Welcome to Alfriston CollegeIt is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Alfriston College Foundation Deputy Principal, Andrea Tapu, passed away on Thursday night 20 October 2016 in New Plymouth. She did not recover from her illness.
Mrs Tapu recently moved to New Plymouth with her husband, Charlie. Her eldest daughter Lee, who also worked at Alfriston College, moved to New Plymouth to be with her. Younger daughter Kimi, is also a long term employee of Alfriston College.
Mrs Tapu resigned from Alfriston College at the end of Term 1 this year. She has been Deputy Principal since the College opened in 2004.
Her final resting place will be her marae, Kaiwhaiki in Whanganui.