Graeme Reeves

Graeme Reeves (born 1947), a former member of the New Zealand National Party, represented Miramar in Parliament from 1990 to 1993, when he was defeated by Annette King of the Labour Party.

Reeves in 2014

Member of ParliamentEdit

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1990–1993 43rd Miramar National

Reeves, who was formerly a solicitor, and five other one-term National MPs entered Parliament in a swing against Labour in the 1990 election. He failed to re-enter Parliament as a list candidate in the Tukituki electorate in the 1996 election.[1] In 2004 Reeves was elected president of United Future succeeding former Wellington Mayor Mark Blumsky.[2] Since then, he has stood several times for United Future. In the 2008 election he filled the number 4 slot in the United Future list and stood as a United Future electorate candidate for Wairarapa.

Post-parliamentary careerEdit

Reeves was appointed to the New Zealand Gambling Commission in June 2004.[3] In December 2010 he was appointed as Chief Gambling Commissioner.[4] He was reappointed as chair for a further three years in July 2012.[5]


  1. ^ "Electorate Candidate and Party Votes Recorded at Each Polling Place - Tukituki" (PDF). Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  2. ^ "New United Future president". The New Zealand Herald. 11 August 2004.
  3. ^ "Report of the Gambling Commission For the period ended 30 June 2004". New Zealand Gambling Commission. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  4. ^ "New appointments to the Gambling Commission". New Zealand Government. 20 December 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Gambling Commission Reappointments". Scoop Media. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012.


  • 1990 Parliamentary Candidates for the New Zealand National Party p. 43 by John Stringer (New Zealand National Party, 1990)
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Peter Neilson
Member of Parliament for Miramar
Succeeded by
Annette King