Our Board of Trustees

"Ako tahi Tātou, Tipu tahi Tātou, Together we Learn, Together we Grow"


The Board of Trustees is responsible for seven key work areas in the school, which are:
  • Development and ongoing review of the school charter.
  • Monitoring and reviewing your school’s progress.
  • Putting in place a policy framework.
  • Employing the principal.
  • Managing assets.
  • Ensuring your school’s legal compliance.
  • Implementing the National Education Guidelines.
School Doc Reviews

From time to time, members of our school community are asked to participate in reviews, with the intention of strengthening current school policy. Taita Central School uses Schooldocs to administer our policy reviews. To Access the Schooldocs website go to:


User name: taitacentral

Password: power

Then do the following:

  1. Follow the link to each policy (go to the bold section currently under review).
  2. Read the policy.
  3. Click the Policy Review button at the right hand top corner of the page.
  4. Select your role (Parent/Caregiver).
  5. Enter your name (optional).
  6. Submit your ratings and comments.

If you have any queries relating to the Schooldocs site, or our review process, please contact the school.


Board of Trustees (BoT) Meeting

BoT meetings are generally held in Week 4 and Week 9 of the school terms. Dates are advertised in the School Newsletter.

All parents/caregivers are welcome to attend. They are held at 6:00pm in the school staffroom. Board of Trustees meeting minutes are available on request from the office.


Our Board Members

Presiding Member Helen van der Raaij
Trustee Lua Taouma
Trustee Kelly Lia
Trustee Kika Sauila
Trustee Anna Robertson-Bate
Trustee Katherine Tuthill
Staff Trustee Paige Kelly
Principal Michelle Picard




2024 Annual Implementation Plan

2024 - 2025 Strategic Plan

2023 - 2025 Strategic Plan

Charter 2020 - 2022


Audit Reports

Annual Report 2023 Annual Report 2022 Annual Report 2021 Annual Report 2020 Annual Report 2019



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