Hon Kris Faafoi

List MP

Minister of Justice, Immigration, and Broadcasting & Media

“Let's aim for a better place to live in and raise our children. Our job is to keep them healthy, inspire their minds, shelter them from harm and encourage them to speak their minds.”

Hon Kris Faafoi


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Hon Kris Faafoi

Meet Kris

Hon Kris Faafoi was elected as the Member of Parliament for Mana in November 2010, following more than a decade working as a journalist at both TVNZ and the BBC. 

He is Minister of Justice, Minister for Broadcasting and Media, and Minister of Immigration.

As Minister for Broadcasting and Media, Kris is committed to bridging the digital divide to allow consumers and business to benefit from technology, and to ensuring New Zealand culture is reflected in broadcasting. 

Kris was also responsible for the COVID-19 response package for the media, and the Government’s wider programme to strengthen public media.

Kris lives in Porirua with his partner Mae and has three sons.





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