Bharat Bhana – Vice Chair

Bharat’s family has been in the cropping industry for over 50 years. His extensive industry experience includes being an executive member of the Pukekohe Vegetable Growers’ Association for many years, and
the potato sector of Vegfed.

He was vice chairman of Potatoes NZ from 2004 to 2009, and a director of Potatoes NZ, affiliated to Horticulture NZ from 2008-2013 including chairing the Export Marketing Development Group.

membership type: Grower Member

company: Hira Bhana & Co

location: Pukekohe, Auckland


phone: 027 482 8305


  • Board –  Elected 2013, appointed Vice Chair 2014.
  • Committee appointments – Remuneration committee (Chair), Biosecurity and Regulatory sub-committee (Chair)