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Talented Kiwis dominate Labour list

Media statement
Monday 21 March 2005

Talented Kiwis dominate Labour list

21 March 2005

Despite Wellington fog causing delays and a change of city for the Labour Party list conference, the selection itself, whilst hard fought, was conducted with good humour and respect, according to Labour Party President Mike Williams.

The 37 member team had been set to determine the all important party list on Saturday 19 March but heavy fog in the capital closed the airport making the meeting impossible.

On Sunday the group reconvened in Auckland and after a late start due to Wellington weather, the selection process lasted most of the day.

In a well signaled move, Waitangi Fisheries Tribunal Chairman Shane Jones was parachuted into the ranks of sitting MPs at number 27. Employment Relations Manager Maryan Street was also ranked amidst the Caucus members at position 36 on the list.

“We have a team of extremely skilled New Zealanders coming on board to add to the wealth of talent currently in Cabinet and Caucus,” says Mr Williams.

“I’m proud that Labour reflects the changing face of New Zealand with Chinese New Zealander Steven Ching placed 42 on the list, a place that should assure the business leader a seat in House.

“The make-up of the Labour team means Labour will continue as a capable government committed to New Zealand taking its place with pride among first world nations.”

Mike Williams says the Party list reflects Labour’s standing as a broad-based social democratic party.

Complete Labour list attached.

Ranking Title fname surname Region

1 Rt. Hon Helen Clark 1
2 Hon Michael Cullen 3
3 Hon Margaret Wilson 2
4 Hon Steve Maharey 3
5 Hon Parekura Horomia 3
6 Hon Phil Goff 1
7 Hon Annette King 4
8 Hon Trevor Mallard 4
9 Hon Marian Hobbs 4
10 Hon Dover Samuels 1
11 Hon Jim Sutton 5
12 Hon Pete Hodgson 6
13 Hon Taito Phillip Field 1
14 Hon Ruth Dyson 5
15 Hon Mita Ririnui 2
16 Hon Mark Burton 2
17 Hon Paul Swain 4
18 Hon Judith Tizard 1
19 Hon Chris Carter 1
20 Luamanuvao Winnie Laban 4
21 Hon Rick Barker 3
22 Mahara Okeroa 4,5,6
23 Hon David Benson-Pope 6
24 Jill Pettis 3
25 Ashraf Choudhary 3
26 Lianne Dalziel 5
27 Shane Jones 1
28 Dianne Yates 2
29 Hon Mark Gosche 1
30 Ann Hartley 1
31 Hon David Cunliffe 1
32 Martin Gallagher 2
33 Steve Chadwick 2
34 Darren Hughes 3
35 Georgina Beyer 4
36 Maryan Street 1
37 David Parker 6
38 Russell Fairbrother 3
39 Dave Hereora 1
40 Lynne Pillay 1
41 Moana Mackey 3
42 Steven Ching 1
43 Sue Moroney 2
44 Darien Fenton 1
45 Charles Chauvel 4
46 Lesley Soper 6
47 Louisa Wall 1
48 Su'a William Sio 1
49 Brendon Burns 5
50 Hamish McCracken 1
51 Denise MacKenzie 4
52 Max Purnell 2
53 Wayne Harpur 6
54 Leila Boyle 1
55 Dinesh Tailor 1
56 Philip Twyford 1
57 Jennifer McCutcheon 5
58 Chris Yoo 1
59 Michael Wood 1
60 Linda Hudson 3
61 Stuart Nash 1
62 Tony Milne 5
63 David Talbot 6
64 Marilyn Brown 3
65 Anjum Rahman 2
66 Eamon Daly 5
67 Grant Duffy 1
68 Judy Lawley 1
69 Mike Mora 5
70 Erin Ebborn-Gillespie 5
71 Ai Lian Su 1
72 Ghazala Anwar 5
73 Paul Gibson 4
74 Kelly-Ann Harvey 1
75 Camille Nakhid 1


In reserve
76 Nathan Saminathan 1
77 Ola Kamel 5
78 Andrea Bather 2

ENDS

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