Kristan Mouat death: Dunedin, NZ principal passed away unexpectedly, cause of death and obituary

Kristan Mouat cause of death. (Source:

Unexpectedly, Dunedin’s Logan Park High School principal Kristan Mouat passed away. As staff, students, and the larger school community process the news, the school will be closed on Tuesday and tomorrow. Keep reading to know more about Kristan Mouat and her cause of death in detail.


Who was Kristan Mouat?

Ms.Kristan Mouat has worked in the field of education for nearly 25 years, 20 of which she has spent at Logan Park. For many years, Ms. Mouat held high management positions at Logan Park High school, and throughout that period, the school benefited much from her excellent complementary skill sets.

In 2017, Mouat, who had previously worked as a member of the institution’s senior management team, was given the chance to succeed Peter Hills as the co-principal of the Logan Park High school.

Joint principalships had only been used at a small number of schools in the past, and Logan Park is currently the only one still in operation in New Zealand. Peter Hills and Mouat shared the role of co-principal at the school. Her students will always remember her as a warm, vivacious, loving, indispensable teacher and inclusive leader.


How did Kristan Mouat die?

Co-principal of Logan Park High School Kristan Mouat passed away suddenly at home on June 10,2023.

Ronda Tokona, the chairperson of the board of trustees, wrote an email to parents today informing them that Ms. Mouat passed away peacefully at home on Saturday.

Tokona described her feelings of “incredible sadness” in writing the message.

“It is with incredible sadness that I share that on Saturday 10th June, Co-Principal Kristan Mouat’s family informed us of her sudden death – peacefully at home.

The Board of Trustees at Logan Park High School are deeply saddened by this unexpected loss as we remember her as a warm, vibrant, nurturing, invaluable educator, and an inclusive leader.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to Kristan’s family during this painful time. Our thoughts are also with the entire staff of our kura, many of whom had the privilege to work and grow alongside Kristan for many years.

As we navigate this time of sorrow, we commit to supporting Peter and the leadership team. Thus, the Board of Trustees have closed the school on Monday 12 June 2023, and Tuesday 13 June 2023 for students, whanau, and the LPHS school community to deal with this devastating news.

More information will be sent via email to whanau as we work through this difficult time.

-Ronda Tokona, LPHS Presiding Member.

Ms. Mouat was honored by many people when the news was reported on the school’s Facebook page today. Ms. Mouat was recalled as a “warm, vibrant, nurturing, invaluable educator, and an inclusive leader”.

The board has chosen to close the school on Monday and Tuesday to give the LPHS school community and students time to process this terrible news.


Kristan Mouat cause of death

The board of Logan Park High school was devastated and shocked by this sudden death as everyone remembers her as a warm, lively, nurturing, priceless educator, and an inclusive leader.

The cause of Grey Frederickson’s death has not yet been made public. Medical topics have made an effort to get in touch with the family and close friends to ask them about the incident. Once we get enough information, we’ll update this page. More information on Kristan Mouat cause of death will be added soon.


Tributes to Kristan Mouat

Ms. Mouat received numerous tributes when the news was reported today on the school’s Facebook page.

Jayden wrote: “Extremely heart breaking. Ms Mouat was a leader and teacher like no other – one of the teachers that constantly inspired and pushed me. I still remember how genuine she was, in her student interactions, and how she somehow remembered every small thing you told her, even though she looked over hundreds of students. She will be greatly missed. 🤍

George wrote: “Kristan had a huge influence on me all through high school and was one of the most supportive figures I could have had at a time when I really needed it to flourish. She made my time at Logan Park a formative and unforgettably positive experience. A remarkable and exceptionally kind principal, teacher and person who will be deeply missed by many.”

Politician Michael Woodhouse MP wrote: “Very sad to learn of Kristan’s passing. I caught up with Kristan and co-Principal Peter just last Friday and was really impressed with their partnership and leadership. My sincere condolences to her family and the wider LPHS whanau.”



One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died. We wish her eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to her loved ones, family, friends. May she rest in peace.

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