Tracey Wearing ~ Principal 

Tracey originally joined the team in November 2013 as a result of roll growth and enjoyed teaching the middle years in Wakamarina Learning Area. Her learning environment is ordered, organised and on task. She then moved to teaching the juniors in Kaituna Learning Area for three years. Tracey's most recent teaching experience, prior to being appointed Principal in 2020, was with the seniors in the Pelorus Learning Area, while also training for Reading Recovery throughout. Tracey is committed, self-motivated, friendly and approachable.

Tracey likes to keep active and does so by engaging in a range of outdoor activities with friends and family such as horse riding, kayaking, riding her dirt bike and fishing. Other hobbies of interest are IT and photography. 

Tracey was appointed Principal mid 2020, and now teaches across all classes, providing release for teachers, in order to maintain her passion for working directly with the kids. 

Email principal@havelock.school.nz

Selena Robbins ~ Kaituna Teacher

Selena joined us in 2016, initially working with ESOL students and those requiring assistance with Speech & Language Therapy. She is dedicated to the profession, having initially trained as a Level 4 Learning Assistant, adding numerous professional development courses and skills to her repertoire throughout the years; working with Autism, learning Te Reo & NZ Sign Language, Yolanda Soryl Literacy and most recently completing her teaching degree through Te Rito Maioha. Her passion is working with the junior kids as she has a naturally nurturing manner. All of this makes Selena a true asset to Havelock School. She is highly dedicated to the school, staff, students and whanau, always looking out for everybody's well-being.

Email selena@havelock.school.nz

Aimee Wilson - Wakamarina Teacher

Aimee is a creative and innovative teacher who is always looking for new ways to engage her students. She is passionate about fostering a love of learning in her students. Aimee is an adventurous spirit who enjoys being outdoors, exploring new places, and trying new things. She is also a hard-working individual who loves to cook and bake, spend time with her friends and whānau, ride her horse, farm animals, and enjoy water activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports. Her curriculum strengths include literacy and art.

Email aimee@havelock.school.nz 

Emma Parnwell ~ Pelorus Teacher 

Emma has been with us since 2020, she has a passion for incorporating fun, hands-on learning wherever possible, with a balance of structured and explicit teaching, striving to create a classroom where all students are excited to come to school! 

Emma has grown up in the Marlborough Region, spending her time exploring the outdoors. In her spare time you can find Emma camping, hunting, fishing, free-diving, gardening, or at the beach relaxing! 

Emma is thrilled to continue her teaching career at Havelock School, with a shift from teaching the juniors to the seniors.

Email emma@havelock.school.nz

Annette Barron - Kaituna release teacher

Annette has joined our team as the release teacher for Kaituna, dedicated to offering weekly support to Selena and one day per week in class. With extensive experience in working with junior students and a deep commitment to fostering relationships, Annette's nurturing approach and experience adds valuable expertise to our team.


Mandy McQuarrie ~ Executive Officer/Secretary  

It is Mandy's voice you're most likely to hear when making contact via the phone or meet when calling at reception. Her jobs are many and varied and  she is adept at multi-tasking. She deals with first aid, phone calls, finance, mail, stationery, copying you name it - very much the office anchor.

Apart from looking after all of us at school Mandy has daughters and horses that absorb pretty much of what remains during any given week.

Email admin@havelock.school.nz 

John Burgess ~ Grounds/Caretaker

John joined our team in December, 2022. He has a wealth of experience in gardening and caring for grounds. We are very fortunate to have such a dedicated carer for our grounds.  

Cleaner & Learning Support - Heidi Abraham

Heidi joined us in 2023 as both our cleaner and learning support in the junior classroom. She is an asset to our team with her flexibility and versatility. Heidi has three children at Havelock School and through them she has built great relationships with all tamariki. They look up to Heidi as a respected role model. 

Student Teacher & Learning Support - Aria Shallcrass

Aria joined us in 2024 as a student teacher through Te Rito Maioha and also provides learning support across the school. Aria has a passion for kapahaka and strengths in leading waiata. 

Rita Jacobson ~ Library Assistant  

Rita joined the school in 1997 as the school's library assistant. Although not a full-time position Rita spends half of her time working with students and half maintaining the community side of the library. Rita is on-site Tuesdays but spends significant hours in addition doing library work.

The rest of Rita's schedule is hugely busy. Involved in a range of community organisations. Her interests and abilities are applied as Secretary of the Community Library, co-ordinating the Havelock Community Education Service organising adult education since the mid 1990's and working with other organisations such as Havelock Vision 2020 and Pelorus Hub. Since 1998 she has been the Secretary/Treasurer of the Havelock Museum, she also created and administers the Pelorus People web site. Frankly we're surprised she turns up for work at all. Oh and Rita also does art and has such a good garden it hosts tours. Phew!

Email library@havelock.school.nz