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Holly Walker

Published date: 28 Jan 2016
Green Party
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Walker, Holly
Walker, Holly
Contact Details
  • Entered Parliament: 14 December 2011
  • Member of the following Parliaments: 50th
Member for / List Party Date
List Green Party 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014

Former Parliamentary Roles

Select Committees

  • Member, Government Administration Committee: 21 December 2011 - 28 August 2013
  • Member, Justice and Electoral Committee: 28 August 2013 - 14 August 2014

Spokesperson Roles

  • Spokesperson, Arts, Culture and Heritage: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014
  • Spokesperson, Children: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014
  • Spokesperson, Electoral Reform: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014
  • Spokesperson, Housing: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014
  • Spokesperson, Open Government: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014
  • Spokesperson, Youth and Students: 14 December 2011 - 20 September 2014

Parliamentary Service Commission and Committees

  • Member, Parliamentary Service Commission Artworks Committee: 14 December 2011 - 14 August 2014

Personal details

  • Born 1982, Lower Hutt
  • Lives in Petone with her Civil Union partner

Education/qualifications

  • Waterloo School
  • Hutt Intermediate School
  • Hutt Valley High School
  • BA (Hons) in English and Politics, Otago University 2005
  • MPhil in Development Studies, Oxford 2009

Career

  • Editor, University of Otago student magazine Critic: 2005
  • Media Advisor, Green MPs: 2006
  • Policy/Negotiations Analyst, Office of Treaty Settlements: 2007
  • Masters student, University of Oxford: 2007 - 2009
  • Political and Media Advisor, Green MPs: 2009 - 2011

Awards

  • Rhodes Scholarship, Oxford University 2007

Community activities

  • Member, Frocks on Bikes Lower Hutt
  • Member, Friends of the Hutt River
  • Member, Forest and Bird New Zealand
  • Member, Rhodes Scholars Association
  • Member, Cycling Advocates Network
  • Former debater, coach adjudicator and Past President of the New Zealand Universities Debating Council

Party activities

  • Former Co-convenor, Young Greens of Aotearoa NZ 2010

Leisure activities

  • Bike riding
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Tramping
  • Skiing
  • Making music

This is the archived biography page for former Member of Parliament, Holly Walker.