OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE

PRINCIPAL

Lyndy Watkinson

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL

Terry Brown

DEPUTY PRINCIPALS

Lynne van Etten

James Went (Year 9)

Brenda McNaughton (Year 10)

Emma Joynes (Year 11)

Sarah Drew (Year 12)

Jacky Lee (Year 13)

BUSINESS MANAGER

Yasmin Khan

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THE AVONDALE COLLEGE SCHOOL BOARD

PRESIDING MEMBER:  Dave Erson

PRINCIPAL:  Lyndy Watkinson

BOARD MEMBERS:  Mike Allison

BOARD MEMBERS:  Nua Silipa

BOARD MEMBERS:  Tanya Wendt-Samu

BOARD MEMBERS:  Jenni Tupu

BOARD MEMBERS:  Eileen Joy

CO-OPTED BOARD MEMBER: Hine Watts 

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE:  Rhonda Donaldson

SECRETARY:  Rochelle Smith zsmr@avcol.school.nz

STUDENT SERVICES
DEANS

YEAR 9

Dave Dewsnap

Associate: Kirsty Pinder

YEAR 10 

Hannah Stewart

Associate: Aaron Harris

YEAR 11

Tom Bishop

Associate: Guinevere Alai

YEAR 12

Naomi Parker

Associate: Peter Hita

YEAR 13

Grace Williams

Associate: Ruqayya Khan

 
GUIDANCE

Our team of qualified Counsellors are all members of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors and abide by the Code of Ethics of this association which means that confidentiality is maintained unless there is an imminent risk to safety.

The Counsellors work in the Deans’ Corridor adjacent to the Health Centre.

 

COUNSELLORS

Jin Tai   

M: 021 065 0835

Dave McMillan

M: 027 362 5584

Valenisia Sinisa

M: 027 478 8082

Tessa Bennett

 

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HEALTH CLINIC

The Avondale College Health Clinic is open from 8:45am to 3:15pm to deal with students' health concerns. Students need to obtain a pass from their teacher to be seen by a nurse. Students are not allowed to carry medication in their school bag without talking to the school nurse.

LEAD REGISTERED NURSE: Hannah Normington

REGISTERED NURSE: Heather Playle

ADMINISTRATOR: Susan Brown

LIBRARY

The Avondale College Library is available to students from 8:00am to 4:00pm daily, and until 4:30m on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students can access a large range of fiction and non-fiction, use computers or make use of the extensive e-book collection.

 

COLLEGE SHOP

Opening hours: 8:15am - 1:30pm weekdays.

MANAGER:  Charlotte Houghton

T: 820 1734

CANTEEN

The Avondale College canteen provides a range of food options to students before school, during interval and at lunchtimes.

 

CAREERS

Our Careers Department staff are there to help students with course planning, scholarship information and assistance with job and tertiary education applications, CV writing and more. Senior students can book an appointment with Careers staff by emailing the Director. Parents are welcome to attend.

DIRECTOR:  Jacqui Birkhead

GATEWAY COORDINATOR: Christine Boyle

ADMINISTRATION

 

BUSINESS MANAGER:  Yasmin Khan

 

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER:  Susan Elijas

 

OFFICE MANAGER:  Susan Elijas

 

PRINCIPAL'S PA:  Rochelle Smith

 

BUSINESS MANAGER'S PA:  Trudi Biggs

ACCOUNTS

ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT:  accounts@avcol.school.nz

PROPERTY

PROPERTY MANAGER:  Bruno Zarin

SPORTS

DIRECTOR OF SPORT:  Judy Revell

SPORTS COORDINATOR: Valerio Raccuglia

 

STADIUM & FACILITIES MANAGER:  Bevan Jones

TAUREWA OFFICE

DIRECTOR:  Meg Goldthorpe

THEATRE

THEATRE MANAGER:  Shane Lawrence