Rt Hon Adrian Rurawhe

Speaker of the House of Representatives

MP for Te Tai Hauāuru

“I will always place the wellbeing of whānau at the centre of every decision I make and everything that I do, as the Member of Parliament for Te Tai Hauāuru.”

Rt Hon Adrian Rurawhe


Whanganui office

0800 237 126 or 06 348 8485
[email protected]

373 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
PO Box 7080, Whanganui 4500

Parliamentary office

04 817 8234
[email protected]

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160

Rt Hon Adrian Rurawhe

Meet Adrian

Adrian Rurawhe is the Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives.

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.

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