New Zealand High Commission Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Who is in the High Commission

  • High Commissioner: H.E. Nick Hurley
  • Deputy High Commissioner: Aimee Jephson
  • First Secretary - Development: Joseph Mayhew
  • Defence Adviser: Lt. Colonel Jeremy Ramsden (based in Wellington)


  • Joanna Rangi – Administration Manager
  • Sean Mackesy-Buckley – Senior Development Programme Coordinator
  • Steven Barrett – Senior Development Programme Coordinator
  • Marjorie Tautu – Team Administrator (Finance and Property)
  • Mere Kamana – Team Administrator (Receptionist/Consular officer)
  • Gloria Rarere – Executive Secretary
  • Lora Taokia – Cleaner/ Administration Assistant
  • Teremoana Hardie – Part time housekeeper
  • Joeli Ledua Ligavatu– Groundsmen
  • Nga Aratangi – Groundsmen

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