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The New Zealand National Party's Senior Whip administers the “whipping in” system that tries to ensure that party MPs attend and vote according to the party leadership's wishes.

The party's current senior whip is Barbara Kuriger (MP for Taranaki-King Country), appointed 20 March 2018.[1] Matt Doocey serves as Junior Whip and Tim van de Molen (MP for Waikato) serves as Third Whip.[2]

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  1. ^ "Current MPs: Barbara Kuriger". New Zealand Parliament. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. ^ "New Whips to help keep National moving forward". National Party – press release. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2019.