National Office Staff

Bronwyn Yates    Tibor Mackor


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 Kōruru 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 Managers

Peter Isaacs

Business Development Manager

Business Development Team

Thanee Chatsinchai

 Operations Manager

Operations Team

Shireen Kukkady

Programme and Quality Development Manager

Tibor Mackor

Tibor Mackor

​​Special Projects Manager 

Special Projects Team


Te Kaiwhakarite

Loryn Meha-Compain

​​Te Kaiwhakarite (Executive Assistant to Te Tumuaki)



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National Office Teams

Business Development Team

Alysha Hiha - Business Development Team Administrator

Katrina Taupo - Researcher

Manogi Tavelia - Engagement Strategies Senior Advisor (Māori, Pasifika, Youth and Governance)

Moana van Leeuwen - Communications Advisor

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Operations Team

Ara Smith Service Delivery and Training Administrator
Barbara Menzies Quality Management Systems Administrator
Brenda Munro Compliance and Information Liaison
Iris Niu Office Administrator
Julie Davis Finance Manager
Thakawee Davis Receptionist
Ying Li Accounts Assistant
Teri Davis Administration Support

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Special Projects Team

Jodi Maniapoto Special Projects Senior Advisor


Bruce George on secondment to Ako Aotearoa
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