Bairds Mainfreight Primary School

A great place to learn a fun place to be

“Anything is possible”


Edward Avenue Otara, Telephone: (09) 274 8271 Fax: (09) 274 9661

About Us:

Bairds Mainfreight Primary School is set in the heart of Otara, Auckland.  Our student roll is mainly Maori and Pasifika, reflecting the rich and wonderful cultures of our community.

The school's core business is children's learning.  We have top quality teachers who provide teaching and learning experiences to ensure that every student has the opportunity to achieve, and to become successful life-long learners.

We are proud of our school, and the wonderful relationship we have with our community.  We firmly believe that this home-school partnership ensures quality education for all of our students.


Principal

Alan Lyth


Deputy Principals

Kim Benjamin

Fiona McAree Ngaau


Admin Staff:

Val McKee (PA / Property Manager)

Akauta William (Attendance Manager)

Rex Pennalligen (Finance Manager)


Junior Syndicate:

R23 Yoneka Dayal

R13 Jo Baird

R15 Hilary Pratt

R16 Lynn Bennett

R17 Deborah Doherty

R18 Samantha Wakefield

R19 Julianna Warid

R22 Jody O'connell & Margaret Davies

R3  Sheryl Thompson

Middle Syndicate:

R4  Taarika Nair

R7  Michelle Fulford (AP)

R20 Wendy Thomas

R21 Henry Martin


Senior Syndicate:

R8  Melissa Bedford

R9  Jonathan van Campen

R10 Kimberley Williams

R11 Michelle Peters

R12 Bronwyn Elsmore


Reading Recovery:

Sonya Hetherington & Saris Moodley


Part Time Teachers:

Tanya Walton

Catherine Bowes

Faith Hards

Anne Emery



Social Worker in Schools:

Mereana Herangi


Librarian/Teacher Aide: Katy Otikore


Teacher Aide: Perise Armstrong

Teacher Aide: Terai Tuakana

Teacher Aide: Jackie Kaipo

Teacher Aide: Meleane Leturu

Teacher Aide: Sene Neemia


Caretaker: Wayne Lawrence

Tuck shop: Monica Talapule

Board of Trustees:


Chairperson: Martin KAIPO


Elected Members:


Natasha SMITH,

Ani TANGIMATAITI,

Mele FAUMUINA,  

Teariki NGAAU

Martin KAIPO.


Staff Trustee:

Michelle PETERS


Principal:

Alan LYTH


Minute Secretary:

Rex Pennalligan