Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Additional Unit Holders

Auraki / Mainstream Kaiako / Teachers

Nikos Sigalas

Position: Classroom Teacher Years 4 - 5 Auraki, Digital Technology Leader
Email: nikos.sigalas@newton.school.nz

Be alert, question and find out, so that your own initiative may be awakened.

Siale Sipley

Position: Classroom Teacher Years 2 - 3, Maths Support Teacher
Email: siale.sipley@newton.school.nz

Fakaalofa lahi atu and Talofa Lava.  Proud to have been born, bred and raised in Grey Lynn.  I started primer one here in 1974 and finished standard four in 1980.  My own three children were students here from 1996 – 2006.  I began teaching here in 2009 and have been here since.  I love my job some days, but I REALLY love my job most days.  Monu, Monu, Monu Tagaloa.

Te Awahou Kaiako

Te Uru Karaka

Specialist Teachers / Kaiako

Kaiāwhina / Learning Assistants / Teacher Aides  / Support Staff

Ally Kemplen

Position: SENCO Suport, Kaiāwhina Auraki, NZEI Support Staff Site Representative, Student Advocate
Email: ally.kemplen@newton.school.nz

Bree London

Position: Kaiāwhina Auraki

Hapaitia te ara tika pumau ai te rangatirangatanga mo nga uri whakatipu

Natasha Keating

Position: Kaiāwhina Te Whānau o Te Uru Karaka o Newton Central Kura
Email: natasha.keating@newton.school.nz

Local resident, artist and mother of 2 ex pupils from both Te Uru Karaka and Te Awahou. I am passionate about Matauranga Māori and Te Reo Māori and love being a part of the growth and development of all our tamariki here at Newton Central.

Raiha Thompson

Position: Kaiāwhina Auraki, Te Whānau o Te Uru Karaka o Newton Central Kura,
Email: raiha.thompson@newton.school.nz

Parent of two students who have both gone through Te Uru Karaka. I enjoy working with students who are enthusiastic to learn alongside wonderful, supportive staff.

Admin Staff / Support Staff