Contact Us


Listed below are the contact details for the teaching staff at Twizel Area School. If you have a general question you can still email the school office: [email protected]


Leadership Team

PrincipalKate Staniford[email protected]
Deputy PrincipalNeil Potter[email protected]
Assistant PrincipalKay Potter[email protected]
Special Educational Needs Coordinator
Alison Holden[email protected]
NCEA Principal’s Nominee
Michele O'Carroll[email protected]
Te Āo Māori Leader
Karati Metcalfe[email protected]
Teaching Staff

Science / Y11-13 Dean
Denise Arkless[email protected]
Primary Teacher
Jane Brophy[email protected]
Primary Teacher / New entrants
Brooke Smith
[email protected]
Arts / PEClare Frost[email protected]
PE / Outdoor EducationMark Frost[email protected]
Primary Teacher / SENCO / ESOL
Alison Holden[email protected]
GatewayElaine Lindsay[email protected]
Primary TeacherChris Longbottom[email protected]
Primary Teacher
Lauren McAuley[email protected]
Middle School TeacherTaylor McGifford[email protected]
Primary TeacherMellissa McLellan
[email protected]
Te Āo Māori
Kararti Metcalfe[email protected]
Primary TeacherGail Mullon[email protected]
Middle School Teacher / Kāhui AkoSandy Nelson[email protected]
Special EducationAlison Blanchard[email protected]
MathematicsJim O'Carroll[email protected]
Digital TechnologyMichele O'Carroll[email protected]
English / Drama / Social Studies
Kay Potter[email protected]
Science / Mathematics
Neil Potter[email protected]
Primary TeacherSharon Reid[email protected]
Food / Fabric / Health
Middle School Dean
Nyree Schaar[email protected]
English / Social Studies
Freya Haanen
[email protected]
Primary TeacherAmanda Sargeant
[email protected]
MusicAnne Sweeney[email protected]
TechnologyJohn van Mulbregt
[email protected]