- Craig Foss
Craig Foss Member of the New Zealand Parliament
Incumbent Assumed office
17 September 2005
Preceded by Rick Barker Majority 2,402 Personal details Born 4 July 1963
Lower Hutt, Wellington
, New Zealand
Political party National Spouse(s) Kristal Foss Children Two daughters Profession Investment banker Website www.craigfoss.co.nz
Craig Foss is a New Zealand politician, and currently serves as a Member of Parliament.
Foss was born on 4 July 1963 in Lower Hutt, and attended Victoria University of Wellington, completing a BCA. He worked in the banking sector, first for the Bank of New Zealand and then for Credit Suisse Financial Products in London and Tokyo.
Member of Parliament
Parliament of New Zealand Years Term Electorate List Party 2005–2008 48th Tukituki 44 National 2008–present 49th Tukituki 33 National
In the 2005 election, Foss was a candidate for the National Party, standing in the Tukituki electorate and being ranked 44th on the party list. He won the Tukituki seat and entered Parliament. He was returned to the 49th Parliament, holding the Tukituki seat, in the 2008 election.
On 7 June 2011 Foss was announced to be the new Minister of Civil Defence, replacing John Carter who leaves to take up a High Commissioners post in the Cook Islands. Foss also picks up the Racing and Senior Citizens portfolios but will remain a Minister outside Cabinet for the remainder of the 49th New Zealand Parliament.
- ^ "Official Count Results -- Tukituki". New Zealand Electoral Commission. 2005-11-01. http://2005.electionresults.govt.nz/electorate-54.html. Retrieved 2007-08-27.
- ^ "MP Craig Foss picks up ministerial roles". Stuff.co.nz. 7 June 2011. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/5108174/MP-Craig-Foss-picks-up-ministerial-roles. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
- Craig Foss MP official site
- Profile at National party
- Profile at New Zealand Parliament
- Releases and speeches at Beehive.govt.nz
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou.co.nz
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