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Our Staff

Head of School
Jo Shortland

Administration Staff
Louise Hood, Office Manager
Vicki Douglas, Academic Administrator
Lisa Fox, Academic Administrator
​Hayley Thomson – Academic Administrator
Gail Wheeler – Academic Administrator
Sandra Davies – Academic Administrator
Julia Middleton – Industry/Student Administrator​


Technician Staff
Nick Yelling, Technician Manager
Paul Woodgate
Kerry Ryan
Bruce Tollan 
Murray Laird
Michael Ardern

Academic Staff

Electrical/Energy


Electrical/Energy Manager – TBC
​​Ray Anderson 
Murray Rainey 
Martin Lockwood
Dean Parr
Owen Lingard
Don Reed
Perry Foreman
Sasheen Narayan
Lukas Maree
Gary Miller
Paul Manson
Rifae Jappie
Geoff Saxon​

Allied Trades

Adam Cunningham, Allied Trades Team Manager
​Claude Stacey
Bryan Smith
Rob Hatchell
​​Olaf Sparrow 
Greg Porter
​Peter Shields 
Darcy Belfield 
Brian Thompson
​Bruce Delaney
​Gerry Twigg
Bill O'Neill
Tom Malpass
Grant Shepherd
Peter Orchard
Scotty Lichtwark
Haapi Wilson​

Waikato Trades Academy

Wayne Lim – Projects Manager
Paul Price
​Graham Clothier
​Ian Jonassen
​Darby West
​Clint Helms
​Ray Hayley
​Brendon Clarke
​Dennis Pratt
Garry Taylor​

Metal Trades

Vaughn Wetton, Metal Trades Team Manager
Grant Dickson
Craig Cameron 
Norrie Durie 
Greg Knight 
Gary McCormick 
Raymond Hall 
Debra Long 
Lixin Zeng 
Justin Thomas 
Paul Williams 
Roland Spirig 
Bryce Arnold 
Basil Swart 
Sam Bay 
George Hendry 
Nathan Lewis 
Doug Marsh ​
Travis Duncan ​