10. Erika Harvey

Tauranga Electorate

Erika Harvey is a well known community advocate and business owner in Tauranga. 

Following a background in corporate sales and marketing, Erika has transferred her skill set into community advocacy. The General Manager for a local youth charity, she is dedicated to ensuring equitable access to education and wrap-around services for children and youth.

Alongside her current tenures, Erika has also been on various community boards and working groups, including with Tauranga City Council, Bay of Plenty District Health Board, and as former Chairperson of Greerton Village School.

An American-born New Zealander, Erika has made Tauranga her home for almost 15 years and is intent on giving her community a stronger voice in parliament. Her work in local government issues as an affected business owner have inspired her to further advocate for her community by standing for New Zealand First.

Erika lives locally with husband Dan, and their two children, 12 year old Piper and new baby Ziggy.