Members of Parliament

Current MPs

Political party
National Party
Michael Woodhouse.

Michael Woodhouse.

Information
Date:
16 May 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
Email contacts
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Hon Michael Woodhouse

List member, National Party

  • Entered Parliament: 28 November 2008
  • Member of the following Parliaments: 49th and 50th

Member for / List Party Date
List National Party 28 November 2008 -

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Minister of Immigration
  • Minister for Land Information
  • Minister of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Associate Minister of Transport

Former Parliamentary Roles

Select Committees

  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee: 9 December 2008 - 20 October 2011
  • Member, Health Committee: 9 December 2008 - 9 June 2011
  • Member, Finance and Expenditure Committee: 9 June 2011 - 20 October 2011
  • Member, Business Committee: 20 December 2011 - 13 February 2013
  • Member, Officers of Parliament Committee: 29 February 2012 - 13 February 2013
  • Member, Social Services Committee: 13 February 2013 - 29 January 2014

Parliamentary Service Commission and Committees

  • Member, Parliamentary Service Commission: 20 October 2011 - 21 March 2013
  • Member, Information Communications Technology (ICT) Committee: 2 November 2008 - 20 October 2011

Party Roles

  • Senior Whip: 20 December 2011 - 28 January 2013

Personal details

  • Born in Dunedin
  • Married with three daughters

Education/qualifications

  • St Pauls High School, Dunedin (now Kavanagh College)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Otago, 1993
  • Master of Health Administration, University of New South Wales, 2005
  • Chartered Accountant

Career

  • Taylor McLachlan Chartered Accountants 1994-1995
  • HealthCare Otago 1995-1996
  • ACC 1996-2001
  • Chief Executive Officer, Mercy Hospital Dunedin 2001-2008
  • Former Vice President, NZ Private Hospitals Association
  • Former President, NZ Private Surgical Hospitals Association
  • Fellow, New Zealand Institute of Management

Community activities

  • Premier Grade Referee, Otago
  • Rotarian 2001-
  • Parliamentary Friendship Group for Arthritis NZ

Leisure activities

  • Family, mountain biking, rugby and running