Hon Stuart Nash

MP for Napier

Minister of Police, Fisheries, Revenue, and Small Business

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Minister Stuart Nash is the Labour Member of Parliament for the Napier electorate. In 2017 he was sworn in as Minister of Police, Fisheries, Revenue and Small Business.

As a businessman and a politician, Stuart knows we must be innovative to achieve a sustainable global competitive advantage. He entered politics with the aim of truly making a difference by sharing his skills, experience and passion.

Stuart is a strong advocate for creating opportunities for, and putting more money into the pockets of hard-working New Zealanders. He’s a family man, and he understands how important it is that we provide a reason for our young, smart and globally-engaged people to make New Zealand home.

Contact Hon Stuart Nash

Napier electorate office

Phone: 06 835 6093

155A Tennyson Street, Napier South, Napier

Parliamentary office

Phone: 04 817 8712

Freepost PO Box 18 888
Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160


Latest from Hon Stuart Nash

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

September 19, 2017

Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash.

“It has been revealed to Labour that non-perishable export freight is being removed from flights to lighten the load because of the jet fuel crisis, and workers are turning up to work at Auckland Airport and finding their shifts cancelled.

Police underfunded despite rise in crime

June 07, 2017

As crime continues to rise dairy owners are scared for their lives and communities reel under a record increase in burglary numbers, it has now been revealed that Police received less than three quarters of their bid in this year’s budget, says Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash.

Workers pay the price of Silver Fern’s Fairton closure

May 17, 2017

The threatened closure of Silver Fern Farms’ Fairton Plant in Ashburton raises serious questions about the Government’s support of the sale of half of the company to a foreign company, when it appears this outcome may have been inevitable, says Labour’s Regional Development spokesperson Stuart Nash.

“At the time of the sale in September last year, the decision-making Ministers Louise Upston and Paula Bennett said they were ‘satisfied that the purchase would create substantial and identifiable benefit for New Zealand’.

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