Staff

The Whanganui Kindergarten Association office is staffed by a great group of administrators and Head Teachers who work hard to ensure all our kindergartens are well supported and can focus more on your children and less on paperwork.

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Trish Taylor-Pope

General Manager

I have been employed by the Whanganui Kindergarten Associaiton as General Manager since 2010. Previously I have held various roles in the Banking and Finance sectors including finance, human resource management and branch management roles.

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Karyn Lewis

Finance Manager

I have been working in the Finance Manager role for the Association Office since July 2008. Prior to this I have worked in various office administration/manager roles for the past 20 years, including 3 years working for a local Accountancy firm as an Accountants Assistant.

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Pamela McLaren

HR Administrator

My name is Pamela McLaren and I started with the WKA as Administration Officer in January 2011 but am now the HR Administrator. Before that, I worked as a Teacher Aide at one of our kindergartens for three years and enjoyed engaging with the children and learning about the Kindergarten Philosophy.

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Karen Craig

General Manager's P.A.

My work background is mainly as a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant to CEO's and General Managers in medium-sized to large organisations within England and New Zealand.

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Rachel Cronin

Operations Manager

I have been employed by the Whanganui Kindergarten Association as Operations Manager since March 2017 and I love it! No two days are the same and I get to be involved with some amazing people throughout our region.

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