|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
for Labour party list
|Assumed office |
23 September 2017
Janette Rose Tinetti
West Coast, New Zealand
|Relations||Don Merton (father-in-law)|
Tinetti was born on the West Coast and grew up in Christchurch. She became a teacher and union member. She then became the principal of Merivale School in Tauranga and has previously been on the national executive of the New Zealand Educational Institute. She is married to David Merton, whose father Don Merton was a noted conservationist, and the couple have two children.
|New Zealand Parliament|
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