Minister of Tourism (New Zealand)

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Coat of arms of New Zealand.svg
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Kelvin Davis.jpg
Incumbent
Kelvin Davis

since 26 October 2017
Tourism New Zealand
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toPrime Minister of New Zealand
AppointerGovernor-General of New Zealand
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation15 February 1967
First holderRobert Muldoon
Salary$288,900[1]
Websitewww.beehive.govt.nz

The Minister of Tourism in New Zealand is the cabinet member appointed by the Prime Minister to be in charge of Tourism New Zealand. The current Minister of Tourism is Kelvin Davis.[2]

Historically the Minister of Tourism was the lowest ranking position in cabinet in the 1960s and 1970s, though its prominence has risen in more recent years, with its current minister, Kelvin Davis, being ranked 3rd in cabinet and the deputy leader of the governing Labour Party.

List of ministers[edit]

The following ministers have held the office of Minister of Tourism.[3]

Key

  Labour   National

No. Name Portrait Term of Office Prime Minister
1 Robert Muldoon Muldoon 26 June 1969.jpg 15 February 1967 4 March 1967 Holyoake
2 David Thomson David Spence Thomson.jpg 4 March 1967 12 December 1969
3 Bert Walker No image.png 12 December 1969 8 December 1972
Marshall
4 Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan.jpg 8 December 1972 12 December 1975 Kirk
Rowling
5 Harry Lapwood No image.png 12 December 1975 13 December 1978 Muldoon
6 Warren Cooper Warren Cooper 1983.jpg 13 December 1978 12 February 1981
7 Derek Quigley Derek Quigley.png 12 February 1981 11 December 1981
8 Rob Talbot No image.png 11 December 1981 26 July 1984
9 Mike Moore Mike Moore, 1992 (crop).jpg 26 July 1984 24 August 1987 Lange
10 Phil Goff Phil Goff.jpg 24 August 1987 10 January 1988
11 Jonathan Hunt Jonathan Hunt 1986.jpg 10 January 1988 24 August 1989
12 Fran Wilde FranWilde.png 24 August 1989 2 November 1990 Palmer
Moore
13 John Banks John Banks.jpg 2 November 1990 1 November 1996 Bolger
14 Murray McCully Murray McCully Estonia 2010 (cropped).jpg 1 November 1996 27 April 1999
Shipley
15 Lockwood Smith Lockwood Smith (cropped).jpg 27 April 1999 10 December 1999
16 Mark Burton Mark Burton.jpg 10 December 1999 19 October 2005 Clark
17 Damien O'Connor Damien O'Connor (crop).jpg 19 October 2005 18 November 2008
18 John Key John Key by UNDP.jpg 18 November 2008 12 December 2016 Key
19 Paula Bennett Paula Bennett Official.png 12 December 2016 26 October 2017 English
20 Kelvin Davis Kelvin Davis.jpg 26 October 2017 present Ardern

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination 2016" (PDF). Parliament.nz. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Ministerial List". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (New Zealand). Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 90–97.

References[edit]

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.