Minister for State Owned Enterprises
The Minister of State Owned Enterprises is the government minister in New Zealand responsible for trading enterprises owned by the New Zealand Government (see State-owned enterprises of New Zealand), usually in conjunction with the minister responsible for the industry.
|Minister of State Owned Enterprises|
|State-owned enterprises of New Zealand|
|Reports to||Prime Minister of New Zealand|
|Appointer||Governor-General of New Zealand|
|Term length||At Her Majesty's pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||Richard Prebble|
|Formation||1 August 1987|
The post was established by the Fourth Labour Government from 1 April 1987. Some of the SOEs were formerly trading departments, like the New Zealand Post Office and the New Zealand Railways Department.
The following ministers have held the office of Minister of State Owned Enterprises.
|No.||Name||Portrait||Term of Office||Prime Minister|
|1||Richard Prebble||1 August 1987||4 November 1988||Lange|
|2||David Lange||4 November 1988||8 November 1988|
|3||Stan Rodger||8 November 1988||9 February 1990|
|(1)||Richard Prebble||9 February 1990||2 November 1990|
|4||Doug Kidd||2 November 1990||3 October 1991||Bolger|
|5||Maurice McTigue||3 October 1991||27 March 1993|
|6||Wyatt Creech||27 March 1993||29 November 1993|
|7||Philip Burdon||29 November 1993||8 November 1996|
|8||Jenny Shipley||16 December 1996||8 December 1997|
|9||Tony Ryall||8 December 1997||10 December 1999||Shipley|
|10||Mark Burton||10 December 1999||20 December 2004||Clark|
|11||Paul Swain||20 December 2004||19 October 2005|
|12||Trevor Mallard||19 October 2005||19 November 2008|
|13||Simon Power||8 November 2008||13 April 2011||Key|
|(9)||Tony Ryall||13 April 2011||8 October 2014|
|14||Todd McClay||8 October 2014||26 October 2017|
|15||Winston Peters||26 October 2017||present||Ardern|
- Wood 1996, p. 67.
- Wood 1996, pp. 67, 69-71, 76, 80,84.
- "Ministerial List". DPMC. 14 December 2015.