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Hon Luamanuvao Winnie Laban

Published date: 15 Oct 2010
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Laban, Luamanuvao Winnie
Laban, Winnie
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Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Member, Government Administration Committee: 21 December 1999 - 18 June 2002
  • Member, Finance and Expenditure Committee: 21 December 1999 - 11 August 2005
  • Member, Employment and Accident Insurance Legislation Committee: 15 March 2000 - 18 June 2002
  • Member, Social Services Committee: 27 August 2002 - 18 June 2003
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for the Environment: 16 May 2003 - 19 October 2005
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister Responsible for Overseas Development Assistance: 16 May 2003 - 19 October 2005
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Trade: 16 May 2003 - 19 October 2005
  • Deputy Chairperson, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee: 18 June 2003 - 11 August 2005
  • Associate Minister of Pacific Island Affairs: 19 October 2005 - 5 November 2007
  • Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: 19 October 2005 - 5 November 2007
  • Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment: 19 October 2005 - 19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister for Economic Development: 19 October 2005 - 19 November 2008
  • Member, Commerce Committee: 9 November 2005 - 3 October 2008
  • Member, Law and Order Committee: 9 November 2005 - 7 November 2007
  • Minister of Pacific Island Affairs: 5 November 2007 - 19 November 2008
  • Associate Minister of Trade: 5 November 2007 - 19 November 2008
  • Member, Health Committee: 7 November 2007 - 3 October 2008
  • Member, Health Committee: 9 December 2008 - 13 October 2010
  • Spokesperson, Pacific Island Affairs: 20 November 2008 - 15 October 2010
  • Associate Spokesperson, Health (Aged Care): 20 November 2008 - 15 October 2010
  • Associate Spokesperson, Economic Development: 20 November 2008 - 15 October 2010
  • Spokesperson, Interfaith Dialogue: - 15 October 2010

Personal details

  • New Zealand’s first Pacific Island woman member of Parliament
  • First Pacific Island woman Minister of the Crown.

Career

  • List member of Parliament: 27 November 1999 - 18 June 2002
  • Member for Mana: 27 July 2002 - 15 October 2010

This is the archived biography page for former Member of Parliament, Hon Luamanuvao Winnie Laban.