Our People

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Emilee Keefe, Centre Manager
Debbie Hollingsworth, Kaiwhakahoahoa Infant Team Leader

Debbie is excited to be working in early childhood, she is inspired to share her knowledge with her team and is passionate about working with young children. Debbie inspires her team to create a calm respectful environment in which children are challenged to learn at their own pace.

Debbie and her husband have two teenage children. In her spare time Debbie loves DIY projects, travelling, and spending time with family.

Debbie has a Bachelor of Education (ECE) and has been at Lollipops Educare Upper Hutt since 2013

“I really believe in a philosophy of respect, I share this belief with my team, the children and their Whanau”- Debbie

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Kendall Hall, Kaitoro Toddler Team Leader
Merle Moana, Tamariki Kaha Preschool Team Leader
Gitika Manocha, Kaiarahi Preschool Team Leader
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Liz Dawson, Centre Admin