New Zealand Labour Party

Hon Dr Megan Woods

MP for Wigram

Minister of Energy and Resources, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Housing, and Research, Science and Innovation

“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

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

Parliamentary office

04 817 8705

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160

Hon Dr Megan Woods

Meet Megan

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, Research, Science and Innovation, and responsibility for the Earthquake Commission.

In her role as a local MP, Megan has worked alongside Cantabrians on important issues, including the recovery from the Canterbury Earthquakes and the March 15th Terror Attacks.

In Opposition, Megan held various portfolios, including Climate Change and Canterbury Issues, helping her to gain an understanding of a wide range of issues and build important relationships, especially in Christchurch. 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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