Joy Quigley

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Joy Quigley
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Western Hutt
In office
1990 – 1996
Preceded by John Terris
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for National Party list
In office
1996 – 1999
Personal details
Born (1948-05-09) 9 May 1948 (age 68)
Nationality New Zealand
Political party National
Spouse(s) Al McLauchlan

Marilyn Joy Quigley, QSO (born 9 May 1948), also known as Joy McLauchlan, is a former New Zealand politician. Quigley was born in Geraldine, and married Al McLauchlan. She spent several years overseas with her husband and family, before first standing for the National Party in the 1984 election.

Political career[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate List Party
1990–1993 43rd Western Hutt National
1993–1996 44th Western Hutt National
1996–1999 45th List 13 National

Quigley was an MP from 1990 to 1999, representing the National Party. She was first elected to Parliament in the 1990 election as MP for Western Hutt, defeating Labour's John Terris.[1] She had previously stood in Eastern Hutt in the 1984 election and Western Hutt in the 1987 election, and had worked as a parliamentary secretary to prominent National MPs such as John Banks, George Gair, Don McKinnon and Ruth Richardson. She remained MP for Western Hutt until the seat was abolished in the 1996 election, the first MMP election. She then contested the new seat of Hutt South, but was defeated by Labour's Trevor Mallard. She remained in Parliament as a list MP, but left politics at the 1999 election.

Outside politics[edit]

Quigley reverted to her maiden name in 1997.

She served as chief executive for the Independent Schools of New Zealand 2000-2007

In September 2008 Quigley was awarded the Queen's Service Order for public services.[2]

In 2009 Quigley was one of three people appointed by the Government to the High Cost Highly Specialised Medicines Review.

Joy Quigley now lives in Kerikeri with her second husband John Hunt.


  1. ^ Hansard (28 November 1990). "Members Sworn". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joy Quigley". Office of the Governor-General of New Zealand. 3 September 2008. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  • 1990 Parliamentary Candidates for the New Zealand National Party p. 94 by John Stringer (New Zealand National Party, 1990)
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
John Terris
Member of Parliament for Western Hutt
Constituency abolished