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Labour Caucus - 2011

Phil Goff
Leader of the Labour Party
Labour Caucus - 2011
(NB: Ranking promotions in bold. New portfolios in italics)

1. Phil Goff

2. Annette King
Deputy Leader
Social Policy

3. David Cunliffe

4. David Parker
Economic Development
Associate Finance
Shadow Attorney-General

5. Ruth Dyson
State Services

6. Clayton Cosgrove
Law & Order (incl. Police & Corrections)
Associate Finance
Earthquake Recovery

7. Maryan Street
Foreign Affairs
Overseas Development Assistance

8. Darren Hughes
Chief Whip

9. Trevor Mallard
Shadow Leader of the House
Associate Finance
Rugby World Cup
America’s Cup
Sport and Recreation

10. Parekura Horomia
Māori Affairs
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

11. Charles Chauvel

12. Grant Robertson
Associate Arts, Culture & Heritage

13. Shane Jones
Associate Māori Affairs (Economic Development)

14. Sue Moroney
Associate Education (ECE)
Associate Health (Aged Care)

15. Lianne Dalziel
Small Business
Regulatory Reform
Electoral Reform

16. Su’a William Sio
Pacific Island Affairs
Inter-Faith Dialogue

17. Phil Twyford
Local Government
Building and Construction
Auckland Issues

18. Moana Mackey
Associate Research, Science & Technology

19. Jacinda Ardern
Youth Affairs
Associate Arts, Culture & Heritage

20. Nanaia Mahuta
Māori Social Development
Community and Voluntary Sector

Rick Barker (unranked – possible nomination for Speaker)
Assistant Speaker
Veterans Affairs

21. Damien O’Connor
Rural Affairs

22. Steve Chadwick
Junior Whip
Arts, Culture & Heritage
23. Darien Fenton
Transport Safety

24. David Shearer
Research, Science & Technology

25. Stuart Nash
Associate Trade

26. Chris Hipkins
Internal Affairs

27. Kelvin Davis
Associate Education (Special Education)
Associate Māori Affairs (Education)

28. Brendon Burns
Climate Change
Associate Environment

Ross Robertson
Senior Citizens
Disarmament and Arms Control

Carol Beaumont
Women’s Affairs
Consumer Affairs
Associate Education (Skills)

Clare Curran

Ashraf Choudhary
Food Safety
Associate Ethnic Affairs
Associate Research, Science & Technology

Raymond Huo
Chinese Community Affairs
Law Commission

Iain Lees-Galloway
Land Information
Associate Health
Associate Defence
Associate Transport

Rajen Prasad
Ethnic Affairs
Associate Social Development

Mita Ririnui
Associate Treaty Issues
Associate Health (Māori)

Carmel Sepuloni
Disability Issues
Victims’ Rights
Associate Social Development

Kris Faafoi
Civil Defence
Associate Pacific Island Affairs

Pete Hodgson

George Hawkins

Lynne Pillay



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