Shekhar Teke – Secretary

Shekhar Teke – Secretary

Namaskar Mandali. I am Shekhar Teke. My passion is Cricket and drama. I am involved in the stage activities since 1985 and participated in various drama competitions at university and district level. I also played in professional dramas. I was involved in three documentary films as actor, writer and assistant director in whcih Makarand Anaspure was one of the well-known artist. I am First Class Cricket Umpire and registered with NZ Cricket. I am serving NZ Cricket for last 5-6 years.
As I am a social person and always involved in the society work, I joined AMAI to serve marathi community and build the strong Indian community under AMAI umbrella.

 

Neela Paranjpe – Treasurer

Neela Paranjpe – Treasurer

मी नीला परांजपे. माहेर आणि सासर दोन्ही मुंबईलाच. २००३ मार्च पासून ऑकलंडमध्ये आहे, आणि आल्यापासून ASB बँकेत कामाला आहे. ही ओळख नवीन लोकांसाठी; बाकीचे सारे मला ओळखतातच.
Saurabh Risbud – Joint Treasurer

Saurabh Risbud – Joint Treasurer

Myself Saurabh work as Insurance Broker. I migrated to NZ in 2015, since then I am associated with AMAI as member. Now, I work as Joint Treasurer with intention to help our community grow here on kiwi land. Apart from this as enjoy and pursue my hobbies such as tennis, cooking etc.

Dhanashree Salunkhe

Dhanashree Salunkhe

“Namaskar, I am Dhanashree Salunkhe also known as Rani. I am from Mumbai. By profession I am a Graphic Artist.

As a new committee member, I look forward to contribute towards the marathi community and promote our culture.”

Bhakti Ekbote

Bhakti Ekbote

Namaskar. I am Bhakti. I am a proud home maker and I have been in Auckland since last four years. Before coming to NZ, I worked as a Journalist in India.

I love to connect with people and our community. I joined mandal as a member in 2015 and now I am one of the committee members. As a part of this organisation, I would like to help people who are new in NZ and away from their loved ones. I would definitely like to contribute to increasing the growth of our Mandal and spreading info about our community, tradition and culture.

Welcome

Welcome

The Auckland Marathi Association emerged in 1995 when a few families from Maharashtra in New Zealand felt the need to bond around their shared culture and identity in a new land they were still learning to call home.