/Energy Manager
​​Chris Ellis
Lea Springintveld 
Murray Rainey 
Dean Parr
Don Reed
Perry Foreman
Lukas Maree
Paul Manson
Rifae Jappie



Simone Rakena - Plumbing Team Manager
​Claude Stacey
Bryan Smith
Rob Hatchell
Robert Anderson
​​Olaf Sparrow

Carpentry and Joinery

Harriet Crisp - Carpentry and Joinery Team Manager
Brian Thompson
Bruce Delaney
Gerry Twigg
Greg Porter
Gene Cooper


My Career Pathway

Gary Pepperell
Gary McCormack
Tony Picard
Nathan Lewis
Geoff Saxton​


Waikato Trades Academy

Harriet Crisp - Team Manager
Paul Price
Ian Jonassen
Jason Wilson
Michael Clarke
Stefan Auliff
Craig Cameron
Malcolm Jacobs
Sasheen Narayan
Grant Shepherd
Ernie Pene​


Metal Trades

Raymond Hall - Metal Trades Team Manager
Norrie Durie 
Greg Knight 
Justin Thomas 
Paul Williams 
Roland Spirig 
Bryce Arnold 
Basil Swart 
Sam Bay 
George Hendry 
Travis Duncan
Dean Bunyan
Nigel Jervis
Sebastiaan Eikhoudt
Garry Taylor
Jordyn Prole
Brendon Clarke​