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Duty Ministers: Christmas-New Year Period

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton will be Acting Prime Minister until Monday 15 January. John Pagani will be his duty press secretary.

The duty ministers roster for the holiday period is:

19 – 23 December

Minister: Michael Cullen
Press Secretary: Patricia Herbert

24 – 28 December

Minister: Marian Hobbs
Press Secretary: Trevor Henry

29 – 30 December

Minister: Margaret Wilson
Press Secretary: Colin Feslier

31 December – 2 January

Minister: Annette King
Press Secretary: Lyndon

3 - 7 January (at 6 pm)

Minister: George Hawkins
Press Secretary: Selwyn Manning

7 January (from 6 pm) – 14 January

Minister: Jim Sutton
Press Secretary: Cathie Bell

15 – 22 January

Minister: Steve Maharey
Press Secretary: Michael Gibbs

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