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Growing potential.

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Our Story
AKA Education Group brings together three of New Zealand’s leading Private Tertiary Providers: Alpha Educational Institute, Kauri Academy and AGI Education.
Combining proven expertise and outstanding learner outcomes in the Healthcare and Business sectors, we have come together with a vision to grow and empower our students to make a difference for themselves, their whanau and their society.

At AKA Education Group we put our students at the heart of everything we do, engaging and nurturing our students and maintaining a focus on the ability to ‘do’ rather than just ‘know’. In this way we guide and support our students on their journeys into their chosen careers.
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Vision:
To nurture our students to make a difference for themselves, their whanau and their society.
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Mission:
Te aka (the vine) naturally grows upwards but needs support to climb towards the light. Our mission is to be the support that allows our students to grow, develop and flourish, creating a better future for themselves, their whanau and their society.
To do this we put our students at the centre of everything we do. We engage and empower our students. We nurture their growth to unlock the potential within. We understand that it’s not enough to ‘know’, you need to be able to ‘do’.
We grow our business through growing our students.
Interested to know about our patterns of growth? Click here
 
 
Our Providers

Our priority is your growth and for you to have the best educational experience. Our schools empower you to explore your potential and grow your skills in the fields of Healthcare and Business. Each of our programmes are designed and created by industry experts, keeping in mind the skills that are sought by employers in Aotearoa.

Our Team

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Teena Hireme

Chief Executive 

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Lisa Chen

Chief Financial Officer /Board Chair

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Pankaj Gupta

Business Development Director / Regional Marketing Director – India Subcontinent

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Group Senior Management Team

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Dr. Ahsan Chaudhri

Academic Director

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Mike Hern

Campus Director CHC / Clinical Placement Co-ordinator CH

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Matt Wilcox

Campus Director AK /

LTE Co-ordinator

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Neeta Raksha

Regional Marketing
Director – NZ/Pacific

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Winnie Wang

Regional Marketing
Director / Team Leader

Group Operations Team

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Sharon Baylon

Academic Team Leader

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Jolandie Erasmus

Clinical Placement

Co-ordinator AK

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Jasmita Dalmi

Communications and Digital Content Manager

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Nandeeshwar Selvakumar

Campus Director MK

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Swahani Chandra

Student Services

Co-ordinator - Domestic

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Michael Lu

Student Services

Co-ordinator - AK

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Tony Antig

Student Services

Co-ordinator - CH

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Li Zhang

IT / Operations Support

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Paula Yepes

Marketing Executive

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Emelinda Aban

Marketing Executive

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Ken Lin

Finance / Resources

 
 
Our Locations
Auckland / Head Office
(AEI, Kauri Academy, AGI)
Level 6, 3 City Road,
Auckland CBD 1010
New Zealand
Manukau (AGI)
Level 1, 22 Amersham Way,
Manukau, Auckland 2104
New Zealand
Christchurch (AEI, Kauri Academy)
150 Hereford Street,
Christchurch Central City, 
Christchurch 8011
New Zealand
Contact us via our website or call us on 0800-244-463. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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