Infant and Toddler Centre

09 834 7142

Early Childhood Centre

09 834 7132



Purdey Redfearn

Centre Manager

Tēna koutou whānau


I'm Purdey Redfearn, the very proud manager of Flanshaw Centres. I am a born and raised west Aucklander who is married with two children of my own. 

I have been a member of the Flanshaw whānau since 2008 in which I started out as the centre suspervisor of the Infant and Toddler centre to my current position of Centre Manger for both centres.

I look forward to welcoming you and your tamiriki to our centre





Sophie McGreal

Curriculum/Centre Leader

Qualified Teacher

Kia Ora,

My name is Sophie and I am proud to be the Curriculum Leader at Flanshaw Early Childhood Centre. I have been a part of the Flanshaw whānau since May, 2015, firstly starting at the Infant and Toddler centre then moving to the early childhood centre in 2018.
I am born and raised in West Auckland and love being part of a close-knit learning community. 
Nau mai, haere mai - We look forward to welcoming you into our whānau.


Rachael Neary

Unqualified Teacher

Kia Ora, 
My name is Rachael Neary,
I moved to Auckland from the small town of Whangamata 12 years ago to begin my journey working with children.
I gained my experience by working as a qualified nanny for 10 years before joining Flanshaw Early childhood centre in October 2018.
I live with my husband in West Auckland and hope to start a family of my own in the near future.
I look foward to meeting and welcoming you into our Flanshaw Whānau.


Hannah Frietman

Qualified Teacher

Kia ora I'm Hannah and I first started working at this wonderful centre as a student in 2009. After working at a few other centres I eventually found my way back here in 2014 and have been here ever since.
I grew up in a small town called Kawerau, moving with my family to Auckland in 2004 and completing my studies in 2011- gaIning a Bachelor in Teaching ECE
I live locally in west Auckland with my husband and twin boys Max and Leo
I look forward to meeting and getting to know you all as you are welcomed into our Flanshaw whānau.


Rachael Carruthers

Qualified Teacher

Kia Ora,

Ko Rachael tòku ingoa.

I grew up between Hamilton and Raglan before moving to the big smoke in 2006. I have a teenage daughter and a Partner who was born and raised in West Auckland.

I qualified with a Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood in 2016 after studying through NZTC. I have been a part of the Flanshaw Whānau since October 2018, teaching at the Flanshaw Early Childhood Centre.

I look forward to welcoming yourself and your child to our community of learning.


Aniva Kini

Qualified Teacher



Paula Learmonth

Teacher in Training

Kia Ora,
I'm Paula, I have grown up out West and have always lived here. I am married with two children. 
I have been a part of the Flanshaw whānau since November 2018. I am currently in my third year of study with NZTC. 
I look forward to welcoming you and your family into our centre whānau and learning community.


Flavia Bonturi

Currently on maternity leave