Talk:Jenny Kirk (politician)

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Below are basic biographical details of employment/voluntary work history of Jenny Kirk NZ preceded by links to website pages and media stories verifying same.

Links to verify this Bio

The Queen's Birthday and Golden Jubilee Honours List 2002

Ms Jennifer Norah KIRK, of North Shore City. For services to local body and community affairs. Author Archives: Jenny Kirk ... Mining key to rural wealth – report from New Zealand Initiative ... Hikoi with us from Cape Reinga to Auckland Oil Conference! ... to a Government oil conference in Auckland to make sure that Norwegian oil giant ... At least four whales have stranded on Far North beaches in the past six weeks, ...

Jenny Kirk NZ - Basic Biographical Details

Jenny Kirk MNZM 273 Pigs Head Road RD 4 Hikurangi, Whangarei 0184 New Zealand email -

Date of Birth 18 February 1945 Auckland New Zealand

Marital Status Married, 2 adult sons from first marriage

Directorships December 2002-2009 Board Member, Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board June 2003-2009 Trustee, ASB Community Trust August 2003-2009 Board Member, Auckland Conservation Board

History as Elected Member of Local Territorial Authority 1995-2001 Elected councillor to North Shore City Council (Harbour Ward) 1998-2001 Elected chairperson, NSCC Strategy & Finance committee 1995-2001 Council appointed member, Birkenhead-Northcote Community Board 1998-2001 Council appointed member, Glenfield Community Board 1995-1997 Council appointed chairperson, NSCC Dog Control sub-committee

Employment History 1979 – 1983 Reporter – North Shore Times Advertiser 1987-1990 Member of Parliament, Birkenhead, NZ Labour Government, (Chaired Health Caucus committee, member Social & Justice select committees) 1990-1994 Chief Executive, National Foundation for the Deaf , Auckland 1994-1998 General Manager - North Harbour Employment Resource Centre (North Shore City) From 2001 - Consultant – Fundraising to Not-for-Profit Organisations, and 18 months as consultant on communications strategy to Far North District Council

Voluntary Community Work 1976-1986 Member, Friends of Theatre Corporate 1976-1978 Member, Onepoto Playcentre management committee 1978-1981 Member, Sunnybrae Primary School PTA, School Committee 1985-1990 Founding member - establishment management committee – Onepoto Awhina (Northcote Community House) 1991-1994 Member, chairperson – management committee – Awataha Marae, a pan- tribal urban marae established in Northcote 1994-1998 Member, North Shore Council of Community Social Services

1999-2007 Trustee, Womens Health Action Trust (Auckland) Member – Northart (Westshore Arts Council) Member – Friends of Birkenhead Library

2011-present Co-ordinator, Puhipuhi Mining Action Group

 (website - Puhipuhi.Co.NZ) 

NZ Labour Party Activity 1984 Member Glenfield Labour Electorate Committee 1985 Chairperson Birkenhead Labour Electorate Committee 1991-1994 Chairperson Auckland-Northland Regional Council 2009-2012 Chairperson Whangarei Electorate Committee

File – Jen’s basic bio details updated 7 Dec 2014

— Preceding unsigned comment added by Jenny Kirk (talkcontribs) 19:05, 6 December 2014 (UTC)