Our Staff

Our teachers are inspired and motivated to see your child thrive. You will be hard pressed to find a childcare centre where the teachers care more about the children in their care.



Talofa lava. My name is Katrina Amituanai and I am the Centre Manager. I am married with two children. I have worked at Princes Street since 1993. Embracing, sharing and celebrating all cultures are extremely important to me as a registered teacher. The diverse cultures of the Auckland community enrich our Centre.

Ramya Morapaya


Kia Ora, Ayubowan!

My name is Ramya Morapaya I have been with Princes Street since March 2019. I am originally from Sri Lanka and I have been living in New Zealand for almost 17 years.

I have been working as an early childhood teacher for 12 years. I love to work with the children here and helping them reach their potential.

Vienna Andrades


Kia Ora whanau at Princes St Childcare, I would like to introduce myself, my name is Vienna Andrades. I am a provisionally qualified registered teacher. I completed my Bachelors of Early Childhood Education (ECE) at Unitec Institution of Technology, Mt Albert at the end of 2016. I have been working with young children (aged between two to five) for more than four years. I really enjoy working alongside children and building positive relationships with them and their whanau. I enjoy working alongside the teaching staff and am excited to share my knowledge and experience but also learn from their experiences and knowledge.

Grace Gasteiger


My name is Grace. I have recently graduated from Unitec with a Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood Education. I love supporting children with their learning and watching them grow. I also love supporting children through arts. I enjoy going to the beach and being in the outdoors. I enjoy going to the gym as fitness and health is a big passion of mine. I’m Really enjoying working with the team at Princes Street.



Kio Ora, Bula!

My name is Sarna and I am originally from Fiji. I have been in New Zealand since 2007 and a mother of a young girl.
I have Diploma in Professional Cookery as well as Food Safety 167 & 168.  I have worked in commercial industry for 3 years and in Childcare for 5 years as a cook. I am looking forward for a wonderful time with everyone here.


Untrained Teacher

Hello! My name is Sapi. I live with my adult son and I have experience in working with primary school children and younger children. I enjoy working at Princes Street Childcare which has a great caring, teaching, learning and warm environment for all Tamariki.