|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
for National Party List
Assumed office |
28 January 2014
|Preceded by||Katrina Shanks|
|Political party||National Party|
|Profession||Member of Parliament|
Hayes has worked in the health industry, as well as at Māori development organisation Nga Tai O te Awa.
|New Zealand Parliament|
In December 2013 National list MP Katrina Shanks announced her retirement from Parliament and was replaced by Hayes. On 23 January 2014, the Electoral Commission declared Hayes was officially a National Party list MP and on 28 January 2014 was sworn in as a Member of the New Zealand House of Representatives.
Hayes contested the Christchurch East seat in the 2014 general election, losing to Labour's Poto Williams. However, she was re-elected as a list MP. In the 51st New Zealand Parliament, Hayes served as the National Party's Third Whip, as a member of the Māori Affairs and Local Government and Environment Committees, and as the Chair of the Social Services Committee.
- Grocott, Mathew (11 December 2013). "Hayes to enter Parliament". Manawatu Standard. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
- "Joanna Hayes". vote.co.nz. 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
- "Joanne Hayes to enter Parliament on National List". New Zealand National Party. 10 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
- "Declaration by Electoral Commission That Joanne Kowhai Hayes is Elected a Member of Parliament" (22 January 2014) 7 New Zealand Gazette 147.
- "New MP for National". Stuff.co.nz. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
- (28 January 2014) 696 NZPD 1.
- "Current MPs: Joanne Hayes". New Zealand Parliament. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- Profile on the New Zealand Parliament website
- Profile on the National Party website
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