Spokesperson for Whānau Ora, Associate Māori Development
Contact Adrian Rurawhe
04 817 8234
Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160
Meet Adrian Rurawhe
I will always place the wellbeing of whānau at the centre of every decision I make and everything that I do.
Adrian Rurawhe is a Labour MP, and served as the Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 2022.
Through his Iwi and community roles, Adrian has worked successfully to improve the lives of whānau, hapū, Iwi and the community. He is a strong voice in Parliament, and an advocate for the people of Te Tai Hauāuru. He has a particular interest in ensuring that we have empowering policies that help unlock the potential of all whānau.
Adrian has strong strategic planning, management and organisational skills. He has held a number of Management positions, including Business Manager at an Independent Māori Research Institute. During the ten years that he was Chairman of Ngāti Apa, he represented his Iwi on issues concerning, Health, Social Services, Education and their Treaty Settlement.