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The Senior Leadership Team


Chief Executive

Jenny Pitama
Manager - Business Development

Karyn Willets
Manager - Human Resources

Professional Leaders


Our Education Team is made up of a group of highly-experienced Professional Leaders, whose role is to work collaboratively to inspire and enable our teachers to provide excellence in teaching and learning – every day, in every kindergarten.


In specialist roles, Hannah Jay, Learning Support Leader,  works in collaboration with the Professional Leaders and Pouhere Ako in supporting and guiding kaiako in response to challenging behaviours and tamariki with additional learning needs in all Kindergartens and with all tamariki.


Our Pouhere Ako, delivers support throughout the Association around Te Ao Māori, Te Reo Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi, building bicultural practice with a particular emphasis on Whānaungatanga.

Catherine Gerslov-Wright

Jeanne Williams

Keryn Barlow

Mark White

Sue Szentivanyi

Lyndell Turner

Hannah Jay
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