Ms Temarama Anguna replaces the retiring Secretary Dr Matairangi Purea who has been Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture since 2012. Dr Purea brought extensive national and regional experience in agricultural/horticultural production, research and management.
Ms Anguna was the Human Resources Manager for the Ministry of Health and has management qualities in HR management, strategic and business planning, policy development, knowledge and information management and risk management. Ms Anguna is looking forward to the challenges of this new leadership role and will continue to advocate for innovative solutions for the Agriculture sector. Ms Anguna has a Master of Business Administration and will soon graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce majoring in Public Sector Administration.