Chris Hipkins

Christopher John Hipkins (born 5 September 1978) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician and a member of the Sixth Labour Government's Cabinet as Minister of Education, Minister of Police, Minister for the Public Service and Leader of the House. He has served as the Member of Parliament for Remutaka (formerly named Rimutaka) since the 2008 election.

Chris Hipkins
Hipkins in 2020
47th Minister of Education
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byNikki Kaye
19th Minister for the Public Service
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byPaula Bennett
41st Minister of Police
Assumed office
14 June 2022
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byPoto Williams
1st Minister for COVID-19 Response
In office
6 November 2020  14 June 2022
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAyesha Verrall
41st Minister of Health
In office
2 July 2020  6 November 2020
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byDavid Clark
Succeeded byAndrew Little
11th Leader of the House
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded bySimon Bridges
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Remutaka/Rimutaka
Assumed office
8 November 2008
Preceded byPaul Swain
Majority20,497
Personal details
Born (1978-09-05) 5 September 1978 (age 44)[1][2]
Wellington, New Zealand
Political partyLabour (since 1996)
Residence(s)Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Alma materVictoria University of Wellington
WebsiteHipkins' Facebook page

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