At St Mary's we have a team of staff that support the pastoral needs of our students. 

Our staff meet regularly to ensure our students wellbeing and academic needs are being met. 

Our ​​​​​​​Team


Year 13 Dean - Ms Stephanie Lamond

Year 12 Dean - Mrs Malia Tu’amoheloa

Year 11 Dean - Ms Erica Tuese 

Year 10 Dean - Ms Trey Tanuvasa

Year 9 Dean - Mrs Stacey Garnett

Guidance Counsellor

Fiona Delaney

Registered Psychologist

Vernice Young

Learning Support

Ms Megan Doile 

Pathways/ Careers/Transition

Megan Meulenbroeks

Attendance, First Aid, Uniform Support

Ms Philly Smyth 

Our Counsellors

St Mary's College is committed to providing each student with the support they need to flourish and grow.

Registered Psychologist: 

Vernice Young

I am a registered psychologist with the goal of supporting young people to thrive and live with vitality and joy. 

My aim is to support our students to navigate their challenges in a confidential, non-judgemental counselling space where interactive sharing, personal growth and life-skill development are encouraged. 

I am here full-time and look forward to supporting you.

Guidance Counsellor: Fiona Delaney

Kia ora koutou I am a counsellor who graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma from Massey University in 2023. I have 10 years teaching experience and am mother to two young daughters.

I have an interest in supporting young people with issues around identity, empowerment and advocacy which I have explored through voluntary work at the Lower Hutt Women's Centre.

I will be working on Monday and Tuesday and look forward to supporting you and your whānau.

Our School Nurse - Fiona​​​​​​​