Infant and Toddler Centre

09 834 7142

Early Childhood Centre

09 834 7132




Purdey Redfearn

Centre Manager

Qualified Teacher

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





Shannon Kimura

Curriculum/Centre Leader

Qualified Teacher

Kia whanau,
I'm Shannon, I have been at Flanshaw infant and toddler centre since 2008 when I completed my year 2 practicum placement and never left. I am now acting as curriculum leader for 2020 whilst our curriculum leader is currently on maternity leave. 
I was born and raised in West Auckland and live in Henderson with my husband, young son and our beloved pets. I have the best of both worlds as I teach alongside my son at Flanshaw. 
I look forward to getting to know you and your whānau. 



Hana Short (Currently on Maternity Leave)

Curriculum/Centre Leader

Qualified Teacher



Aimee Olphert

Qualified Teacher

I'm Aimee, one of the infant kaiako here at Flanshaw. I am passionate about providing a loving, nurturing environment where our littlest tamariki are able to flourish and grow to their greatest potential. Sustainability is something I am deeply interested in and is something our centres weave into our every day practice to ensure that Papatūānuku is cared for and preserved for future generations 


Jen Prior

Qualified Teacher

Kia ora, my names Jennifer I have been at Flanshaw since 2018. I am a provisional registered teacher. I was born in New Zealand and raised in West Auckland. I am passionate about children as I believe that every child is unique and should be treasured, loved and valued. For me what draws me to a career in educating children, is instilling in them the value of their mana (power), so they can go forth with confidence knowing that they have a place in the world.


Sam Haslam

Qualified Teacher



Jasmine Govind

Qualified Teacher

Kia Orana my name is Jasmine and I have been at Flanshaw since 2017 where I started out as a practicum student from the university of Auckland. I loved it so much that I never left! 

I am half Indian and half Cook island but I was born and raised in west Auckland. Growing up with a big family meant spending lots of time with little ones which is where my passion for ECE began. 

I love being an early childhood teacher with no two days ever being the same. I look forward to welcoming and getting to know you and your whanau more! 


Ben Williams

Qualified Teacher



Sindy Song

Teacher in Training


I am Sindy. I joined the Flanshaw toddler team in August 2019 when I started the third year of my Bachelor of Teaching (ECE). I live in West Auckland with my partner. I was born and raised in Guangdong/Canton China. I have been living and studying in New Zealand since I was 18 in 2014 and have been working in Early Childhood since I was 19.
I look forward to getting to know more about you and your family!


Lorraine Meek