New Zealand Labour Party

Hon Nanaia Mahuta

MP for Hauraki-Waikato

Minister for Māori Development and Local Government

Associate Minister for the Environment, Housing (Māori Housing), and Trade and Export Growth

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As a mother, and a constituent MP with 20 plus years’ experience who has come from ‘flax-root’ politics, Nanaia Mahuta remains connected to the aspirations of people from all walks of life. Those who work hard for a living so that their children can do better, kaumatua, trades-people, those who aspire to own their home, those who own small businesses and those who lead a range of services and organisations and huge iwi entities.

During her time in Parliament, Hon Nanaia Mahuta supported policies and initiatives that built the capacity of communities, especially social service organisations, greater investment in education, employment and training opportunities particularly for young people, supported the continuation of the Treaty Settlement process and supported specific initiatives that lift the wellbeing and opportunities for young mums and those who are vulnerable and victims of abuse.

As of the 2017 election, Nanaia is the Minister for Māori Development and Local Government, and Associate Minister for the Environment.

Hon Nanaia Mahuta is a tribal member of Waikato-Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Hine and her parliamentary experience has enabled her to contribute to the collective aspirations of Maori and all New Zealanders

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Hauraki-Waikato electorate office

Phone: 0800 MAHUTA (0800 624 882)

29 Broadway, Papakura

Hamilton office

Phone: 0800 MAHUTA (0800 624 882)

1130 Victoria Street, Hamilton

Parliamentary office

Phone: 04 817 6867

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160


Latest from Hon Nanaia Mahuta

New leadership for Māori Television board

May 07, 2018

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced a new leadership duo to progress the revitalisation of Māori language and culture at Māori Television.

Māori Television Service stability

November 03, 2017

The announcement of the new chief executive of the Māori Television Service should bring stability to the organisation said Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta today.

TPK struggles to measure Whānau Ora outcomes

July 01, 2016

The Government needs to explain why so many vulnerable whanau are falling through the cracks, Labour’s Whānau Ora spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says.

The Minister of Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell attended the Māori Affairs Select Committee to highlight “gains” – $40m to support those with high and complex needs - in the 2016 Budget.

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