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Our Team

A huge welcome from our dedicated team of teachers and support staff. Our team is driven to promote the raising of achievement at Donovan Primary. We look forward to seeing your at our great school.

Teaching Staff 
 PrincipalMr Peter Hopwood 
 Associate PrincipalMrs Helen Fallow  
 Year 5&6 Rm 20Mr Brett Ryan (Associate Principal) 
 Year 5&6 Rm 21Miss Jacqui Holland 
 Year 5&6 Rm 1Miss Liz Kennedy 
 Year 5&6 Rm 2Ms Racheal Fosbender 
 Year 5&6 Rm 3Ms Juliet Keen 
 Year 5&6 Rm 4 Ms Tracy Wheeler 
 Year 3&4 Rm5Mrs Karyn Duncan 
 Year 3&4 Rm6 Mrs Honey Ormond-Taane 
 Year 3&4 Rm 7Mrs Kellie Ronald 
 Year 3&4 Rm8Mrs Karen Leadley 
 Year 3&4 Rm 9Mrs Robyn Wilson 
 Year 3&4 Rm 11Miss Aisha Williams 
 Year 2 Rm 12Miss Amanda Klemick 
 Year 2 Rm 13Miss Olivia Hall 
 Year 1 Rm 14Miss Maddy Grant 
 Year 1 Rm15Ms Paulette Crengle 
 Year 1 Rm 16Mrs Johanna Jamieson 
 New Entrants Rm 17Mrs Julie Hopwood 
 New Entrants Rm 18Mrs Pam Keast 
 Special NeedsMrs Janene Butt 
 Reading RecoveryMrs Johanna Jamieson/Mrs Janene Butt 
 Part timeMrs Emma Nally, Mrs Lisa McCleery
 
    
    
SupportOffice ManagerMrs Maureen Erskine 
StaffOfficeMrs Amy Merrilees 
 Office/TAMrs Sandra Cowan 
 LibrarianMrs Jan Phair 
 Teacher AideMrs Sharon Carlene 
 Teacher AideMrs Lisa Dawson 
 Teacher AideMrs Paula Ruston 
 Teacher AideMrs Narelle Dakers 
 Teacher AideMrs Amber Briggs 
 Teacher AideMrs Tracy Boniface 
 Teacher AideMrs Katrina Ritani 
 Teacher AideMrs Natasha Irvine 
 Teacher Aide (Sports)Ms Tilly Vi  
 CaretakerMr Grant Baker 
 CleanersMs Tracy Duncan/Ms Kylie Munro 

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees usually meet at Donovan at 5.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month. Parents are reminded that the meetings of the Board of Trustees are open to the public. Our current board of Trustees are:

Chairperson                               Jill Wilkinson

Finances                                     Aaron Kerr and Peter Hopwood

Curriculum/Achievement        Jill Wilkinson Karen Hargest and Peter Hopwood                 

Property/Health and Safety    Tristan Duffell and Scott Forbes                                   

Principal                                     Peter Hopwood

Staff Representative                  Karen Leadley               

PTA

The PTA meet reguarly each month. They are an active part of the school community. They fundraise for our school and also run the canteen. If you wish to contact any of our members please email pta@donovanprimary.ac.nz. 

To Contact Us

Donovan Primary 

200 Drury Lane

Invercargill 9810