New List MP For National Party
News release 7 February 2007
New List MP For
The Chief Electoral Officer has declared
from Wellington to be elected to
Parliament from the National Party's list.
arises from the retirement from Parliament of Donald Thomas
The election is effective from 7 February
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Anzac Issue Out Now: Werewolf 47
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