Regional managers

Robert Blucher, Northern Regional Manager

Robert manages Te Kura’s Northern Region, comprising more than 100 staff and around 3000 students. All of this region’s staff are based in-region. The Northern Region covers all of Auckland and Northland, from Cape Reinga to Port Waikato.

Anil Singh, Central North Regional Manager

Anil manages Te Kura’s Central North Region, comprising more than 90 staff and around 3000 students. The Central North Region spans districts in the middle of the North Island, from Thames-Coromandel, Waikato and Gisborne to Hastings and Ruapehu. Most of the region’s staff are based in-region, either in the main office located in Hamilton, or in Hastings, Tauranga or Rotorua.

John Nisbet, Central South Regional Manager

John manages Te Kura’s Central South Region. The main office is in Wellington, with some staff also based in Taranaki, Whanganui and Palmerston North. There are more than 110 staff and around 3000 students. Central South covers the lower half of the North Island, from Taranaki to Manawatu-Whanganui and down to Wellington. 

Amy Stewart, Southern Regional Manager

Amy manages Te Kura’s Southern Region, comprising more than 100 staff and around 3000 students. The Southern Region covers all of the South Island. Staff are mainly based in the Christchurch office, with additional staff in Nelson and Dunedin.

Wendy Talbot-Aspin, Overseas/Early Childhood Regional Manager

Wendy manages Te Kura's Overseas and Early Childhood services, comprising more than 30 staff and around 950 students. Based in Wellington, the Pounamu and Te Tai Toka teams support students located overseas, including full-time and dual enrolments from the Realm countries. The Raumati team supports early childhood learners and whānau throughout New Zealand.