Anne Fraser

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Anne Fraser
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for East Cape
In office
1984 – 1990
Preceded by Duncan MacIntyre
Succeeded by Tony Ryall
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 65–66)
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Dr Michael Cullen

Lowson Anne Fraser, Lady Cullen née Collins (born 1951) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

Parliamentary career[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1984–1987 41st East Cape Labour
1987–1990 42nd East Cape Labour

She represented the electorate of East Cape in Parliament from 1984, after winning it subsequent to the retirement of the previous representative, Duncan MacIntyre of the National Party.[1] She held the seat at the subsequent 1987 election by less than 240 votes, and in 1989, her name officially reverted to her maiden name Anne Collins after she had separated from her husband.[2] She retired from Parliament in 1990.

She is married to former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Michael Cullen.[3]


  1. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 198, 215.
  2. ^ "Fraser, Anne". Auckland Libraries. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Young, Audrey (8 April 2009). "A parliamentarian without parallel". The New Zealand Herald. 


  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Duncan MacIntyre
Member of Parliament for East Cape
Succeeded by
Tony Ryall