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Register of Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament: Summary of additional information received from members for the return as at 31 January 2007

The annual returns of members of Parliament are published separately in summary as parliamentary paper J.7. The Registrar of Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament is required to publish on the website a summary of all returns received.

The following information was supplied to the Registrar in 2008 following an order of the House made on 23 September 2008. It relates to the summary for the year ended 31 January 2007.

Rt Hon Winston PETERS (New Zealand First, List)

11 Gifts
  • Cash donation towards Tauranga electoral petition costs – Spencer Trust

The following information was supplied to the Registrar relating to the summary for the year ended 31 January 2007.

Hon Dr Nick SMITH (National, Nelson)

12 Discharged debts
  • Contribution to legal fees in respect of Osmose v Wakeling & Smith – Freedom of Speech Trust
  • Contribution to legal fees in respect of Osmose v Wakeling & Smith – Parliamentary Service (as approved by Speaker)

Hon John KEY (National, Helensville)

2 Interests (such as shares and bonds) in companies and business entities
  • Jackson Minerals Limited – gold mining

Hon Christopher FINLAYSON (National, List)

2 Interests (such as shares and bonds) in companies and business entities
  • Blumenfeld Olive Oil Limited – olive oil
  • Te Puhi Trustee (2) Limited (joint shareholder of one nominal share) – trustee company

HV Ross ROBERTSON (Labour, Manukau East)

4 Beneficial interests in, and trusteeships of, trusts
  • Earl Valentine Robertson Estate (trustee)

The following replaces an entry relating to Mahana Farms originally declared under 2 Interests (such as shares and bonds) in companies and business entities:

Hon Nathan GUY (National, Ōtaki)

1 Company directorships and controlling interests
  • Mahana Farms Limited – agriculture – shares jointly held as a trustee

This additional information was supplied to the Registrar following publication of the summary as at 31 January 2007.

Hon Nathan GUY (National, Otaki)

2 Other companies and business entities
  • Farmlands Trading Society Limited – agricultural supplies