Meremere School Staff

Our Staff 

Principal - Maxine Stensness

Office Administrator - Jane Telfer

Room 2 Teacher Yrs 1-3 - Maxine Stensness

Room 3 Teacher Yr 4-8 - Danielle Coote/Faye Abel 

Teacher Aide - Dot Martin

Teacher Aide - Donna Engu

Cleaner - Rayella Erickson 

For any enquiries please contact our Office Administrator

Jane Telfer

09 232 6712,


Our Board of Trustees

Every state and state-integrated school and kura in New Zealand has a board of trustees that governs it.  The board's job is to see that everything that needs to be done gets done - legally, ethically, and as well as possible in the best interests of its students.

Boards are made up of: Trustees elected from the community, the principal, and a staff-elected representative.


Current Board Members

Alison Kirkwood

Maxine Stensness 

Jim Katu

Sepherenee (Nay) Jacobs

Jane Telfer

The Board of Trustees seek your support and direct involvement in the school. If you have any queries or problems please contact the Board of Trustees Chairperson, or the school office for further information. We need you as parents/caregivers to support the school.

The elections for Boards of Trustees are held every three years.