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Mark Blumsky.

Mark Blumsky

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Date:
8 November 2008

Mark Blumsky

National Party

Honours/decorations

QSO for services to the public 2002

Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee 9 November 2005-30 July 2008
  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee 30 July 2008-3 October 2008
  • Associate Spokesperson, Economic Development 2005-8 November 2008
  • Associate Spokesperson, Local Government 2005-8 November 2008

Personal details

Born 29 August 1957, Nelson, married with one child

Education/qualifications

  • St Bede’s College, Christchurch 1971-1973
  • Linwood High School, Christchurch 1973-1975
  • University of Canterbury

Career

  • Shop Manager, National Sales Manager, Hannahs Footwear 1978-1990
  • Founder and Director, Mischief Shoes 1991-1996
  • Chairperson, Capital Marketing 1994-1995
  • Director, Retail Publishing 1994-1995
  • Mayor, Wellington City October 1995-October 2001
  • Director, Willis Retailing Ltd 27 May 1997-26 July 1999
  • Director, Wellington International Airport Ltd 06 November 1998-31 October 2001
  • Director, Pinot Noir 2001 Ltd 28 September 1999-05 August 2003
  • Director, Marco Ltd 29 August 2001-
  • Director, Pizza Napoli Uno Ltd 10 September 2001-2006
  • Event Co-coordinator, Lord of the Rings movie NZ premiere 2001-2001
  • Event Co-coordinator, Lord of the Rings movie NZ premiere 2002-2002
  • Founding Director, Creative HQ 2002-2004
  • Director, BrewNZ Ltd 31 October 2002-
  • Director, Retail Results Ltd 19 August 2004-18 November 2004
  • Director, Norsewear of New Zealand Ltd 26 November 2004-
  • Director, New Zealand Kids Toyathon Ltd 17 March 2005-
  • Chairperson, Advisory Board, T-Up Business Incubator 2005-2006
  • List member of Parliament 17 September 2005-8 November 2008

Community activities

  • Civil Union and Marriage celebrant
  • Trustee, Cuba Street Carnival
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Member, Samuel Marsden Collegiate Board of Management
  • Trustee, Wellington Free Ambulance Board
  • Trustee, Wellington School of Medicine Surgical Research Trust
  • President, Wellington Retail Association 1994-1994

Party activities

  • National Party candidate, Wellington Central 2005

Leisure activities

Golf, reading, watching sport

This is the archived biography page for former member of Parliament, Mark Blumsky.