Minister of Forestry (New Zealand)

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Minister of Forestry of New Zealand
Coat of arms of New Zealand.svg
Flag of New Zealand.svg
Hon Stuart Nash.jpg
Incumbent
Stuart Nash

since 6 November 2020
Style The Honourable
Member of
Reports to Prime Minister of New Zealand
Appointer Governor-General of New Zealand
Term length At His Majesty's pleasure
Formation1 May 1893
First holder John McKenzie
Salary$288,900 [1]
Website www.beehive.govt.nz

The Minister of Forestry is a ministerial portfolio in the government of New Zealand. The position was created in 1893 as Commissioner of Forests, being renamed Commissioner of State Forests in 1922 before finally having the title altered from Commissioner to Minister in 1949.

Contents

The present Minister is Stuart Nash. [2]

List of Ministers

The following ministers held the office of Minister of Forestry. [3]

Key

   Liberal    Reform    United    Labour    National    Progressive    NZ First

No.NamePortraitTerm of OfficePrime Minister
1 John McKenzie John McKenzie 1900.jpg 1 May 189327 June 1900 Seddon
2 Thomas Young Duncan Thomas Young Duncan.jpg 2 July 190021 June 1906
No separate appointments
3 Thomas Mackenzie Thomas Mackenzie.jpg 6 January 190910 July 1912 Ward
Mackenzie
4 Francis Bell Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell, ca 1924.jpg 10 July 191221 February 1922 Massey
5 Heaton Rhodes Robert Heaton Rhodes Jr (1915).jpg 21 February 192218 January 1926
Bell
Coates
6 Oswald Hawken Oswald Hawken.jpg 18 January 192626 November 1928
7 Kenneth Williams Kenneth Williams (crop).jpg 28 November 192810 December 1928
8 William Taverner William Burgoyne Taverner.jpg 19 December 192828 May 1930 Ward
9 Alfred Ransom Alfred Ransom.jpg 28 May 19306 December 1935 Forbes
10 Frank Langstone Frank Langstone.jpg 6 December 193521 December 1942 Savage
Fraser
11 Jim Barclay James Gillespie Barclay.jpg 7 July 194318 October 1943
12 Jerry Skinner Jerry Skinner.jpg 12 April 194413 December 1949
13 Ernest Corbett Ernest Corbett.jpg 13 December 194926 November 1954 Holland
14 Sidney Walter Smith Sidney Walter Smith.jpg 26 November 195426 September 1957
Holyoake
15 Geoff Gerard Geoff Gerard.jpg 26 September 195712 December 1957
16 Eruera Tirikatene Eruera Tirikatene, 1950s.jpg 12 December 195712 December 1960 Nash
(15) Geoff Gerard Geoff Gerard.jpg 12 December 196012 December 1966 Holyoake
17 Duncan MacIntyre Duncan MacIntyre Greg Tate (crop).jpg 12 December 19668 December 1972
Marshall
18 Colin Moyle Colin Moyle, 1968 II.jpg 8 December 197212 December 1975 Kirk
Rowling
19 Venn Young No image.png 12 December 197511 December 1981 Muldoon
20 Jonathan Elworthy No image.png 11 December 198126 July 1984
21 Koro Wētere Koro Wetere.jpg 26 July 198424 July 1987 Lange
22 Peter Tapsell Peter Tapsell (cropped).jpg 24 July 19879 February 1990
Palmer
23 Jim Sutton Jim Sutton New Zealand MP.jpg 9 February 19902 November 1990
Moore
24 John Falloon No image.png 2 November 199016 December 1996 Bolger
25 Lockwood Smith Lockwood Smith (cropped).jpg 16 December 199631 August 1998
Shipley
26 John Luxton John Luxton (cropped).jpg 31 August 199810 December 1999
27 Pete Hodgson Pete Hodgson XMediaLab 2008.jpg 10 December 199915 August 2002 Clark
(23) Jim Sutton Jim Sutton New Zealand MP.jpg 15 August 200221 December 2004
28 Jim Anderton Jim Anderton, 2010 (cropped).jpg 21 December 200419 November 2008
29 David Carter David Carter 2014.jpg 19 November 200814 December 2011 Key
2011–2017: No separate appointments
30 Shane Jones Shane Jones 2017.jpg 26 October 20176 November 2020 Ardern
31 Stuart Nash Hon Stuart Nash.jpg 6 November 2020present

See also

Notes

  1. "Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination 2016" (PDF). Parliament.nz. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. "Ministerial List". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet . Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  3. Wilson 1985, pp. 72–98.

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