Robyn McDonald

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Hon Robyn McDonald is a former New Zealand politician.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate List Party
1996–1999 45th List 14 NZ First

She was an MP from 1996 to 1999, representing the New Zealand First party. She was first elected to Parliament in the 1996 elections as a list MP,[1] and was appointed as Minister of Consumer Affairs and Minister for Senior Citizens. When New Zealand First splintered, she was one of the MPs who remained with the party core.

Later career[edit]

In the 1999 elections, however, she was ranked in 20th place on the New Zealand First party list, and was not returned to Parliament.[2] Later, McDonald was appointed to a position in Development Wainuiomata, an organisation promoting economic and population growth in the Wainuiomata area. She is now working as National Chief Executive for the RNZSPCA and is known as Robyn Kippenberger.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Party Lists of Successful Registered Parties, 1996 General Election - Official Results and Statistics, Chief Electoral Office, New Zealand Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  2. ^ Party Lists of Successful Registered Parties, 1999 General Election - Official Results and Statistics, Chief Electoral Office, New Zealand Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 28 January 2010.