The Board of Trustees enthusiastically accepts its governance role. Through the Charter, Policies, Strategic Plan and Annual Plan, they have ensured an on-going review of systems and practices in all areas of school life. The Board and staff are committed to the school being at the cutting edge of quality education in New Zealand. Trustees are active members of the school team through projects and input into school activities.


Through the school’s continual review of this Charter, the Strategic Plan, Policy and Procedural Guideline documents we have quality systems and practices in place in all areas of school life. These are our guiding documents and through them aim to continue to be at the cutting edge of quality education in New Zealand. The Board of Trustees ensures compliance with all legislation and particularly that related to personnel / staffing and in being a “good” employer.


New Board of Trustees for 2019/2022

  • BOARD CHAIR - Moira Hanna

  • DEPUTY CHAIR - Rebecca Wilshier

  • Merania Amai-Perenara

  • Melissa Pye

  • Martin Elliffee

  • Adrienne Scott-Jones (Principal)

  • Sarsha Deeley (Staff Rep)

  • Simon Prout (Student Rep for 2020/2021)



Thursday 19 November Board Meeting

Trident High School

Tel: 64-7-308-8159

Arawa Road, Whakatane

We are committed to our core values of 

Quality Work and Respect for Others, that draw on the strength and courage of our motto

– Kia Manawa Nui –

Be Courageous.

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