About Us

Established in 1976 at Salmond House in Timaru, Craighead Kindergarten then moved in 1993 to our current location at 11 Craighead Street. We run as an Incorporated Society with a Board of Governors and a Home and Kindy Committee. The Home and Kindy Committee is open to all parents/guardians who wish to participate in Kindy events and fundraising. To view the profiles on our fabulous team, click on the images to the right.

Board of Governance

Chairperson Julia Crossman
Vice-chair James Swaney
Treasurer Greg Hull
Members Kieran Farr

Taylor Hayward

Alex King


Information about the Governance Board and Home and Kindy Committee are located on the foyer noticeboard.

Haylee Todd : Kaiako/Teacher

Haylee Todd


Lara Swaney : Kaiako/Teacher

Lara Swaney


Crystina Hussey : Kaiako/Teacher

Crystina Hussey


Melinda Williams : Kaiako/Teacher

Melinda Williams


Dianne  Wills : Office Manager

Dianne Wills

Office Manager

Linda Moore : Teacher Aide

Linda Moore

Teacher Aide

Nichola Rosanowski : Teacher

Nichola Rosanowski