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National Party
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Phil Heatley

Information
Date:
15 February 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
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Hon Phil Heatley

Member for Whangarei, National Party

Current parliamentary roles

  • Member, Social Services Committee
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee

Former parliamentary roles

  • Spokesperson, Forestry 1999-2002
  • Member, Primary Production Committee 22 December 1999-18 June 2002
  • Member, Regulations Review Committee 13 June 2000-30 October 2001
  • Transport and Industrial Relations Committee 30 October 2001-18 June 2002
  • Associate Spokesperson, Education (Early Childhood) 15 August 2002-2 November 2003
  • Spokesperson, Regional Development 2 November 2003-9 August 2004
  • Fisheries and Other Sea-related Legislatation Committee 17 December 2003-11 August 2005
  • Spokesperson, Energy 9 August 2004-26 October 2005
  • Associate Spokesperson, Fisheries 26 October 2005-1 December 2006
  • Member, Primary Production Committee 9 November 2005-3 October 2008
  • Minister of Fisheries 19 November 2008-25 February 2010
  • Minister of Housing 19 November 2008-25 February 2010
  • Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture 1 April 2010-14 December 2011
  • Minister of Energy and Resources 14 December 2011-29 January 2013
  • Minister of Housing 14 December 2011-29 January 2013

Personal details

Born April 1967, married with three children

Education/qualifications

M HortSci (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering, Massey University

Career

  • Former Professional Engineer for a NZ Dairy Board subsidiary
  • Former Member, Insitute of Professional Engineers NZ
  • Texbook author, Managing Dairy Farm Effluent, New Zealand Dairy Research Institute 1996-1996
  • Texbook author, Farm Management Issues, New Zealand Dairy Research Institute 1998-1998

Community activities

  • Member, Northland Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Rotary International
  • Patron, Northhaven Hospice
  • Patron, Northland Hockey Association
  • Patron, Northland Forest & Bird Protection Society

Party activities

  • Member, New Zealand National Party 1997-
  • NZ National Party Board of Directors 2003-2005

Leisure activities

Fishing, camping, woodwork and building