Our Team

"There is No I in Team!"  Waikoikoi School provides quality learning programmes and has a safe environment because of its motivated and committed team.  Each person plays a significant role and we value our students, staff, Board of Trustees, Home and School and wider community.


Principal -  Jacqui Dillon 
Principal Release Teacher - Mel Taylor
The teaching staff are focused on delivering the best opportunities for learning available.  Each student has access to a device each.  
Office Manager/Teacher Aide - Vanessa Crawford
You will hear a friendly voice when you make a phone call or visit Waikoikoi School.  Vanessa has a wealth of knowledge about Waikoikoi School.  If you need to know or find anything then our Secretary, the lady who multi-tasks is the person to ask.
Cleaner/Bus Driver - Debbie Cruickshank
Without Debbie our school would not have its clean shine and our wonderful students present.  Debbie is our cleaner and bus driver. She knows where all the children live and plays a vital part in ensuring our children are at school to learn for the day.


Our Board of Trustees are very committed to enhancing learning at Waikoikoi School.  The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the school that works closely with the teaching staff to set the strategic direction of the school.  Board of Trustees meet a minimum of eight times during the school year.  The minutes of these meetings are available to read at the office.
If you would like to attend a meeting please contact the Board Chairperson or Principal.
Cecil Crawford - Board Chairperson
Jacqui Dillon - Principal
Josh Van Gool - Treasurer
Mike Dynes - Property
Jane Evans - Policy and Procedure/ Community Liason
Vanessa Crawford - Staff Representative

Home & School

We value the support and dedication we receive from our home and school committee.  Their primary functions are to liaise with and raise funds for the school.  Notice of Home and School meetings is provided in the school newsletters and the whole school community is welcome to attend.

President:    Katrina Van Gool   
Secretary:    Vanessa Crawford
Treasurer:   Justine Rangiwai
Golf Tournment Covenor: Mike Dynes



22 Koi Flat Road
Waikoikoi RD 1
Gore 9771
Tel: 03 2076860
Cell: 027 207 1767
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