The Catholic Institute


Katrina van de Water


katrina v de w

Position: Dunedin Lecturer for TCI; Catholic Education Office Advisor for the Dunedin Diocese

Location: Roxburgh

Qualifications: MA Theol (ACU), MEd RE (ACU), B Theol (Otago), Dip Tchg (Wellington)

Contact details

021 308 601

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Katrina has taught primary and secondary in Catholic schools and colleges in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand and has had various roles within them including, Religious Education Coordinator, Head of Humanities, Information Technology Coordinator and, periods as acting principal in three Catholic schools.

While in Western Australia she worked as the Religious Education Consultant for the Broome Regional Office from 2000-2004. During 2004 she was a sessional lecturer at the University of Notre Dame Broome Campus.

From 2005-2007 Katrina worked for the Diocesan Religious Education Adviser, Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Palmerston North, as Secondary/ Tertiary Religious Education Advisor.

She currently works for the Diocese of Dunedin and lives in Roxburgh, Central Otago.  Katrina has a strong background of active parish life in each place she has lived. This includes involvement on Parish Councils, Eucharistic Minister, Reader and writer of parish newsletters.