Parliamentary roles

Dr Elizabeth Kerekere sits in health select committee.
Dr Elizabeth Kerekere speaks in the health select committee.

Dr Elizabeth Kerekere held the following Parliamentary and Inter-Parliamentary roles from 2020-2022.

Select Committee
•Member of Health Select Committee 02/12/2020 – 2023
•Member of Pae Ora Legislation Committee 28/10/2021 – 2023

Green Party
•Spokesperson for Health and COVID-19 Response, until 15/03/2022
•Chair of Mātāwaka, the Green Party’ Māori and Pasifika Caucus
•Parliamentary Service Commission Role

Other parliamentary roles
•Chairperson of the PSC Artworks Committee from 24/03/2021

Inter-Parliamentary Visits
Elizabeth took part in the following overseas delegations as part of New Zealand’s inter-Parliamentary programme:

•Oireachtas Parliamentary Friendship Group for New Zealand with the New Zealand Parliamentary Friendship Group – Europe (Virtual), 6th April 2022

•European Parliament Exchange Delegation to Europe – the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania, Bavaria – Germany, European Parliament, Czech Republic, 19 June – 10 July 2022

Parliamentary Friendship Groups
During her time in Parliament, Elizabeth was a member of the following Parliamentary friendship groups:

• New Zealand-North America Parliamentary Friendship Group (Co-Chairperson)
• New Zealand-Europe
• New Zealand-Latin America and the Caribbean

Parliamentary Cross-Party Groups
•The Parliamentary Rainbow Network (Co-chairperson)