Our Team

Inspired teachers create inspired children. Hikuai School is proud to have a team of passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers leading the way in the classroom, along with a skilled support staff team.

Hikuai School Teaching Staff

Mark Thomson

I am the Acting Principal of Hikuai School, a role that I am particularly proud to be charged with.

I am mad keen on cycling, love to spend time working in my garden and hanging out with my family. 

I am in the office on Monday - Wednesday and teach in Room 5 on Thursdays and Fridays. 

Anne Hunter

Room 3 Junior School Teacher - Years 0, 1 & 2

Avid gardener, staunch Chiefs and Everton FC supporter and bowling enthusiast. 

Amira Bland

Room 4 - Years 3, 4 & 5

I have been teaching for over 15 years while raising my own children. I enjoy playing a variety of sports, reading, learning new things, spending time outdoors and I especially love time spent with my family and friends. It is both a pleasure and a privilege to be part of the learning journey with our Hikuai School students.

Pippa Lawlor

Room 5 - Years 6, 7 & 8 - Principal Release Teacher

Hikuai School Support Staff

Theresa MacKenzie - Teacher Aide

Rachel Barnett - Office Administrator

Pat Hope - Librarian

Nataria Moore - Cleaner

Pop Taipari - Caretaker