His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has accepted the resignations of
The Honourable David Cunningham Carter from the Offices of Minister for Primary Industries and Minister of Local Government
The Honourable Philip Reeve Heatley from the Offices of Minister of Energy and Resources and Minister of Housing
The Honourable Catherine Joan Wilkinson from the Offices of Minister of Conservation and Minister for Food Safety
which took effect on 29 January 2013; and accepted the resignations of
The Honourable Paula Lee Bennett from the Office of Minister of Youth Affairs
The Honourable Allen Nathan Guy from the Offices of Minister of Immigration and Minister of Veterans’ Affairs
The Honourable Christopher James Tremain from the Office of Minister of Civil Defence
The Honourable Simon Joseph Bridges from the Office of Minister of Consumer Affairs
which took effect at the time of the appointment of successor Ministers on 31 January 2013.
Dated at Wellington this 31st day of January 2013.
MICHAEL WEBSTER, for Clerk of the Executive Council.