Our Team

Ko te whakakitenga | Our Vision

Nurturing learning, development, leadership, and growth

Ko te uaratanga | Our Mission

Enable learning and development that is people-focused, industry-relevant, and market-responsive

Ko ngā uara | Our Values

Ako
We are committed toA shared learning journey of I teach, you learn; you teach, I learn.
Sustainability
We are committed toDecision-making (economic, social, spiritual, environmental) that meets present needs, and supports future generations to thrive.
Self-awareness
We have a willingness toBring integrity when reflecting on how we are impacting ourselves, and others. How I am being, and how that is impacting on me, and others.
Ubuntu
We are committed toExploring creative and innovative ways of building capability in our communities, that is grounded in bringing people together.
Acceptance
We are committed toWorking with all of who we are, and beginning from where we are at.

“In working with NZALI I experienced a group of people who deliver to what they promise with integrity, efficiency, and capability.
Nazli and her team are willing to listen to what our needs are; work with us to develop a programme that suits our context; and deliver to a schedule that suits our workplace requirements.”

John Hill, General Manager
New Zealand Manuka Group, Whakatane

Our Team

We are a team of distinct individuals, with a willingness to share, and grow with one another.

Our team delivers as tutors, facilitators, and mediators of learning, who are qualified in adult-learning education, and value an inclusive, interactive, and learner-centred approach.

Duncan Balmer

MBA, BSc(Econ), DipBS(FP)
Director & CEO

Nazli Effendi

MA, BA(Hons), PGDipEd, CertLitNumEd
Director & Director of Studies

Apeksha Senadheera

MMgt(HRM), PGDipBus, CertLitNumEd, CertAdultEd&Training
Assistant Director of Studies

Chamika Edirisinghe

DipBusEnterprise, CertLitNumEd
Operations Manager

Roz Maged

BA(Hons), PGDipBus
Project & Development Manager

Teresa Ngau-Chun

BA, BPlan, CertLitNumEd, PLSAL5 Micro-Credential
Auckland Regional Coordinator

Tracie Mackey

BAppMgnt(Strategic), CertLitNumEd, PLSAL5 Micro-Credential
Bay of Plenty Regional Coordinator

Yelena Effendi

BA
Administrator: Academic & Support Services

Heidi Reader

BPhEd, DipTchg, PGCertMgt&Leadership, CertLitNumEd
Tutor

Shelley Akuhata

DipEd
Tutor

Zara Khan

MBA, MA, BSc, CertLitNumEd
Tutor

LEARN DEVELOP LEAD GROW
with NZALI

Contact us to discuss learning and development options for your workplace.
info@nzali.ac.nz