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Political party
Labour Party
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Raymond Huo

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

Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
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Raymond Huo

List member, Labour Party

Current parliamentary roles

  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee
  • Spokesperson, Statistics
  • Associate Spokesperson, Building and Construction
  • Associate Spokesperson, Education (Export Education)
  • Associate Spokesperson, Ethnic Affairs
  • Associate Spokesperson, Justice

Former parliamentary roles

  • Associate Spokesperson, Ethnic Affairs 20 November 2008-3 February 2011
  • Spokesperson, Law Commission 20 November 2008-19 December 2011
  • Member, Finance and Expenditure Committee 9 December 2008-14 October 2009
  • Member, Commerce Committee 14 October 2009-18 November 2009
  • Member, Finance and Expenditure Committee 18 November 2009-21 July 2010
  • Member, Law and Order Committee 21 July 2010-20 October 2011
  • Spokesperson, Chinese Community Affairs 3 February 2011-19 December 2011
  • Member, Health Committee 21 December 2011-28 March 2012
  • Spokesperson, Land Information 19 December 2011-25 February 2013
  • Spokesperson, Building and Construction 19 December 2011-23 September 2013
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee 28 March 2012-25 September 2013

Personal details

Married, two children. Proudly Kiwi Chinese since November 1994. The name Huo is pronounced 'Hall'.

Education/qualifications

  • BA, Anhui University, Hefei
  • LLB, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing
  • LLB, University of Auckland
  • MLitt (First Class Honours), University of Auckland

Career

  • Journalist, New Zealand Herald
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (Brookfields Lawyers, Queen City Law)
  • Author and joint editor/translator: Chinese-English dictionaries and five other books

Awards

Green Angel Clean Tech award, China's Shogang Group and New Zealand's LanzaTech (contribution to promoting renewable technologies in China)

Community activities

  • Chairman, KiwiAsian Development Forum
  • Honorary Professor of Law, China University of Political Science and Law
  • Honorary Senior Associate, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Trustee, Asia New Zealand Foundation

Leisure activities

Sports, gardening, classical music