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Political party
Labour Party
Sue Moroney.

Sue Moroney.

Information
Date:
31 March 2014
Contact details
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
Email contacts
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Sue Moroney

List member, Labour Party

Current Parliamentary Roles

  • Chief Whip
  • Member, Business Committee
  • Member, Social Services Committee
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee
  • Spokesperson, Social Development

Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee 9 November 2005-7 November 2007
  • Member, Health Committee 9 November 2005-7 November 2007
  • Member, Officers of Parliament Committee 7 November 2007-3 October 2008
  • Junior Government Whip 5 November 2007-11 November 2008
  • Spokesperson, Women's Affairs 20 November 2008-3 February 2011
  • Member, Education and Science Committee 9 December 2008-9 February 2011
  • Associate Spokesperson, Health (Aged Care) 3 February 2011-5 April 2011
  • Deputy Chairperson, Education and Science Committee 9 February 2011-20 October 2011
  • Spokesperson, Education (primary and secondary) 5 April 2011-19 December 2011
  • Member, Education and Science Committee 21 December 2011-20 March 2013
  • Spokesperson, Women's Affairs 19 December 2013-23 September 2013
  • Spokesperson, Early Childhood Education 19 December 2011-23 September 2013
  • Spokesperson, ACC 25 February 2013-23 September 2013
  • Member, Transport and Industrial Relations Committee 27 February 2013-25 September 2013

Personal details

  • Born 1964
  • Married with two children

Education/qualifications

  • Walton Primary School
  • Matamata Intermediate
  • Matamata College
  • School certificate
  • UE
  • Diploma in Journalism, Auckland Technical Institute
  • Certificate in Labour and Trade Union Studies, University of Waikato

Career

  • Former Stablehand
  • Former Editor and Journalist, Community Newspapers
  • Former Publicity Officer, Waikato Polytechnic
  • Former Journalist, Northern Hotel, Hospital and Restaurant Workers’ Union
  • Former National Secretary, NZ Equine Workers’ Union
  • Union Organiser and Educator, NZ Nurses' Organisation for 11 years
  • Former Regional Educator, Trade Union Education Authority
  • Former Trainer of Health and Safety Representatives, self-employed

Awards

  • CNA Young Journalist of the Year 1983

Community activities

  • Chairperson, Waikato Coalition for Public Health
  • Co-ordinator, Campaign to keep the Waikato Plunket Family Centre
  • Party activities
  • Region 2 representative, Labour NZ Council 1997-1999
  • Campaign Manager, Karapiro 1999-1999
  • Chairperson, Labour NZ Council 2004-2006
  • Chairperson, Labour Women's Caucus November 2005-
  • Chairperson, Waikato Labour Caucus November 2005-

Leisure activities

  • Horse racing, walking