Saturday, November 27, 2021

The Clerk is the Chief Executive, and the first principal adviser to the Speaker and Members of Parliament on parliamentary law and procedure. The Clerk is responsible for providing specialist technical advice and professional services to support the Speaker and Members carry out their responsibilities to the House, and its Committees. The Clerk ensures that House proceedings are properly documented, and records maintained.

YearClerkClerk Assistant
1965 – 1973John W. ScottJoseph Caffery
1974 – 1980Joseph CafferyManuela Puna
1980 – 1997Manuela PunaNga Valoa
1998 – 2012Nga ValoaTupuna Rakanui
2013 (6mths)Tupuna RakanuiHelen Maunga
2013 – 2018John TangiHelen Maunga
2018 – presentTangata VainerereHelen Maunga

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