Ngā Mema Pāremata

Ngā Mema Pāremata o te wā nei

Political party
Labour Party
Maryan Street.

Maryan Street.

Information
Date:
16 May 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
Email contacts
Related links

Hon Maryan Street

List member, Labour Party

  • Entered Parliament: 6 October 2005
  • Member of the following Parliaments: 48th, 49th and 50th

Member for / List Party Date
List Labour Party 6 October 2005 -

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Chairperson, Regulations Review Committee
  • Member, Education and Science Committee
  • Spokesperson, Disarmament and Arms Control
  • Spokesperson, State Services
  • Spokesperson, Tertiary Education
  • Associate Spokesperson Foreign Affairs (ODA / Human Rights)

Former Parliamentary Roles

Portfolios

  • Minister for ACC: 5 November 2007 - 18 November 2008
  • Minister of Housing: 5 November 2007 - 18 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for Economic Development: 5 November 2007 - 18 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for Tertiary Education: 5 November 2007 - 18 November 2008

Select Committees

  • Deputy-Chairperson, Health Committee: 9 November 2005 - 7 November 2007
  • Member, Regulation Review Committee: 9 November 2005 - 7 November 2007
  • Member, Commerce Committee: 9 November 2005 - 7 November 2007
  • Member, Education and Science Committee: 9 December 2008 - 6 May 2009
  • Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee: 6 May 2009 - 20 October 2011
  • Member, Health Committee: 21 December 2011 - 27 February 2013
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee: 27 February 2013 - 25 September 2013
  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee: 25 September 2013 – 14 May 2014

Spokesperson Roles

  • Spokesperson, Tertiary Education: 20 November 2008 - 15 June 2010
  • Spokesperson, Trade: 20 November 2008 - 19 December 2011
  • Spokesperson, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations: 5 May 2009 - 3 February 2011
  • Spokesperson, Foreign Affairs: 15 June 2010 - 19 December 2011
  • Spokesperson, Overseas Development Assistance: 3 February 2011 - 19 December 2011
  • Spokesperson, Health: 19 December 2011 - 25 February 2013
  • Associate Spokesperson, Foreign Affairs: 19 December 2011 - 23 September 2013
  • Spokesperson, Environment: 25 February 2013 - 23 September 2013

Honours/decorations

  • New Zealand 1990 Commemoration Medal for services to the community
  • New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medal 1993

Personal details

  • Born 5 April 1955, New Plymouth
  • Partnered with one child

Education/qualifications

  • New Plymouth Girls’ High 1968-1972
  • BA (Hons), Victoria University 1973-1976
  • MPhil (Hons), University of Auckland 1991-1993

Career

  • Secondary School Teacher 1978-1986
  • Union Organiser, PPTA 1986-1989
  • Industrial Democracy Coordinator 1989-1990
  • Senior Lecturer, Management Studies and Industrial Relations, Auckland University 1990-1999
  • Employee Relations Portfolio Manager, District Health Boards New Zealand 1999-2005

Community activities

  • Chairperson, Auckland Region PPTA 1981-1983
  • Convenor, Combined State Unions, Auckland 1984-1986
  • Vice-President, Auckland District Council of Trade Unions 1987-1990
  • Executive Member, Auckland Branch, Association of University Staff 1990-1998
  • Member, HNZC Board 2000-2005
  • Trustee, Crown Forestry Rental Trust August 2000-2005
  • Deputy Chairperson, Housing NZ Corporation 2004-2005

Party activities

  • Member, Labour Women’s Council 1985-1995
  • Senior Vice-President 1991-1993
  • Party President 1993-1995