Rama Rao Kadali - President

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.

Uma Rao - Vice-President




Subbarami Reddy Manubolu - Secretary

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. 

Ronnie Patrawala - 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

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.

Laxman Sunkari - EC Member

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 

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. 


Shivani Arora - EC Member

Shivani Arora is a visionary. Shivani’s many accolades and reputation in the community is only preceded by her humbleness and willingness to help and support others.

From an early age, Shivani dreamt of nurturing the future by sharing her knowledge and experiences and hence chose a career as a teacher. Married to a loving husband and mother to three beautiful children, Shivani moved with her family to New Zealand 20 years ago.

In an effort to bring the Indian community together, Shivani became involved with Shirdi Sai Sansthan of NZ very early on and her passion for food has not only led the Indian community come together but also has enabled her to build a name in the hospitality industry in New Zealand, as she now runs two of her own restaurant brands, India Gate & Shivani Restaurants across Auckland and Hamilton with an online shop servicing the rest of Shivani hasn’t forgotten about her vision as a child, and today supports over 10 different schools within the communities she operates in, be it with their annual fundraisers, breakfast club and/or sponsorships to help school teams overcome financial hurdles so they can pursue their dreams just like she did. Shivani believes in paying it forward and hence believes in a brighter future by investing in the children of today. 

Ramanathan Murugesu - EC Member




Madhukanth Jogia - EC Member




Sreeram 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. 

Sujel Surendra - EC Member


second generation avid baba devotee following in the footsteps of my father originally from Bengaluru, India having completed my Electrical engineering from MIT and currently running my own business operating in Auckland and India. Being a part of this community brings peace and solace to my mind and I believe I’ve been able to contribute to the well-being of the temple and the community and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.  



Ezhilnilavan Anandhan - EC Member

MS (Computer Science) 

 From a young age, I've held a deep affinity with BABA, a bond that has only grown stronger since relocating to Auckland in 2017. Serving on the Executive Committee has been a privilege, and I remain committed to its mission.

 At present, I am associated with KiwiBank. I'm wholeheartedly dedicated to serving Baba and enriching the Sansthan in any way possible


Nitin Kumar - EC Member


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

 Born and brought up in Hyderabad, I migrated to New Zealand 21 years ago.

Working as an IT professional. Interest in participating in Spiritual community activities where possible.  


Kunal Motwani - EC Member

 B.Com (Supply Chain Management) / MBA (Operations Management)

An ardent devotee since childhood, I have been associated with the Sansthan since migrating to New Zealand in 2004. I’ve been extremely fortunate to serve as an Executive Committee member during the construction of the Temple, and excited to continue doing the same.  

Currently working with Fonterra since the last 9 Years along with building a Recruitment Startup, I look forward to being of service to Baba and adding value to the Sansthan in all ways possible. 



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