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Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media of New Zealand
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Incumbent
Kris Faafoi

since 7 September 2018
Television New Zealand
Radio New Zealand
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toPrime Minister of New Zealand
AppointerGovernor-General of New Zealand
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation12 December 1957
(as Minister of Broadcasting)
First holderRay Boord
Salary$288,900[1]
Websitewww.beehive.govt.nz
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The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility for Television New Zealand and Radio New Zealand. The current Minister is Kris Faafoi, member of the Labour Party.

History

The position of Minister of Broadcasting was established in 1957 in preparation for the introduction of television into New Zealand as head of the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation (NZBC).

List of ministers

The following ministers have held the office of Minister of Broadcasting.[2]

Key

  National   Labour

No. Name Portrait Term of Office Prime Minister
As Minister of Broadcasting
1 Ray Boord Ray Boord.jpg 12 December 1957 12 December 1960 Nash
2 Arthur Kinsella No image.png 12 December 1960 20 December 1963 Holyoake
3 Jack Scott No image.png 20 December 1963 15 February 1967
4 Lance Adams-Schneider Lance Adams-Schneider.jpg 15 February 1967 22 December 1969
5 Bert Walker No image.png 22 December 1969 8 December 1972
Marshall
6 Roger Douglas Roger Douglas, 1965.jpg 8 December 1972 12 December 1975 Kirk
Rowling
7 Hugh Templeton Hugh Templeton.jpg 12 December 1975 12 February 1981 Muldoon
8 Warren Cooper Warren Cooper 1983.jpg 12 February 1981 11 December 1981
9 Ian Shearer No image.png 11 December 1981 26 July 1984
10 Jonathan Hunt Jonathan Hunt 1986.jpg 26 July 1984 24 August 1987 Lange
11 Richard Prebble Richard Prebble.jpg 24 August 1987 5 November 1988
(10) Jonathan Hunt Jonathan Hunt 1986.jpg 5 November 1988 2 November 1990
Palmer
Moore
12 Maurice Williamson Maurice Williamson at the NZ Open Source Awards, 2007.jpg 2 November 1990 10 December 1999 Bolger
Shipley
13 Marian Hobbs Marian Hobbs.jpg 10 December 1999 23 February 2001 Clark
- Steve Maharey
acting minister
Steve Maharey, 2008.jpg 23 February 2001 27 March 2001
(13) Marian Hobbs Marian Hobbs.jpg 27 March 2001 15 August 2002
14 David Cunliffe David Cunliffe, 2008.jpg 15 August 2002 19 November 2008
15 Steven Joyce Steven Joyce crop.jpg 19 November 2008 14 December 2011 Key
16 Amy Adams Amy Adams politician.jpg 14 December 2011 20 December 2016
17 Simon Bridges Simon-Bridges-Free-Crop.jpg 20 December 2016 26 October 2017 English
As Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media
18 Clare Curran Clare Curran.jpg 26 October 2017 7 September 2018 Ardern
19 Kris Faafoi Kris Faafoi 2.jpg 7 September 2018 Incumbent

See also

References

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840-1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.

Notes


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