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Notice Type
Vice Regal
Notice Title

Appointment of Ministers

Her Excellency the Governor-General has been pleased to appoint:

The Right Honourable Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern to the Offices of Prime Minister, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, and Minister for National Security and Intelligence;

The Right Honourable Winston Raymond Peters to the Offices of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister for State Owned Enterprises, and Minister for Racing;

The Honourable Kelvin Glen Davis to the Offices of Minister for Crown/Māori Relations, Minister of Corrections, and Minister of Tourism;

The Honourable Grant Murray Robertson to the Offices of Minister of Finance, and Minister for Sport and Recreation;

The Honourable Philip Stoner Twyford to the Offices of Minister of Housing and Urban Development, and Minister of Transport;

The Honourable Dr Megan Cherie Woods to the Offices of Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, and Minister of Research, Science and Innovation;

The Honourable Christopher John Hipkins to the Offices of Minister of Education, and Minister of State Services;

The Honourable Andrew James Little to the Offices of Minister of Justice, Minister for Courts, Minister Responsible for the GCSB, Minister Responsible for the NZSIS, and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations;

The Honourable Carmel Jean Sepuloni to the Offices of Minister for Social Development, and Minister for Disability Issues;

The Honourable Dr David Scott Clark to the Office of Minister of Health;

The Honourable David William Parker to the Offices of Attorney-General, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for the Environment, and Minister for Trade and Export Growth;

The Honourable Nanaia Cybele Mahuta to the Offices of Minister for Māori Development, and Minister of Local Government;

The Honourable Stuart Alexander Nash to the Offices of Minister of Police, Minister of Fisheries, Minister of Revenue, and Minister for Small Business;

The Honourable Iain Francis Lees-Galloway to the Offices of Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Minister of Immigration, and Minister for ACC;

The Honourable Jennifer Teresia Salesa to the Offices of Minister for Building and Construction, and Minister for Ethnic Communities;

The Honourable Damien Peter O’Connor to the Offices of Minister of Agriculture, Minister for Biosecurity, Minister for Food Safety, and Minister for Rural Communities;

The Honourable Clare Elizabeth Curran to the Offices of Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, and Minister for Government Digital Services;

The Honourable Ron Stanley Mark to the Offices of Minister of Defence, and Minister for Veterans;

The Honourable Tracey Anne Martin to the Offices of Minister for Children, Minister of Internal Affairs, and Minister for Seniors;

The Honourable Shane Geoffrey Jones to the Offices of Minister of Forestry, Minister for Infrastructure, and Minister for Regional Economic Development;

The Honourable Kristopher John Fa’afoi to the Offices of Minister of Civil Defence, and Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs;

The Honourable Peeni Ereatara Gladwyn Henare to the Offices of Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Minister for Whānau Ora, and Minister for Youth;

The Honourable William Wakatere Jackson to the Office of Minister of Employment;

The Honourable Aupito Tofae Su’a Viliamu Sio to the Office of Minister for Pacific Peoples;

The Honourable Melissa Heni Mekameka Whaitiri to the Office of Minister of Customs;

The Honourable James Peter Edward Shaw to the Offices of Minister for Climate Change, and Minister of Statistics;

The Honourable Julie Anne Genter to the Office of Minister for Women;

The Honourable Eugenie Meryl Sage to the Offices of Minister of Conservation, and Minister for Land Information;

which took effect on Thursday 26 October 2017.

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of October 2017.

By Command:
MICHAEL WEBSTER, Clerk of the Executive Council.