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Independent Schools Elect New Officers


INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ELECT NEW OFFICERS

Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ) has elected Peter Ferguson, Board Member of Kings College, Auckland, and partner with legal firm Simpson Grierson, as Chairperson of their organisation.

Mr Ferguson welcomes the opportunity to lead an outstanding group of schools that contributes so positively to New Zealand's education system, and the nation's growth and innovation.

Peter Ferguson replaces long-serving former Chairperson Peter Harrison who has recently retired after three decades of leadership roles in the independent school sector.

The Association of Heads of Independent Schools (AHIS) has elected Steve Robb, Principal of St Peter's School, Cambridge, as President, and he automatically becomes the ISNZ Deputy Chairperson. Lynda Reid, Principal of St Cuthbert's College, Auckland is the new AHIS Deputy President.

Colin Sweetman, Bursar, Christ's College, Christchurch continues as President of the Association of Bursars and School Administrators (ABSA).

Contact for these organisations can be made through the ISNZ Executive Director, Joy Quigley, 86-90 Lambton Quay, (PO Box 5222) Wellington, or tel 04 471 2022.or contact@isnz.org.nz.

ISNZ represents leading independent schools in New Zealand, educating over 80% of the children enrolled in the independent sector. A full list of these schools is available on the website www.isnz.org.nz. The organisation represents the interests of independent schools, promotes choice in education and organises professional development seminars.

ENDS

Kind regards JoyQ Joy Quigley Executive Director Independent Schools of New Zealand Tel. 04 471 1924 www.isnz.org.nz Independent Schools . . . . .a matter of choice.


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