Back Row: Ms Heidi Trent, Mr Michael Somers, Mrs Alana Cooper, Mr Troy Standish, Mr Allen Jones, Wade Scott, Mr Henry Slaats, Mr Gordon Giddy, Mrs Tineka Twigley
Ninth Row: Ms Hannah Clark, Mrs Angela Bayly, Mr Stephen Brown, Mr Keith Maw, Mr Glen Hannah, Mr Steven Leppard, Mrs Joanne Ander, Mrs Linda Dickson, Mrs Jessie Haylock, Mrs Lizaan Hale
Eighth Row: Mrs Lynda Mace, Mrs Phoebe Ansell, Mrs Glynda Malley, Mr Jon Hawkins, Mr Larry Wilson, Miss Nicola Healy, Mr Alan Elgar, Miss Brooke Moratti
Seventh Row: Ms Stephanie Gibbons, Mr Adrian Wright, Mrs Shirley Rowe, Mr Brad Bennett, Mr Felix Hartmann, Mr Richard Wild, Mr Jonathan Dobbie, Mrs Kate Kilgour, Dr Yvonne Shanahan
Sixth Row: Mrs Pauline Crow, Mr Chris Roux, Mr Michael Townes, Mr Philip Hewlett, Mr Bevan Matene, Mr Justin Hyde, Mr Dean Hikaka
Fifth Row: Ms Rebekah Smith, Mrs Dawn Eaton, Mr Viv Treweek, Mr Spencer Page, Mr Finn Peters, Mrs Francesca Dowman, Mr Jonathon Flynn, Mr Max Maaka
Fourth Row: Mr Evan Davies, Mrs Adrienne Roberts, Mr Warren Drought, Mr Paul Martin, Mr Jamie Farquhar, Mr Jamie Stones, Mrs Barbara Mitchell, Mrs Shelley Ingle
Third Row: Mrs Natalie Dent, Mr Nick Creery, Mr Kayne Dunlop, Mr Craig Thomas, Mr Michael Taylor, Mr Robert Wisnewski, Mr Matthew Cleaver, Mr Blair Corlett, Mrs Tania Moore
Second Row: Mrs Carolyn Matuku, Mr John McLellan, Mr Reuben Creery, Mr David Bublitz, Mr Michael Graham, Mr Aaron Lock, Mr Kane Rowson, Mr Chris Greer
Front Row: Mr Hugh Russell, Mr Andrew Hope, Mr Paul Veric, Mr Darryl Leath, Mr Reid Archer


S Moore
Grad Dip Tchg,  Grad Dip Tech,  NZCC

D J Leath
BE (Mech), Dip Tchg (Timetabler)

Mr Leath is Director of Curriculum and Academic Performance.

A H Hope
BSc, Dip Tchg

Mr Hope is the Director of Students.

R Archer
BA, BCA,  Dip Tchg

Mr Archer is the Director of Teaching and Learning



Mrs C M Matuku, MFA, Dip Tchg


Mrs T Moore, BA, Dip Tchg (HOF English)

Mrs Moore is responsible for English in the school.


M Cleaver, BSpLS, Dip Tchng (HOF Physical Education & Hospitality) Dean of Hatherly House

Mr Cleaver is an Old Boy and former Head Boy at NPBHS (1999), Head of Health and Physical Education/Hospitality Faculty

Mr Cleaver has a keen interest in basketball, cricket, running and the outdoors. This year he is coaching the Junior Boys A Basketball team. He is very motivated to improve the academic outcomes for all our boys, while also enriching them with extra curricular opportunities beyond the classroom. NPBHS means a huge amount to Mr Cleaver personally and his goal is to inspire boys to be the best they can possibly be. Boys need to leave NPBHS with pride and passion for the school, but also with a meaningful education to help them be great citizens in our society.


Mrs N Dent, BSc, Dip Tchg (HOF Mathematics)

Mrs Dent is responsible for Mathematics in the school.


J D McLellan, BSc, Dip Tchg (HOF of Science)

Mr McLellan’s faculty includes Science, Horticulture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, and Physics. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Physics, the Taranaki Science Fair Committee, and a former mentor at the International Space School in Houston TX.


M Taylor, BSc, BA, Dip Tchg (HOF Social Sciences)

Mr Taylor’s faculty includes the History, Geography and Commerce Departments.

HEAD OF LEARNNG SUPPORT: – Learning Support, Careers, Guidance, LMA, Library

Mrs A Bayley, BEd, Dip Tchg (Acting HOD Learning Support)

HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY: – Computer-Science, Engineering, Electronics, Graphics, Metalwork, Woodwork, Digital Media

Ms S C Scott, BA, Dip Tchg (HOF Technology)

Ms Scott is the leader of an inspiring group of teachers of technology. She is in charge of the school’s IT network and manages the dedicated IT technical staff. She is also the director of e-Learning as the school moves to incorporate the use of students’ devices into teaching and learning in the school. Ms Scott has represented NZ in orienteering and has won national titles in orienteering and titles in rogaining. She plays clarinet with the Taranaki Symphony Orchestra.



D J Bublitz, BPhy Ed, Dip Tchg

Mr Bublitz is responsible for all sport in the school.


E E Davies, BA, Dip Tchg


Kayne Dunlop, BCA, Dip Tchg

Mr Dunlop is responsible for our boarding students who live on the campus for the duration of the school year. He is also the 1st XV Manager.


Mrs J Ander, BA, Diploma of Teaching, TESOL

D P Atkins, Dip PE, PG Dip Sport Mgt, TTC Dip PE, PG Dip Sport Mgt, TTC
(HOD Kia Eke Panuku, Director of Maori Achievement)

Mrs A Bayly, BEd, Dip Tchg, Acting HOD – Learning Support

Ms W M Bayley, BEd, Dip ESSTN
(HOF Student Support Services) (HOD Learning Support)

S J Brown, BMus, Dip Tchg

D J Bublitz, BPhy Ed, Dip Tchg
Director of Sport

Ms H Clark, BA, Dip Tchg, Huia Coordinator

M Cleaver, BSpLS, Dip Tchng
(HOF Physical Education & Hospitality) Dean of Hatherly House

Ms A Cooper, BSc, Dip Tchg

B J Corlett, BEd, Dip Tchg
Senior Donnelly House Leader

N Creery, BEd,
Dean of Syme House

R T J Creery, BEd
Dean of Donnelly House

Mrs P M Crow, BA, Dip Tchg, TSSTN
(SCT, PRT Co-ordinator)

Mrs S Darke, BEd (Hons), GDip Psyc, Guidance Counsellor

E Davies, BA, Dip Tchg
Director of Culture

Mrs N Dent, BA, Dip Tchg
HOF Mathematics, Principals Nominee

Mrs L R Dickson, MVSc, Dip Tchg (Literacy Across the Curriculum Project Manager)

J M Dobbie, BSc, Dip Tchg

W Drought, Dip Tchg

Mr Kayne Dunlop, BSC, Dip Tchg
HOD – Commerce/Assistant Director of Boarding, Senior House Leader – Hatherly

A E Elgar, BA, Dip Tchg
Integrated Junior Curriculum

J B Farquhar, BCom, BPhy Ed, Dip Tchg

J C Flynn, BSc, Dip Tchg

G G Giddy, BSc, Dip Tchg

L Hale, BSc, Dip Tchg
HOD – Horticulture

G P Hannah, BA, Dip Tchg

Hartmann, BDes (Hons), Dip Tchg

J Hawkins, BSc, Dip Tchg
HOD Chemistry

Mrs J Haylock, BCom, Dip Tchg, TIC Economics

Miss N J A Healy, BVA, Dip Tchg
TIC Digital Media

P J Hewlett, BA, Dip Tchg
HOD – Outdoor Education

P C Hill, MFA (Hons), TTC

D Hikaka, BEd, Dip Tchg
Assistant HOF Mathematics

J C F Hyde, MEd (Hons), BSc, Dip Ed, PG Dip Bus Admin, Dip Tchg, MCCC, MEd (e-Learning)
HOD – Earth & Space Science

Mrs S Ingle, BSc, Dip Tchg

A Jones, NZCE (Mech), Dip Spec Subs, Dip Tchg

H A Kerr, BA, Dip Perf Arts, Dip Tchg
Guidance Counsellor

Mrs K L Kilgour, BA, Dip Tchg
Assistant HOD English

S R Leppard AdvTC, Dip Spec Subs, Dip Tchg

A K Lock, London Dip T & H, C & G, Dip Tchg
Dean of Barak House

M M Maaka, Dip Sport & Rec

B Matene, Poutuarongo Te Rangakura, Bachelor of Bilingual Teaching
HOD Maori/Hostel Master

J D McLellan, BSc, Dip Tchg
HOF Science

Mrs C M Matuku, MFA, Dip Tchg
HOF Arts & Languages

D C Moore, TTC, PG Dip Gui & Couns
Guidance Counsellor / Gateway

Mrs T Moore, BA, Dip Tchg
HOF English

Sam Moore, Grad Dip Tech, Grad Dip Teaching, NZCC

Ms B Moratti, BSpEx, Dip Tchg

S W Page, BSc, Dip Tchg

M G Parker, G Dip Eng, Dip Tchg

F Peters, BRM, Dip Tchg

G J H Poole, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mrs M H Porteous, Dip FAA, Dip Tchg, TTC

J N Prasad, BE (Civil), MTech, Dip Tchg
Hostel Master

Mrs A G Roberts, BHSc, Dip Tchg
HOD Hospitality

J C J Roux, BTech, Dip Eng, RETC, Dip Tchg
TIC Electronics/PPTA Branch Chair

Mrs S Rowe, BEd, CTESOL, Dip Tchg,
HOD ESOL, Academic Dean International Students

K T Rowson, BS & ESci, Dip Tchg
(Asst Dean Year 9 and 10)

H L Russell, BA, Dip Tchg
Director of Business Development & Communications/International

Ms S C Scott, BA, Dip Tchg
HOF Technology/Network Manager

H Slaats, BSc, TTC

M Somers, BA, Dip Tchg
Senior Syme House Leader
Student Leadership Development

T Standish, BSc, BEd

J Stones, BSpLs, Dip Tchg
Hockey Development Officer

M G Taylor, BSc, Dip Tchg
HOF Social Sciences

C R Thomas, Adv TC, Dip Tchg
Asst HOF Technology

M J Townes, BA, Dip Tchg

Ms H Trent, BAppSC (Physio), Dip Tchg

V J B Treweek, BConMus, Dip Tchg
HOD Music

R M Turner, BSc, Dip Tchg
HOD Biology

Mrs T F Twigley, BA, Dip Tchg, CELTA
HOD Languages/Spanish

M G Watts, TTC, GC Career Dev
Careers Adviser, HOD Careers/Gateway

R T Wild, BA, Dip Tchg
HOD History

L D Wilson, Dip PE, TT Cert
Asst HOD Health & PE

R J Wisnewski, MEdL, BSocSci, Dip Tchg
HOD Geography/Senior House Leader – Barak

A Wright, BA (hons), PGCE


Mrs J Beath, BMus, Dip Mus, Dip Tchg, FTCL, LRSM, RMT

P Cook


Mrs J Henderson, BMus

D Hamilton, BA, MMus (Hons)

M Harding, BA, Dip Tchg

A Henry

K Jackson, BA Dip Tchng

M Stevens, NZCT


Ms F M Dowman, Dip Tchg

Ms B C Mitchell, Cert Tchg

Ms S.Crow

C Harvey, Dip OE


K I Maw NDBC  (Technical Manager)

R B Newbrook (Staff Support Manager)


Ms K Wilkin, Information Centre (Library) / Archivist

Miss S R MacDonald, Librarian, Cert. Bus & Comp


R A Harland, BAgSc, Dip Tchg


P Robertson  (Property Supervisor)

S McNab

G Winters

M McKone


Mrs S Smith (Matron)

Ms C F Morris, (Matron)

M L Trowern, (Chef)


Mrs H Reason, (Manager)


K R Dixon, AdvTC, MDC Dip, CEC


M B Graham, BHortSci, ANZIM (Executive Officer and Board Secretary)

Dr Y Shanahan, FCPA, (Finance Manager)

Mrs B Richards, NZIAO (Finance Assistant)

Ms A Vailahi-Schofield, BCom, CA (Accountant)


Mrs D M Eaton (Headmaster’s PA)

Mrs P Ansell JP (Office Administrator)

Mrs H J Knight (Student Services Administrator)

Ms R Smith (School Nurse/Student Services Administrator)

Mrs L M Mace (Receptionist)

Mrs Linda Kendall (Transition Secretary)

Mrs P Campbell (Communications / Graphic Design)


B Bennett (Sport Administrator)

B Bennett  (Rugby Development Officer)

M Curry (Football Development Officer)

B Bennett (Cricket Development Officer)

International Student Welfare

Mrs G Malley