Board of Trustees     

2019 Board of Trustees Election results

At the close of nominations, as the number of valid nominations was equal to the number of vacancies required to be filled, I hereby declare the following duly elected:

  • David Mackrell
  • Evan Bateup
  • Rodney Wickes

Nancy Beedell, Returning Officer

Board of Trustees

The school is governed by the Board of Trustees and consists of seven members: five elected parent representatives, one elected staff member and the Principal, the board may co-opt additional members.

The five parent trustees are elected by parents for a three-year term; we have two positions elected midterm and three positions at end of the term, to ensure continuity on the Board. Our current members are:

David Mackrell            Chairperson            elected June 2016, re-elected May 2019

Bree Anderson            Parent Trustee       selected June 2016, elected November 2017

Calla Cheng                Parent Trustee       selected November 2018

Evan Bateup               Parent Trustee       elected May 2019

Rodney Wickes            Parent Trustee       elected May 2019

Carla Veldman            Principal                Principal

Nicole Hillier               Staff Trustee          elected December 2018, re-elected May 2019        


Trustees are responsible for the governance of our school. Their important role ensures that the needs of the children and their learning are paramount. Board meetings are open meetings and are held twice a term on a Wednesday in the Boardroom. Notification of each meeting is via the school newsletter and website. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Please contact the school office if you plan to attend a meeting.

The Board can be contacted via the Chairperson, or through the School office, Phone: 09 478 0301, Fax: 09 478 0305 or write to:

Board Chairperson
Pinehill School
Hugh Green Drive
Browns Bay

For further information on becoming a school trustee please follow the link to the New Zealand School Trustees Association NZSTA Becoming a Trustee

ERO (Education Review Office)

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Board of Trustees Policies

All school policies are available through School Docs - click here
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