Louisa Wall

MP for Manurewa

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Louisa (Ngati Tuwharetoa me Waikato) has held a variety of roles across the public sector as a policy advisor and community advocate in the social policy and public policy areas. Louisa believes that people have the solutions to meeting their own needs and her responsibility is to ensure public resources are distributed in a way that meets the needs and aspirations of all of our communities.

A priority for Louisa in her work with Manurewa community leaders is to help create and cultivate the environment for the next generation to dream and to fulfil their potential. As a former Silver Fern and Black Fern Louisa knows that striving to attain goals can be achieved with the support and encouragement of our families and communities. Louisa's work is founded on a commitment to universal human rights and to practically ensuring that all people as NZ citizens live equally in dignity and rights.

Career Highlights

  • Member of the Silver Ferns, 1989-1992
  • World Champion Black Ferns, 1998
  • New Zealand Women’s Rugby Player of the Year, 1997
  • Master of Philosophy, 2000-2002 (Social Policy)
  • Bachelor, 1995-1999 Social Policy and Social Work
  • Diploma in Sport and Recreation, 1990-1991
  • New Zealand University Blues, 1997-98
  • Policy Advisor and Policy Analyst - Children's Commission, Families Commission, Human Rights Commission, Auckland University of Technology, Counties Manukau DHB

Contact Louisa Wall

Manurewa electorate office

Phone: 09 267 0934

265 Great South Road, Manurewa, Auckland
PO Box 75104, Manurewa, Auckland 2243

Parliamentary office

Phone: 04 817 8865

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160

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Labour’s commitment to our Rainbow nation

August 04, 2017

The Labour Party has reaffirmed its commitment to New Zealand’s rainbow community with its 2017 Rainbow policy, featuring the goal to end HIV in New Zealand by 2025.

Grant Robertson says Labour continues a long and proud tradition of advocating for rainbow issues.

Congratulations Farah Palmer on NZR board role

December 15, 2016

 Farah Palmer’s appointment as the first woman on the board of New Zealand Rugby is a huge achievement for her, the game and women everywhere, says Labour Associate Spokesperson for Sport and Recreation Louisa Wall.

“I’m thrilled for Farah. She’s a rugby great, a respected academic and a role model for all of us.

Wahine Maori MPs recognised

February 11, 2016

 Labour’s Maori caucus have paid tribute to the two mana wahine Maori Members of Parliament, Hon Iriaka Ratana and Hon Whetu Tirikatene Sullivan OSM, who were recognised alongside the original male Native MPs in a special event at Parliament today.

 They were honoured after a request by Labour’s Manurewa MP Louisa Wall who says they deserved to be acknowledged alongside their male counterparts.

 “Today was about recognising that between them they served our people for 50 years and their legacy enabled people like me to aspire to be in Parliament.

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