Tania Kura
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Tania Kura

New Zealand Police / Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa

Deputy commissioner, leadership and capability

  • Appointed 2020.
  • First female deputy commissioner.
  • Appointed eastern district commander in 2017, having previously served as Hawke’s Bay area commander.
  • Has worked in Central and Bay of Plenty Districts, The Royal NZ Police College and Eastern District in a variety of uniform, investigative and leadership roles.
  • Focused on culture and staff development.
  • Of Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Te Kanawa descent.


New Zealand Police / Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa
Deputy Commissioner, District Commander, Area Commander, Head of School Patrol & Operational Policing, Officer in Charge
Nov 2005 - Present

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