|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
for Labour Party List
David Murray Hereora
9 August 1956
|Died||5 August 2014(aged 57)|
|New Zealand Parliament|
Hereora was first elected to Parliament in the 2002 election, standing against National's Judith Collins in Clevedon but nevertheless entering Parliament as a list MP. He was Māori Vice-President of the Labour Party. Hereroa served until 2008 as Chair of the Māori Affairs Select Committee.
In 2008, Judith Collins won the Papakura (New Zealand electorate). After leaving Parliament Hereora returned to union organising, working with the Service & Food Workers Union in mediation talks at the Papakura Griffin Foods manufacturing plant.
- "Former MPs: Dave Hereora". New Zealand Parliament. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
- "Griffin's settlement ratified" (PDF). Our Voice. Service & Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (2): 23. Winter 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
- "Dave Hereora a fighter for workers". Waatea News. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014.