Ngā Mema Pāremata

Ngā Mema Pāremata o te wā nei

Political party
Labour Party
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Maryan Street

Information
Date:
15 February 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings

Wellington 6160
Email contacts
Related links

Hon Maryan Street

List member, Labour Party

Honours/decorations

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

Current parliamentary roles

  • Chairperson, Regulations Review Committee
  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee
  • Spokesperson, Disarmament and Arms Control
  • Spokesperson, State Services
  • Associate Spokesperson Foreign Affiars (ODA / Human Rights)

Former parliamentary roles

  • Deputy-Chairperson, Health select committee 9 November 2005-7 November 2007
  • Member, Regulation review select committee 9 November 2005-7 November 2007
  • Member, Commerce select committee 9 November 2005-7 November 2007
  • Minister for ACC 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Minister of Housing 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for Economic Development 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for Tertiary Education 5 November 2007-19 November 2008
  • Spokesperson, Tertiary Education 20 November 2008-15 June 2010
  • Spokesperson, Trade 20 November 2008-19 December 2011
  • Member, Education and Science Committee 9 December 2008-6 May 2009
  • Spokesperson, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 5 May 2009-3 February 2011
  • Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 6 May 2009-20 October 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
  • Member, Health Committee 21 December 2011-27 February 2013
  • Spokesperson, Environment 25 February 2013-23 September 2013
  • Member, Local Government and Environment Committee 27 February 2013-25 September 2013

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