Members of Parliament

Current MPs

Political party
National Party
Amy Adams.

Amy Adams.

Information
Date:
5 March 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
Email contacts
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Hon Amy Adams

Member for Selwyn, National Party

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Minister for Communications and Information Technology
  • Minister for the Environment
  • Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee 9 December 2008-17 December 2008
  • Deputy-Chairperson, Regulations Review Committee 11 February 2009-30 June 2009
  • Member, Regulations Review Committee 30 June 2009-13 April 2011
  • Deputy-Chairperson, Finance and Expenditure Committee 1 July 2009-9 June 2011
  • Chairperson, Electoral Legislation Committee 1 April 2010-20 October 2011
  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee 13 April 2011-20 October 2011
  • Chairperson, Finance and Expenditure Committee 9 June 2011-20 October 2011
  • Minister of Internal Affairs 14 December 2011-3 April 2012

Personal details

  • Married with two children

Education/qualifications

  • Rangitoto College, Auckland
  • LLB, (First Class Honours), University of Canterbury, 1992

Career

  • Solicitor, Arthur Watson Savage, Invercargill 1993-1994
  • Solicitor, Malley and Co, Christchurch 1994-1996
  • Senior Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill, Christchurch 1996-1997
  • Partner, Mortlock McCormack Law 2000-2008

Community activities

  • Member, Property Law Committee, Canterbury District Law Society 2003-2007
  • Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Kirwee Model School, Christchurch 2004-2008
  • Member, NZ Law Society’s Women’s Consultative Group 2005-2008

Leisure activities

  • Sportswoman, tennis, triathlons, reading, good food and wine