John Key says his government will be focused on growth to deliver prosperity for all New Zealanders when he announced his new Ministry.
“The National-led Government takes office at a challenging time for the country. The growth outlook is weak, and international and domestic difficulties abound.
“This Government will concentrate on boosting economic growth because that is what will lead us out of these challenging times.
“Part of the right response is to tackle the infrastructure blockages. . . “
National will nominate Lockwood Smith for Speaker.
The new cabinet is:
1 John Key – Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism, Ministerial Services, Minister in Charge of the NZ Security Intelligence Service, Minister Responsible for the GCSB
2 Hon Bill English – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister for Infrastructure
3 Gerry Brownlee – Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Energy and Resources, Leader of the House, Associate Minister for the Rugby World Cup
4 Simon Power – Minister of Justice, Minister for State Owned Enterprises, Minister of Commerce, Minister Responsible for the Law Commission, Associate Minister of Finance, Deputy Leader of the House
5 Hon Tony Ryall – Minister of Health, Minister of State Services
6 Hon Dr Nick Smith – Minister for the Environment, Minister for Climate Change Issues, Minister for ACC
7 Judith Collins – Minister of Police, Minister of Corrections, Minister of Veterans’ Affairs
8 Anne Tolley – Minister of Education, Minister for Tertiary Education, Minister Responsible for the Education Review Office
9 Christopher Finlayson – Attorney-General [Includes responsibility for Serious Fraud Office], Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
10 Hon David Carter – Minister of Agriculture, Minister for Biosecurity, Minister of Forestry
11 Hon Murray McCully – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister for Sport and Recreation, Minister for the Rugby World Cup
12 Tim Groser – Minister of Trade, Minister of Conservation, Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Associate Minister for Climate Change Issues (International Negotiations)
13 Dr Wayne Mapp – Minister of Defence, Minister of Research, Science and Technology, Associate Minister for Economic Development, Associate Minister for Tertiary Education
14 Steven Joyce –Minister of Transport, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Associate Minister of Finance, Associate Minister for Infrastructure
15 Hon Georgina te Heuheu – Minister for Courts, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs, Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Associate Minister of Maori Affairs
16 Paula Bennett – Minister for Social Development and Employment, Minister for Disability Issues, Minister of Youth Affairs
17 Phil Heatley – Minister of Fisheries, Minister of Housing
18 Pansy Wong – Minister for Ethnic Affairs, Minister of Women’s Affairs, Associate Minister for ACC Associate Minister of Energy and Resources
19 Dr Jonathan Coleman – Minister of Immigration, Minister of Broadcasting, Associate Minister of Tourism, Associate Minister of Health
20 Kate Wilkinson – Minister of Labour, Minister for Food Safety, Associate Minister of Immigration
MINISTERS OUTSIDE CABINET
21 Hon Maurice Williamson – Minister for Building and Construction, Minister of Customs, Minister of Statistics, Minister for Small Business
22 Dr Richard Worth – Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister for Land Information, Minister Responsible for Archives New Zealand, Minister Responsible for the National Library, Associate Minister of Justice
23 John Carter – Minister of Civil Defence, Minister for Senior Citizens, Minister for Racing, Associate Minister of Local Government
SUPPORT PARTY MINISTERS
Rodney Hide – Minister of Local Government, Minister for Regulatory Reform, Associate Minister of Commerce
Heather Roy – Minister of Consumer Affairs, Associate Minister of Defence, Associate Minister of Education
Dr Pita Sharples – Minister of Maori Affairs, Associate Minister of Corrections, Associate Minister of Education
Hon Tariana Turia – Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Associate Minister of Health, Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment
Hon Peter Dunne – Minister of Revenue, Associate Minister of Health
The list is here.