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Hiraina Tangiora


Hiraina Tangiora is a Policy Analyst, Kaitātari Kaupapahere, in the Skills Policy team at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Manatū Ahu Matua. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce double majoring in Supply Chain Management and International Business at Lincoln University, Hiraina started with Zespri as a Graduate in the Supply Chain team. After 18-months on the graduate programme Hiraina then spent time in both the Technical and External Relations teams, before beginning her current role. Outside of work, Hiraina is also studying a Master of Business Studies (Management) in Mutually Prosperous Trade at Massey University, and a Trustee on the Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR) Board.