Venkateswarulu Kodali - President

Venkateswarulu has been associated with Sansthan activities since 2003. He graduated from JNTU college in India with an Electrical & Electronics Engineering degree. He worked as a Senior Manager in a Steel industry . Before migrating to NZ he worked as an industry promotion officer in India in Ministry of Industries, Govt of INDIA .

Currently working in Biotec Solutions as a Manager looking after Pharmaceutical machinery

Laxman Sunkari - Vice-President

Laxman Sunkari has been the founder President of the Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Inc NZ.

My family and I are lucky to serve SaiBaba since Sansthan inception.  

With Baba's blessings we intend to continue our service to Baba 

Rama Rao Kadali - Secretary

 Associated with the service to Baba and Temple activities for the past few years.

Born and brought up in Hyderabad, migrated to New Zealand over 20 years ago. 

 With Blessings of BABA, working as Operations Manager for Reliance Worldwide Corp (NZ) Ltd, Auckland.

Strongly Believe in Baba’s teachings and service to humanity.

Rohinton Partrawala - Treasurer

Rohinton Patrawala (Ronnie) born in Mumbai, India, Am a humble devotee of Sai Baba and a strong believer in Baba's teachings and service to humanity. 

Completed MBA (Marketing) and worked in the Financial Services industry for 17 years in Mumbai. Migrated to NZ in 2005 with my family. Completed Graduate Diploma in Business Studies at AUT, qualified as ACA and Chartered Accountant, Am a Member of Executors and Trustees Institute, Australia

Have worked as an Accountant in the Insurance and Trustee Industry since 2005. Have assisted as a Trustee and Volunteer with Zoroastrian Community Trust of New Zealand for 7 years. Performed the role of Treasurer with St Peters Anglican Church, Onehunga for 3 years. Have assisted as a volunteer with the Cancer Society and other institutions.


Members of Committee

Amar Alluri - EC Member

Amar has been associated with the Sansthan since 2002 and worked in various positions previously, including President, Vice-President, Secretary and Executive Committee Member.

With a background in Civil Engineering, he has worked for the State Government in India and Saudi Arabia before migrating to New Zealand in 1996.

At present, he is employed with HARCOURTS, NZ as a Real Estate professional

Balachander Shingade - EC Member

Balachander Shingade is from Hyderabad, India. Before migrating to New Zealand in 2000, he worked at the Commissionerate of Industries, Govt of Andra Pradesh, Hyderabad. 

Balachander Shingade is one of the founder members of the Sansthan and played a key role in introducing book stall and Food stalls at the time of inception of the Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Sansthan of NZ. 


Madukanth Jogia - EC Member




Nalinkanth Thadugoni - EC Member

Nalinkanth Thadugoni MBA (Marketing)

Nalin completed his Master of Business Administration at Osmania University in 2005 and then moved to NZ in 2006 as a student. He is with Sai Baba Sansthan as a Baba Sevak since 2007. At the moment he is working at AA.


Ramanathan Murugesu - EC Member




Ravi Pondicherry - EC Member

Educational qualifications - Bachelor in Commerce & Batchelor in Law 

I have been associated with the Sai movement from its inception. I worked in Railways looking after sports before migrating to Newzealand in 2001. Presently working for Transdev Akl Ltd which is going to be taken over by Akl One Rail Ltd. I am fortunate to be one of the committee members in service to SAIBABA. 


Sainath Nethula - EC Member

Ed Qual: B.Tech (Chemical Engineering); MBA.

Worked as a Factory Manager at Bakelite Hylam Ltd in Hyderabad India before migrating to NZ in 1996. At present working in education sector.

Ardent devotee of Shri Shirdi Saibaba. Founder member of Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan of NZ. Serving the Sansthan since its inception.

Shanta Menon - EC Member


My name is Shanta Menon Am grateful to be a part of our Sai Sansthan for the past 15 years Nurse by profession with passion for community service.  

Seeking blessings from Baba to continue as Sai Sevak. 

Sree Rama Reddy Bobba - EC Member

Have been an ardent devotee of Sai Baba and associated with NZ Sansthan since 2004 as a founding member from our early beginnings out of Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall. 

Academically qualified with an MBA in Finance along with Chartered Financial Analyst certification, both of which obtained in India. Currently employed as a Senior Pricing Analyst with OfficeMax NZ. 

Take a huge interest in participating in temple community activities from time to time and other voluntary work where possible. Love sports, music and enjoy outdoor fun activities with my family and friends. 

Subba Rami Reddy Manubolu - EC Member

I am ,Subba Reddy Manubolu, has been associated with Sansthan as a Founder member of Shri Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan of NZ.I came from India with Mechanical Engineering background worked  as Junior Manager in Praga Tools, Hyderabad, before migrating to NewZealand 2001. 

At present I am working with Mastip as Team leader since 2001. 

I am strong Devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba since 1994 after last my Father treated as BABA, Thanks for getting oppurtunity to serve BABA. 

Venkatram Reddy Dyavadi - EC Member

Venkatram Dyavadi B.Tech (Mechanical)

 "OM SAI" I am from Hyderabad, India. I migrated to New Zealand in the year 1998. 

 I have been associated with 'The Shirdi Sai Sansthan' as a member and sevak for quite a long time. I strongly believe in Baba's preachings and as much as possible I try to follow in real life.

I am very much impressed with the Sai sansthan executive committee's hard work and dedication from its inception. So, I want to extend my hand to join the committee.


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