National Office Staff

Bronwyn Yates    


Bronwyn Yates

Te Tumuaki

Bronwyn Yates

Bronwyn Yates oversees management of all budgets and national activities.  She implements the policy decisions and business activities of Te Koruru Governing Body of Literacy Aotearoa and provides advice to Te Kōruru on all strategic positioning and business matters.

She is ultimately responsible for all quality and compliance matters, and all National Office employment agreements and funding contracts. Bronwyn represents the organisation on various Government Advisory Groups and National Trusts and provides policy advice and analysis to Government on related educational, social and economic policies and implementation frameworks.

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Senior Leadership Team


Jason Totton

National Business Development Manager

Business Development Team

Thanee Chatsinchai

National Business Services Manager

Business Services Team

Shireen Kukkady

​​National Outcomes and Quality Manager

► Outcomes and Quality Team

Chris Richardson

National Cluster Manager

Feroza Arendse

 National Human Resources & Health and Safety Advisor

​​Peter Isaacs ONZM

National Policy and Research Advisor


Te Kaiwhakarite

Loryn Meha-Compain

​​Te Kaiwhakarite (Executive Assistant to Te Tumuaki)


Research Analyst


Leilani Baldwin

Research Analyst 



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National Office Teams

Business Development Team

Alysha Hiha Business Development Team Administrator
Brent Barclay-Jones National Business Development Coordinator
Jack Tomoana National Business Development Coordinator
Manogi Tavelia Priorities Engagement Facilitator
Mick Wheeler National Business Development Coordinator

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Business Services Team

Ara Lianne Ko National Procurement Administrator
Avanthi Wettewe Payroll and Accounts Assistant
Brenda Munro Compliance Auditor 
Iris Niu Office Administrator and Receptionist
Julie Davis Finance Manager
Lucy Wratten National Business Services Coordinator
Takavee Thanluengtong Junior Accounts Assistant
Ying Li Accounts Assistant

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Outcomes and Quality Team

Ana Good National Training Facilitator
Loryn Meha-Compain National ITO Coordinator
Bruce George National Curriculum Manager
Charmaine Tukua National Training Facilitator
Garland Tonihi National Training Facilitator
Helen Oakes National Training Facilitator
Lynn Cumming National Outcomes and Quality Coordinator
Roohi Faizal Training Administrator
Stephanie Spraggon National Outcomes and Quality Coordinator


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