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Minister of Internal Affairs (New Zealand)

The Minister of Internal Affairs is a ministerial portfolio in the government of New Zealand with responsibility over the Department of Internal Affairs. The position of Minister of Internal Affairs has existed since the Department of Internal Affairs replaced the Colonial Secretary's office from 19 November 1907.[2]

Minister of Internal Affairs of New Zealand
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Incumbent
Tracey Martin

since 26 October 2017
Department of Internal Affairs
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toPrime Minister of New Zealand
AppointerGovernor-General of New Zealand
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation6 January 1909
First holderJohn Findlay
Salary$288,900[1]
Websitewww.beehive.govt.nz

List of MinistersEdit

Key

  Liberal   Reform   United   Labour   National   United   New Zealand First   Mauri Pacific   United Future

No. Name Portrait Term of Office Prime Minister
1 John Findlay   19 November 1907 6 January 1909 Ward
2 David Buddo   6 January 1909 28 March 1912
3 George Warren Russell   28 March 1912 10 July 1912 Mackenzie
4 Francis Bell[3]   10 July 1912 12 August 1915 Massey
(3) George Warren Russell   12 August 1915 25 August 1919
5 John Bird Hine   4 September 1919 17 January 1920
(4) Francis Bell   17 January 1920 14 May 1920
6 George James Anderson   17 May 1920 1 March 1921
7 William Downie Stewart, Jr.   1 March 1921 27 June 1923
8 Richard Bollard   27 June 1923 25 August 1927
Bell
Coates
9 Māui Pōmare[4]   25 August 1928 10 December 1928
10 Philip De La Perrelle[5]   10 December 1928 22 September 1931 Ward
Forbes
11 Adam Hamilton   22 September 1931 28 January 1933
12 Alexander Young   28 January 1933 6 December 1935
13 Bill Parry[6]   6 December 1935 13 December 1949 Savage
Fraser
14 William Bodkin[7]   13 December 1949 26 November 1954 Holland
15 Sidney Walter Smith   26 November 1954 12 December 1957
Holyoake
16 Bill Anderton   12 December 1957 12 December 1960 Nash
17 Leon Götz   12 December 1960 20 December 1963 Holyoake
18 David Seath   20 December 1963 9 February 1972
19 Allan Highet   9 February 1972 8 December 1972 Marshall
20 Henry May   25 November 1972 29 November 1975 Kirk
Rowling
(19) Allan Highet   29 November 1975 26 July 1984 Muldoon
21 Peter Tapsell   26 July 1984 24 August 1987 Lange
22 Michael Bassett   24 August 1987 9 February 1990
Palmer
23 Margaret Austin[8]   9 February 1990 2 November 1990
Moore
24 Graeme Lee   2 November 1990 28 November 1993 Bolger
25 Warren Cooper[9]   28 November 1993 29 February 1996
26 Peter Dunne   29 February 1996 16 December 1996
27 Jack Elder   16 December 1996 10 December 1999
Shipley
28 Mark Burton   10 December 1999 13 November 2000 Clark
29 George Hawkins   13 November 2000 19 October 2005
30 Rick Barker   19 October 2005 19 November 2008
31 Richard Worth   19 November 2008 2 June 2009 Key
32 Nathan Guy[10]   16 June 2009 13 December 2011
33 Amy Adams[11]   14 December 2011 2 April 2012
34 Chris Tremain   3 April 2012 27 January 2014
(26) Peter Dunne[12]   28 January 2014 21 October 2017
English
35 Tracey Martin   26 October 2017 present Ardern

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination 2016" (PDF). Parliament.nz. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Ministries, etc". Rulers.org. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  3. ^ "THE NEW ZEALAND OFFICIAL YEAR-BOOK, 1913". Stats.govt.nz. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  4. ^ Butterworth, Graham (30 October 2012), "Pomare, Maui Wiremu Piti Naera", Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Te Ara, retrieved 30 January 2014, [...] in 1928 [he] served temporarily as minister of internal affairs.
  5. ^ Bassett, Michael (1997). The Mother of All Departments: The History of the Department of Internal Affairs. Auckland University Press. p. 85. ISBN 9781869401757. Retrieved 3 February 2014. [...] in the National Coalition government [... a] dour Southland farmer, Adam Hamilton, was minister of Internal Affairs until January 1933 [...]
  6. ^ Gustafson, Barry (30 October 2012). "Parry, William Edward". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Retrieved 4 February 2014. Parry [...] was an automatic choice for Savage's first cabinet in 1935, and served as minister of internal affairs until 1949 [...].
  7. ^ Brooking, Tom (5 June 2013). "Bodkin, William Alexander". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Retrieved 4 February 2014. When National won the treasury benches in 1949, he served as minister of internal affairs [...]
  8. ^ Bassett, Michael (1997). The Mother of All Departments: The History of the Department of Internal Affairs. Auckland University Press. p. 194. ISBN 9781869401757. Retrieved 30 January 2014. Margaret Austin [...] succeeded [Michael Bassett] as Minister of Internal Affairs in February 1990 [...]
  9. ^ Bassett, Michael (1997). The Mother of All Departments: The History of the Department of Internal Affairs. Auckland University Press. p. 270. ISBN 9781869401757. Retrieved 31 January 2014. After [Warren] Cooper's election to the [Queenstown] mayoralty [in October 1995] Bolger announced that he expected him to stand down as Minister of Internal Affairs in the New Year. Reluctantly, Cooper obliged.
  10. ^ "Nathan Guy appointed as a Minister". Stuff.co.nz. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 4 February 2014. National's senior whip Nathan Guy has been appointed as Internal Affairs Minister to replace Richard Worth, Prime Minister John Key said today.
  11. ^ "Key brings new faces to front bench". Radio New Zealand. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2014. [...A]fter a Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister John Key [... t]here are four new ministers in the lineup. Selwyn MP and former Finance select committee chairperson, Amy Adams, is ranked 20 and is inside Cabinet. She will be Minister of Internal Affairs and Minister for Communications and Information Technology.
  12. ^ "PM prepared to deal with NZ First". Radio New Zealand News. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. The Prime Minister [...] reinstated Peter Dunne as a minister. [...] Peter Dunne will be the Minister of Internal Affairs, Associate Health Minister and Associate Minister of Conservation outside of Cabinet. [...] The changes take effect from 28 January.

ReferencesEdit

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.