Waitakere Indian Association Announces New Board Members
Waitakere Indian Association has elected the full slate of officers and board members the year 2016-2017 at their recent
AGM meeting held on Sunday 31 July in Auckland.
All of our newest and existing Board members embody the spirit of community and bring talent, expertise and energy to
the table. We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to strengthen community in Waitakere”, says the
incoming President Mahen Sharma.
There are more than 155,000 Indians living in New Zealand and Hindi is the fourth largest spoken language. Since its
formation in 2000, Waitakere Indian Association has been working with various government agencies and local Indian
associations in promoting, advocating and integrating the Indian culture and values with the Kiwi way of life.
Waitakere Indian Association is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization open to all. Our mission is to build a sense of
community and common purpose throughout the region, and to enhance the recreational, educational, cultural, health and
social well-being of the Indian Diaspora in Waitakere, Auckland.
For more information about Waitakere Indian Association call 021 132 4688 or visit www.waitakereindianassociation.nz
The Executive Committee of 2016-2017
President Mahen Sharma
Vice President Sunil Kaushal
Secretary Hasmita Singh
Assistant Secretary Kajal Kumar
Treasurer Naveen Prakash
Assistant Treasurer Mohini Prakash
Executive members Hardip Singh
Arwind Singh (Rohit)
IPP Naveen Prakash
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