Macindoe in 2017
|Minister of Customs|
2 May 2017 –26 October 2017
|Prime Minister||Bill English|
|Preceded by||Nicky Wagner|
|Succeeded by||Meka Whaitiri|
|Chief Government Whip in the House of Representatives|
7 October 2014 –2 May 2017
|Prime Minister|| John Key |
|Preceded by||Louise Upston|
|Succeeded by||Jami-Lee Ross|
|Deputy Chief Government Whip|
29 January 2013 –7 October 2014
|Prime Minister|| John Key |
|Preceded by||Louise Upston|
|Succeeded by||Jami-Lee Ross|
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament |
for Hamilton West
8 November 2008
|Preceded by||Martin Gallagher|
|Born||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Alma mater||Otago and Waikato Universities|
|Committees||Former Chairperson Justice and Electoral Committee Current Deputy Chairperson Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade Committee|
Timothy Harley Macindoe MP is a New Zealand politician who was elected as a Member of Parliament in 2008 for the Hamilton West electorate. Macindoe previously served as the Minister of Customs in the Fifth National Government.
Hamilton West is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate. It has been held by Tim Macindoe MP of the National Party since the 2008 general election.
The Fifth National Government of New Zealand was the government of New Zealand for three parliamentary terms from 19 November 2008 to 26 October 2017. John Key served as National Leader and Prime Minister until December 2016, after which Bill English assumed the premiership until the National Government's defeat following the October 2017 government-forming negotiations.
Macindoe was born in Auckland New Zealand where he was a boarder at King's College and later attended Otago University, where he studied for a BA (Hons) in History.Macindoe was a secondary teacher for 17 years, including six years as Deputy Principal at St. Peter's School, Cambridge. He has also held roles in retail, agriculture and as a prison tutor.
Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland is the largest urban area in the country, with an urban population of around 1,628,900. It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,695,900. A diverse and multicultural city, Auckland is home to the largest Polynesian population in the world. The Māori-language name for Auckland is Tāmaki or Tāmaki-makau-rau, meaning "Tāmaki with a hundred lovers", in reference to the desirability of its fertile land at the hub of waterways in all directions.
King's College, often informally referred to simply as King's, is an independent secondary boarding and day school in New Zealand. It educates over 1000 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years. King's was originally a single sex boys school but has admitted girls in the Sixth and Seventh forms since 1980, and in the Fifth form since 2016. King's was founded in 1896 by Graham Bruce. King's was originally situated in Remuera, Auckland on the site now occupied by King's School, Remuera, in 1922 the school moved to its present site in the South Auckland suburb of Otahuhu.
St Peter's School, Cambridge, not to be confused with Catholic primary school St Peter's Catholic School, Cambridge is a private, co-educational, Anglican secondary school for Years 7–13 located in Cambridge, New Zealand. The School is located on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of ground, surround by school-owned farmland alongside the Waikato River. The schools motto 'Structa Saxo' is Latin and translates to "Built on a Rock".
In 2009, Macindoe completed his second degree; an LLB from the University of Waikato.
The Bachelor of Laws is an undergraduate degree in law originating in England and offered in Japan and most common law jurisdictions—except the United States and Canada—as the degree which allows a person to become a lawyer. It historically served this purpose in the U.S. as well, but was phased out in the mid-1960s in favor of the Juris Doctor degree, and Canada followed suit.
The University of Waikato, informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand. The university was established in 1964, and has a satellite campus located in Tauranga.
Immediately prior to his election, he was Chief Executive of the Music and Art Waikato Trust (Arts Waikato), based in Hamilton.
In 1996 Macindoe unsuccessfully stood for United New Zealand in the Karapiro electorate.He also unsuccessfully stood for the National Party in 1999, 2002, and 2005, for which he was ranked 52nd, 39th, and 62nd respectively.
The 1996 New Zealand general election was held on 12 October 1996 to determine the composition of the 45th New Zealand Parliament. It was notable for being the first election to be held under the new mixed-member proportional (MMP) electoral system, and produced a parliament considerably more diverse than previous elections. It saw the National Party, led by Jim Bolger, retain its position in government, but only after protracted negotiations with the smaller New Zealand First party to form a coalition. New Zealand First's position as "kingmaker", able to place either of the two major parties into government, was a significant election outcome.
United New Zealand was a centrist political party in New Zealand founded in 1995. It merged with the Christian-based Future New Zealand party to form the United Future New Zealand party in 2000.
Karapiro was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate from 1996 to 2002.
Macindoe held numerous roles within the New Zealand National Party, including Chairman of the Hamilton West electorate and four years as deputy chair of National's Central North Island regional organisation, and two years as the Central North Island Regional Policy Chair.
The New Zealand National Party, shortened to National or the Nats, is a centre-right political party in New Zealand. It is one of two major parties that dominate contemporary New Zealand politics, alongside its traditional rival, the New Zealand Labour Party.
|New Zealand Parliament|
|2008 –2011||49th||Hamilton West||55||National|
|2011 –2014||50th||Hamilton West||49||National|
|2014 –2017||51st||Hamilton West||28||National|
|2017 –present||52nd||Hamilton West||25||National|
In the 2008 election, Macindoe won the Hamilton West electorate by a margin of 1,618 votes,defeating incumbent Labour MP Martin Gallagher.
During his first term within Parliament, Macindoe was the Deputy Chair of the Regulations Review Select Committee, and a member of the Social Services Select Committee.In his first term, he was the Co-Chair of the Caucus Education Committee, and a member of several other caucus committees.
In the 2011 New Zealand general election, Macindoe again won Hamilton West, defeating Labour Party list MP Sue Moroney by a margin of 4,418 votes.In 2013, he was selected as the National Party's Junior Whip, being joined by Third Whip Jami-Lee Ross and Chief Whip Louise Upston
In the 2014 New Zealand general election, Macindoe defeated Moroney with a majority of 5,784 votesto remain Hamilton West MP, and was named as the National Party's chief whip. In new Prime Minister Bill English's second ministerial reshuffle, Macindoe was named as a Minister outside of cabinet. Macindoe served as Minister of Customs, Associate Minister of Education and Associate Minister of Transport until the formation of the Sixth Labour Government of New Zealand in October 2017.
In the 2017 New Zealand general election, Macindoe won Hamilton West, again increasing his majority to 7,731,defeating Labour Party candidate Dr Gaurav Sharma. He is currently the National Party's Spokesperson for ACC, and Associate Foreign Affairs and Trade Spokesperson.
He is married to Anne Macindoe, and they have two daughters.Outside Parliament, Macindoe is a parishioner at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Forest Lake; and he is actively involved with a large number of organisations within his electorate including Orchestra Central Trustee, Waikato Chamber of Commerce, Hamilton Citizens' Band Society Vice-President, Epilepsy Waikato Charitable Trust (Patron), and NZ Agricultural Fieldays Society.
Macindoe served on the boards of two local schools. Subsequently, he was chairperson of Waikato Diocesan School's PTA for four years.For nearly five years he served as a trustee for Free FM (Waikato's access radio station). He also participated on the committee that planned Hamilton's 150th anniversary celebrations in 2014. Previously, he chaired the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Orchestra Steering Committee, and he served on the steering committee that culminated in the establishment of Sistema Waikato. In 2005, while serving on the Melville Community Action Group, he organised a petition which forced the abandonment of a proposal by the New Zealand Labour Party to site an unsecured home for youth offenders opposite Melville High School. He was a strong supporter of the Hamilton Hydrotherapy Pool Trust, even having his hair dyed blue in a successful fundraiser for the project in 2008. His leisure activities include tramping and fishing, and he is an avid follower of cricket, rugby, and the performing arts.
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|New Zealand Parliament|
| Member of Parliament for Hamilton West |