Graeme Reeves

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For the deregistered doctor, see Graeme Stephen Reeves.

The New Zealand politician Graeme Reeves (born 1947), a former member of the New Zealand National Party, represented Miramar in Parliament from 1990 to 1993, when he was defeated by Annette King of the Labour Party.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1990–1993 43rd Miramar National

Reeves, who was formerly a solicitor, and five other one-term National MPs entered Parliament in a swing against Labour in the 1990 election. He failed to re-enter Parliament as a list candidate in the Tukituki electorate in the 1996 election.[1] Since then, he has stood several times for the United Future New Zealand party. In the 2008 election he filled the number 4 slot in the United Future list and stood as a United Future electorate candidate for Wairarapa.

Post-parliamentary career[edit]

Reeves was appointed to the New Zealand Gambling Commission in June 2004.[2] In December 2010 he was appointed as Chief Gambling Commissioner.[3] He was reappointed as chair for a further three years in July 2012.[4]


  • 1990 Parliamentary Candidates for the New Zealand National Party p. 43 by John Stringer (New Zealand National Party, 1990)
  1. ^ "Electorate Candidate and Party Votes Recorded at Each Polling Place - Tukituki" (PDF). Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Report of the Gambling Commission For the period ended 30 June 2004". New Zealand Gambling Commission. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 
  3. ^ "New appointments to the Gambling Commission". New Zealand Government. 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Gambling Commission Reappointments". Scoop Media. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2012-08-02.