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Hon. Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada

Member of Parliament
Gizo-Kolombangara, Western
Eleventh Parliament

Contact Address:    

Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs
P.O Box G39
Phone: 23544/ 23533/ 23548
Fax: 23534
Solomon Islands

Parliamentary Appointments

  • Elected to Parliament through a by-election on 23rd May 2018.

Party Affiliation

  • Kadere Party of Solomon Islands

Parliamentary Committee Appointments

  • Member, Health and Medical Services Committee from 23rd August 2018 to 17th October 2018.
  • Member, Education and Human Resources Training Committee from 29th August 2018 to 17th October 2018.

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs from 17th October 2018 to date.


  • Master in Education (University of Waikato) 2013 Post Graduate in Education (University of Waikato) 2011
  • Bachelor in Education (Pacific Adventist University) 2002

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Secondary School Teacher


  • Leadership \Conference-Melbourne, Australia 2017
  • Vaka Pasifiki Conference-Honiara, Solomon Islands 2016


  • Year of birth: 1979 
  • Village/ Home Island: Kuzi Village, Kolombangara, Western Province