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Lunch with Hon Grant Robertson

Join this lunch to hear Hon Grant Robertson's insights about a high wage, low carbon economy for New Zealand.

Speaker(s)
Hon Grant Robertson
Date
12:00pm — 2:00pm, 18 July 2022
Venue
McKay Stadium
Location
97 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei
Price members
$60.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$80.00 incl GST

Overview

As we come through COVID, now is the time to make progress on our economic strategy for New Zealand.  We want to move to a more productive economy that is producing higher wages and jobs in every part of New Zealand.  At the same time, we need to harness the opportunities of a low carbon economy to support new technologies, and new areas of development and investment.

Hon Grant Robertson


Grant Robertson was born in Palmerston North and lived in Hastings before his family settled in Dunedin.


He studied politics at Otago, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in 1995. At university he was the President of the Otago University Students Association and became Co-President of the New Zealand University Students Association.


Grant joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1997 where he managed the New Zealand Overseas Aid Programme to Samoa. He was then posted to the United Nations in New York, working on global environment and development issues. On his return to New Zealand, Grant became an advisor to former Prime Minister Helen Clark. 


Grant’s belief in social justice and a desire to see every New Zealander achieve their potential led him to politics, and he has been the Member of Parliament for Wellington Central since November 2008. In Opposition, Grant held a range of portfolios, including Finance from 2014 to 2017.


After the 2017 election, Grant was appointed Minister of Finance, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage. Additionally, in June 2019 he was appointed as the Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission.


After the 2020 election, Grant became Deputy Prime Minister and retained the Finance and Sport and Recreation portfolios. He was also appointed Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Racing.

Additional information

COVID-19

By registering for this event you are confirming that you agree to adhere to our Covid-19 health and safety measures. If you are unwell or have any Covid-19 symptoms please do not attend this event.

Branch event cancellation policy

Regrettably, registration fees cannot be refunded when cancellations are received within two working days prior to any branch event.

See our standard terms and conditions for more information.

Contact

Becky Hare
Auckland Branch Manager

+64 27 642 1099
+64 9 905 4804
Becky.Hare@iod.org.nz

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    Whangarei

    date
    18 Jul 2022
    Members — $60.00
    Non-members — $80.00
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