Members of Parliament

Current MPs

Political party
National Party
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John Hayes

Information
Date:
15 February 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings

Wellington 6160
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John Hayes

Member for Wairarapa, National Party

Honours/decorations

ONZM for services to the Bougainville peace process 1999

Current parliamentary roles

  • Parliamentary Private Secretary of Foreign Affairs
  • Member, Finance and Expenditure Committee
  • Chairperson, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Former parliamentary roles

Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade committee 9 November 2005-3 October 2008

Personal details

Born 15 March 1948, married with two adult children

Education/qualifications

  • Rongotai College
  • BAgrSc, Lincoln University

Career

  • Former Agricultural Economist
  • Former Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Overseas Trade Mike Moore
  • Former Representative, NZ Foreign Service, Singapore
  • Former Representative, NZ Foreign Service, India
  • Former Representative, NZ Foreign Service, Saudi Arabia
  • Former High Commissioner, NZ Foreign Service, Papua New Guinea
  • Former Ambassador, NZ Foreign Service, Iran
  • Former High Commissioner, NZ Foreign Service, Pakistan
  • Former Representative, NZ Foreign Service, Bahrain
  • Director, New Zealand Export Import Corporation for 3 years

Community activities

  • Former President, Lincoln College Students' Association
  • Former Member, New Zealand University Students' Association
  • Trustee, Bridget Nicholls Trust
  • Chairperson, Chartwell School Board
  • Rotarian
  • Trustee, We The Peoples Foundation

Leisure activities

Yachting and fishing