Hon Dr Megan Woods

MP for Wigram

Minister of Housing, Energy and Resources, and Research, Science and Innovation

Associate Minister of Finance

“It is our responsibility to make sure that we think about our long-term future and not the three year political cycle.”

Hon Dr Megan Woods


Wigram electorate office

03 338 6347
[email protected]

Shop 8, McCarthy Street Shops
Corner of McCarthy Street & Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay

Parliamentary office

04 817 8705
[email protected]

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160

Hon Dr Megan Woods

Meet Megan

Hon Megan Woods is a Christchurch local, and has been the Member of Parliament for Wigram since 2011. Following the 2017 election, Megan was sworn in as a Minister of the Crown with portfolio responsibilities including the Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Energy and Resources, and Research, Science and Innovation.

In the 2020 Labour Government, Megan was appointed Minister of Housing, Minister of Energy and Resources, and Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, alongside Associate Minister of Finance.

Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Megan worked as a Business Manager at Plant & Food Research. She holds a PhD in New Zealand history from the University of Canterbury.

In between a busy schedule, Megan enjoys watching cricket, rugby and spending her free time with friends and family.

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