Our People

Early Childhood Centre

1. School

Mike Coyle is our Office Manager and the person who knows what is going on!

Our Principal is Andrew Eagle.

Deputy Principal is Kathryn Rowe.

Classroom Teachers:

  • Nicola McCullough in B2 (Team Leader - Junior)

  • Katrina Drinkwater and Rachel Foster in B3

  • Sandra Chisnall in W5

  • Kathryn Rowe in W4 (SENCo/Team Leader - Senior)

  • Erin Van der Peet in W3

  • Matt Astle in W2

  • Alana Palleson in W1

Teacher Aides

  • Kristine Volk
  • Suzanne Rodgers
  • Heather Stevens
  • Di Bond
  • Wilson McCullough


We work in with 3 of the Hastings After School Care programmes which have pick-up and delivery to and from school. Contact us at the office for further details.

3. Early Childhood Centre - Waiapu Kids

Anglican Care's Waiapu Kids Centre is based at St Matthew's as well. A very busy and active centre staffed by fantastic staff. You can contact them on 878 6924.