David Clark (New Zealand politician)
|David Clark at a protest in Dunedin|
26 November 2011
|Preceded by||Pete Hodgson|
|Born||1973/1974 (age 38–39)|
|Political party||Labour Party|
David Clark (born 1972/1973 (age 39–40)) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North. He is the Opposition Spokesperson for Revenue and Associate Spokesperson for Tertiary Education.
Dr Clark grew up in Beachlands, just south of Auckland, and was schooled in Auckland.
Clark was a Presbyterian minister. He was the celebrant at the civil union of MP Grant Robertson. He has also worked as a Treasury analyst and the Warden of Selwyn College at the University of Otago.
Member of Parliament
|Parliament of New Zealand|
After serving as chairman on the Labour Party Dunedin North Electorate Committee, Clark was selected by the Labour Party to replace the retiring Pete Hodgson in the electorate. He comfortably won the seat at the 2011 election securing 12,976 votes (44.25 percent), 3489 more than his closest rival, National list MP Michael Woodhouse.
- Official website
- Profile on New Zealand Labour Party website
- Profile on New Zealand Parliament website
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