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Tania Kura, Deputy Commissioner: Leadership & Capability.  Deputy Commissioner Tania Kura  Recruited in Invercargill where she was born and raised with a whakapapa linking her to Tainui, Tania Kura (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Te Kanawa) joined Police in 1987.  She has since worked in in a variety of uniform, investigative and leadership areas including youth, intelligence, O/C station and operational field training.  She became the first female police officer to be appointed to the position of Deputy Commissioner when appointed in 2020.  As Deputy Commissioner – Leadership and Capability, Tania Kura’s areas of responsibilities include Training (Royal New Zealand Police College), Employment Relations, Leadership and Development, Integrity and Conduct, Safer People, and Frontline Capability (including Emergency Communications Centres).  Deputy Commissioner Kura will speak to Police culture and training at the hearing.