"Developing Independent Life-Long Learners"

We have seven classes. Classroom teachers and students are also supported by a Reading Recovery teacher and Part-time teachers. We have four teacher aides who also support teachers and students with their learning.

There is considerable experience within our staff who work collaboratively to support all of our students.

Teaching Staff

Principal -

Deputy Principal - Year 5/6

Teacher - Year 5/6

Teacher - Year 3/4

Teacher - Year 3/4

Teacher - Year 2

Teacher - Year 1/2

Assistant Principal - Year 0/1

Tania Cohen

Te Kewena White

Katrina Forman

Dianne Wright

Sarah McLeod

Robyn Fairbrother

Jonothon Garbutt

Tanya Powell

Staff engaged in Professional Learning

Support Staff

Office Manager: Erin Cusack

Part time Teachers:

Angela Kershaw

Chris Knox - Reading Recovery

Elizabeth Grant

Sharyn Angus

Michelle Nielsen - Te Reo Teacher

Teacher Aides:

Merehana Milner

Nada Otineru

Alo Ioane

Tracey Crosland

Manihira Milner

Hemi Te Hiini


Wil de Wit


Outstanding Excellence




Whakapā mai / Contact Us
Phone: 04 5677214
Email: admin@taitacentral.school.nz
Wāhi Noho / Physical Address
33a Churton Crescent,
Lower Hutt, 5011
Ngā Wāhanga 2020 / Term Dates

Term 1: Mon 3rd Feb – Fri 27th March
Term 2: Wed 15 Apr – Fri 3rd JulyTerm 3: Mon 20 Jul – Fri 25th SeptTerm 4: Mon 12 Oct – Tues 15th Dec

Ngā Hāora /Hours
Office Hours: 8.15am – 3.00pm
Bell Times: 9.00 a.m. School Starts10.40 a.m. Morning Tea12.25 p.m. Lunch3.00 p.m. School finishes