From our BoT

Growing our membership at Governance Level

Kotahi te hoe, ka ū te waka ki uta - Paddling in unison the waka will reach land.

Our school will be a vibrant and diverse safe place of learning, where ALL will strive co-operatively for excellence.  

2022 Elections - Congratulations to the following 2022 - 2025 board members

Barbara Hetaraka (Principal), Michael Barlow (Presiding Member), Karamia Turoa, Martha Rose Te Oka-Cox & Diane Carey (Staff Rep)

We thank and farewell the following members who have committed to our Kura during their time on the board - Whaea Azaria Mita & Whaea Ulai Titchener who have left the board of trustees recently resulting in two casual vacancies being available.

2023 Board Update:

We welcome Whaea Stella Barlow & Whaea Percilla Hetaraka to the Board of Trustees Team.  Thank you to everyone who put themselves forward to stand for our Board.  

Board Responsibility

The board of trustees is a crown entity and is responsible for the governance of this school. The key focus of their role is the improvement of student progress and achievement.

At Thames South School, the board of trustees is responsible for the following board-level overarching policies:

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In the interest of transparency and sound financial management the school's annual accounts are now shared  online.

Thames annual report 2021.pdf