|6th President of the Labour Party|
|Preceded by||Bill Rowling|
|Succeeded by||Jim Anderton|
|25th Minister of Defence|
8 December 1972 – 10 September 1974
|Prime Minister||Norman Kirk|
|Preceded by||Allan McCready|
|Succeeded by||William Fraser|
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament
1957 – 1981
|Preceded by||John Rae|
|Succeeded by||Phil Goff|
20 November 1921|
Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
|Died||15 May 1985(aged 63)|
|Spouse(s)||May Cox (married 1945)|
Arthur James Faulkner (20 November 1921 – 15 May 1985) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.
Member of Parliament
|Parliament of New Zealand|
He stood unsuccessfully for the Franklin electorate in 1951 and the North Shore electorate in 1954. He then stood for and won the Roskill electorate in 1957, and held the seat to 1981, when he retired.
He married May Cox in 1945, and they had 2 sons and 3 daughters.
- Petersen, G. C. (ed.) (1961), Who's Who in New Zealand (7th ed.), Wellington, [N.Z.]: A.H. & A.W. Reed
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
|Party political offices|
|President of the Labour Party
|Minister of Defence
|New Zealand Parliament|
|Member of Parliament for Roskill