Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search


Lotteries Commission Reappointments Announced

Hon Rick Barker
Minister for Courts
Minister of Civil Defence
Minister of Internal Affairs
Minister of Veterans' Affairs

8 May 2006
Media Release

New Zealand Lotteries Commission Reappointments Announced

Internal Affairs Minister Rick Barker today announced two reappointments to the New Zealand Lotteries Commission.

NZ Lotteries was established in 1987 and operates as a Crown Entity under the Gambling Act 2003. In the 2004/2005 financial year NZ Lotteries had overall sales of $630.4 million and since 1987 it has raised more than $2 billion for the Lottery Grants Board for distribution within the community.

John Goulter DCNZM JP has been reappointed as Chair for a further three years, from 1 July 2006 to 30 April 2009. Mr Goulter joined the Board in July 2003, becoming Presiding Member in October 2003.

Mr Goulter is a former managing director of Auckland International Airport Limited, is a director of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Television New Zealand, Vector Limited and Chairman of United Carriers Group. He is also an external adviser to ABN AMRO New Zealand Limited and a trustee and board member of the New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust. He was the Deloitte Management Top 200 Executive of the year and NBR New Zealander of the Year for 2002. He was inducted as a laureate into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame in 2003.

Guy Herbert has also been reappointed as a NZ Lotteries Board member for a further three years, from 1 May 2006 to 30 April 2009. Guy joined the Board in November 2003 and has a professional background in law, specialising in resource management, local government and commercial development. He is the proprietor of hotels in Canterbury and the West Coast. He is also a director of the Kiwi Education Group specialising in the recruitment and teaching of international students and has served on a number of community organisations.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


Labour on its agreement |Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech | Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government | ACT - Madman on the loose | E tū ecstatic | Chamber welcomes the outcome | Greens on their joining Govt | EDS welcomes new govt | Immigrant groups worry | Feds ready to engage new coalition government | Labour Ministers of the Crown announced


Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate…More>>


Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>


Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>


Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>


Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>


Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>


Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>




Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election