Nelson Intermediate

Our Vision


Nelson Intermediate is focussed on creating a positive mauri ora (sense of wellbeing) for all students. Our professional practises, in all aspects of schooling, takes into account the students cultural identity and individual circumstances. Through the Whaia Te Aratika message students are encouraged to take responsibility for continually uplifting the mana of the school and each other.



Respect, foster and maintain relationships within the school and community.



We will strive to maintain a high degree of personal honour and ethical behaviour in all actions and decisions we make. 



Respect each other and all others in accordance with our NIS tikanga (appropriate action and process).



Work actively to protect the people, environment, knowledge, cultures, language and resources for future generations. 

Connected leaders, Supportive protectors

We are a school of opportunities, so whether your child loves sports, art, music or wants to explore more of their cultural heritage they have the support and encouragement to do so. Our learning programmes integrate all areas of the curriculum and are responsive to student interests and needs. As a school we engage with members of our wider community to provide advice, guidance and expertise to make our learning programmes authentic and meaningful for your children.

We are located in Nelson South.  Nelson Intermediate School is located at 112 Tipahi Street.

Click here to download a copy of our School Prospectus.

If you would like to enrol your child please download and complete all sections of the enrolment form and email to with a copy of their birth certificate / passport, a copy of your child’s immunisation certificate. Or if it is easier pop in to the school office and we will take the copies of the relevant documents for you if that is easier.

You are welcome to come and visit the school. Please contact the principal to arrange a visit.

Our Staff


Nelson Intermediate School Leadership Team

Nelson Intermediate School Administration

Office Manager - Lisa Hunt 

Resource Manager - Ang Pearson 

Finance Manager - Carolyn Beleski 

Librarian - Brenda Challis

Sports coordinator - Shane Hargreaves 

Caretaker - Roger Thorn 

Classroom Teachers

Room 1 - Loui Harvey

Room 2 - Merin Baillie

Room 3 - Tess Fleet 

Room 4 - Tara Gardiner

Room 5 - Ben Johnson (Team Leader)

Room 6 - Mary Seelen

Room 7 - Lesley Payne

Room 8 - Tanya Watts 

Room 9 - Tom Ingham

Te Pītau Whakarei - Rooms 10/11 - Nicky Chalmers and Jaimee Wattie

Room 12 - Lucy Johnston

Room 13 - Mike Foster (Team Leader)

Room 15 - Anna Chitty

Room 16 - Fern Hoskin

Room 17 - Brian Donjeany

Board Policies


All our school policies and procedures are now hosted on an online web service.
You can access them here.

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The community password is: tipahistreet

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