Members of Parliament

Current MPs

Political party
Labour Party
Nanaia Mahuta

Nanaia Mahuta

Information
Date:
31 March 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
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Hon Nanaia Mahuta

Member for Hauraki-Waikato, Labour Party

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Māori Affairs Committee
  • Spokesperson, Māori Development (post-settlement issues)
  • Spokesperson, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations
  • Associate Spokesperson, Innovation, Research and Development
  • Associate Spokesperson, Regional Development

Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Regulations review select committee 12 March 1997-19 October 1999
  • Member, Electoral law select committee 20 March 1997-19 October 1999
  • Member, Justice and electoral select committee 21 December 1999-18 June 2002
  • Member, Education and science select committee 8 February 2000-18 June 2002
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Education 15 August 2002-19 October 2005
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Local Government 15 August 2002-19 October 2005
  • Member, Health select committee 27 August 2002-16 August 2005
  • Member, Local government and environment select committee 27 August 2002-16 August 2005
  • Member, Māori affairs select committee 28 July 2004-11 August 2005
  • Associate Minister for Local Government 19 October 2005-5 November 2007
  • Minister of Customs 19 October 2005-19 November 2008
  • Minister of Youth Affairs 19 October 2005-19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for the Environment 19 October 2005-19 November 2008
  • Minister of Local Government 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister of Tourism 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Spokesperson, Environment 20 November 2008-5 May 2009
  • Spokesperson, Tourism 20 November 2008-5 May 2009
  • Associate Spokesperson, Māori Affairs 20 November 2008-5 May 2009
  • Member, Local Goverment and Environment Committee 9 December 2008-6 May 2009
  • Spokesperson, Māori Social Development 5 May 2009-19 December 2011
  • Member, Education and Science Committee 6 May 2009-18 November 2009
  • Spokesperson, Energy 15 June 2010-3 February 2011
  • Associate Spokesperson, Law and Order 15 June 2010-3 February 2011
  • Member, Commerce Committee 21 July 2010-9 February 2011
  • Spokesperson, Community and Voluntary Sector 3 February 2011-19 December 2011
  • Member, Māori Affairs Committee 9 February 2011-20 October 2011
  • Spokesperson, Education 19 December 2011-25 February 2013
  • Associate Spokesperson, Māori Affairs (Social) 19 December 2011-27 February 2013
  • Member, Education and Science Committee 21 December 2011-27 February 2013
  • Spokesperson, Youth Affairs 25 February 2013-23 September 2013
  • Spokesperson, Māori Economic Development 25 February 2013-23 September 2013
  • Associate Spokesperson, Education (Māori) 25 February 2013-23 September 2013

Personal details

  • Born 21 August 1970
  • Iwi affiliations: Waikato-Maniapoto, Nga Puhi

Education/qualifications

  • BA
  • MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology

Community activities

  • Involved in Waikato region tribal matters

Party activities

  • Member, Labour Party 1994-