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Gabi Tankersley


Gabi Tankersley joined the National Commission as Communications Advisor in 2021.

Gabi has worked in Communications for close to 20 years for a large variety of organisations, within New Zealand and the UK, including the Department of Conservation, Te Uru Rakau (Forestry New Zealand), MBIE, NZ Lotteries Commission, Positively Wellington Tourism, The Open University UK, the BBC, Department of Corrections and NZVASS (an umbrella organisation representing the disability sector).

Gabi began her career as a journalist at the Greymouth Evening Star, after discovering a love for journalism while working at Access Radio and the Radio Network as a student.

She has a BA Hons (Psychology) and holds a Diploma of Journalism and Accreditation in Public Relations (APR).

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