Meet our Board

Chris Te Whare - Board Chair

My daughter attends Wairakei Primary School, and being on the Board of Trustees allows me to represent all our students and to support our Principal...

John McIntyre - Trustee

I have been on the Wairakei Primary School Board of Trustees since the 2016 board elections.

Gordon Roberts - Trustee

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Paula Farquhar - Principal

A journey does remind me time has advanced. Yet, more, it is also a great reminder of what I've done. What we've achieved.

Bevan Thompson - Trustee

I have lived in Taupo for 13 years and have been part of the Wairakei School Primary community for the past five years.

Olivia Graham - Lead Teacher & Board of Trustees Staff Representative

I have worked as a teacher at Wairakei Primary School for seven years and I have been the staff representative on the Board for four years.

Chris Berriman - Trustee

Chris Berriman 40 years of age, Family is an important aspect of my life, watching my children achieve their best is my ultimate goal.

Tracey Bouma - Trustee

I have a back round in Community and Social Work here in Taupo. Currently I run our farming business alongside my husband Russell.

Emily Walker - Trustee

Having grown up in Taupo in a rural lifestyle, Wairakei Primary school has played a vital role in the growth of my family.