Jill Pettis

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Marjorie Jill Pettis (born 22 September 1952) is a New Zealand politician, and a member of the Labour Party.

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate List Party
1993–96 44th Whanganui Labour
1996–99 45th Whanganui 14 Labour
1999–2002 46th Whanganui 24 Labour
2002–05 47th Whanganui 27 Labour
2005–08 48th List 24 Labour

Pettis became MP for Whanganui in the 1993 elections, but in 2005 she narrowly lost the seat to Chester Borrows. She was returned to Parliament however as a list MP. She retired from politics prior to the 2008 general election.

She had formerly served as the Labour Party's Senior Whip, and as Assistant Speaker of the House. Before entering politics, she worked as a nurse and as a finance officer at a bank.

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New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Cam Campion
Member of Parliament for Whanganui
1993–2005
Succeeded by
Chester Borrows