Dr Shane Reti
Dr Shane Reti was elected as the Member of Parliament for Whangarei in the 2014 General Election.
Shane was previously a Whangarei-based medical practitioner. He is a father of three children, all educated in Whangarei.
Shane studied medicine at Auckland Medical School, going on to practice family medicine and dermatology in Whangarei for sixteen years.
In 2007, Shane was awarded a New Zealand Harkness Fellowship to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. While working in a senior management role, he completed a second Master’s Degree at Harvard in 2010 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2012.
His work led to an appointment with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise in a strategic planning and economic development role, working with the New Zealand Consulate in Dubai.
His successful candidacy also follows a strong record of community involvement. Shane was three times appointed director to the Northland Health Board and was awarded the QSM for public service in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List.