Jill White

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Jill White
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Manawatu
In office
1993 – 1996
Preceded by Hamish MacIntyre
Succeeded by constituency abolished
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Labour party list
In office
1996 – 1998 (resigned)
25th Mayor of Palmerston North
In office
Preceded by Paul Rieger
Succeeded by Mark Bell-Booth
Personal details
Born 22 February 1941
Political party Labour Party

Jacqueline Jill White, known as Jill White (born 22 February 1941 in Feilding), is a former New Zealand Labour Party politician, and a registered nurse.[1]

Local body politics[edit]

White was a councillor on Palmerston North City Council in 1983–1992. This was followed by some years in Parliament, a role from which she resigned in 1998 to become Mayor of Palmerston North. She held that post until 2001.[2][3][4]

Member of Parliament[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate List Party
1993–1996 44th Manawatu Labour
1996–1998 45th List 9 Labour

From 1993 to 1998 she was a member of Parliament for the Labour Party, first as MP for Manawatu and then as a list MP.[5]


  1. ^ Temple, Philip (1994). Temple’s Guide to the 44th New Zealand Parliament. Dunedin: McIndoe Publishers. ISBN 0 86868 159 8. 
  2. ^ "Duncan says bye like she said hi – late". The New Zealand Herald. 2005-08-04. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  3. ^ "1990s". Palmerston North City Council. Retrieved 23 Feb 2010. 
  4. ^ Matheson, Ian Roderick (2003). "Palmerston North Borough and City Councillors". Council and community: 125 years of local government in Palmerston North 1877–2002. pp. 91–100. ISBN 0-473-09340-5. 
  5. ^ "Women in parliament 1933–2005". Elections New Zealand. Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Hamish MacIntyre
Member of Parliament for Manawatu
Constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Paul Rieger
Mayor of Palmerston North
Succeeded by
Mark Bell-Booth