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Chris Finlayson

Christopher Finlayson was elected to Parliament in 2005 and became Attorney-General and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations in 2008. Mr Finlayson held those positions until October 2017. During his Ministerial career he also held a number of other portfolios. Mr Finlayson retired from Parliament on 30 January 2019 to return to the Bar.  He previously served as chair of the Arts Board of Creative New Zealand and was a trustee of a number of arts organisations before he entered Parliament.

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