Rutherford College Senior Leadership Team

Gary Moore - Principal

Gary Moore has been Principal since 2006. Gary has a real passion for west Auckland, having been brought up in the west and attending the local schools. Gary loves sport, especially football and still coaches a football team at Rutherford.

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Bryce Wills - Deputy Principal

Bryce Wills has been at Rutherford since 1980 and has held positions in the PE Department, Dean, Assistant Principal and now Deputy Principal. Bryce oversees Year 11 and Property, Health and Safety and timetabling.

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Moira Kopittke - Deputy Principal

Moira has been Deputy Principal at Rutherford since 2010. Moira oversees Year 12, and manages staffing, day relief and Enrolments.

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Brendan Curran - Deputy Principal

Brendan is our newest Deputy Principal, having joined the team in 2022. Brendan has oversight of Year 9 and his portfolio covers sport, student leaders and the Whanau system.

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Judy Copas - School Executive Officer

Judy manages non-teaching staff, contractual obligations, financial matters and property development.

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Rozanne Donald - Associate Principal

Rozanne is new to Rutherford College this year. She has oversight of Reporting, Curriculum Professional Learning, Literacy and Year 13.

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Robert Solomone - Deputy Principal

Robert Solomone is new to Rutherford College this year. He has oversight of Gateway, Cultural, Pasifika and Maori Development, and Year 10.

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Head of Faculties
Head of FacultyEmailPhone
Arts (Performing)Perri Fahitua (Acting) 834 9790  ext. 224
Acting HoF Arts (Visual)Nina Ivanovic[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 239
EnglishKatie Betanzo[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 228
Oxana Chusotivina-Stretton[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 215
HealthBlair White[email protected]09 834 9790
Languages (International)Adeline Hsiao[email protected]09 834 9790 
MathematicsTony Stanton[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 278
Physical EducationJenny Wilson[email protected]09 834 9790 
Acting HoF ScienceDave Wade[email protected]09 834 9790 ext. 286
Social SciencesDarren White[email protected]09 834 9790
Te ReoJeff Ruha[email protected]09 834 9790
Technology Phillip Place[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 237
Technology (Food)Jennis Hayes[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 271
TurangawaewaeGrant Duncan[email protected]
09 834 9790  ext. 258 or 208
Saffron Conde
[email protected]
Community Education & Hire of Facilities
Community EducationTerri Wright, Sang-a Yoon[email protected]09 834 9879  ext. 269
Community Education Director & Hire of FacilitiesRamona Toth[email protected]09 834 4099
International DirectorFiona Bridges[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 255
International AssistantRachael Mitchell[email protected]09 834 9790  ext. 256