New List MP For New Zealand First Party
15 February 2008
Chief Electoral Office
Ministry of Justice
New List MP For New Zealand First
The Chief Electoral Officer has declared
from Auckland to be elected to Parliament from the
New Zealand First Party party list.
The vacancy arises
from the retirement from Parliament of Brian Donnelly.
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