Peeni Henare

Peeni Ereatara Gladwyn Henare is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who has been a member of the New Zealand parliament for the Tāmaki Makaurau Māori electorate since the 2014 general election.


Peeni Henare

Henare in 2019
41st Minister of Defence
Assumed office
6 November 2020
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byRon Mark
3rd Minister for Whānau Ora
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byTe Ururoa Flavell
14th Minister for Youth
In office
26 October 2017  6 November 2020
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byNikki Kaye
Succeeded byPriyanca Radhakrishnan
26th Minister of Civil Defence
In office
27 June 2019  6 November 2020
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byKris Faafoi
Succeeded byKiri Allan
8th Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector
In office
26 October 2017  3 July 2019
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Preceded byAlfred Ngaro
Succeeded byPoto Williams
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Tāmaki Makaurau
Assumed office
20 September 2014
Preceded byPita Sharples
Majority927
Personal details
RelationsTau Henare (great-grandfather)
James Henare (grandfather)
Websitewww.labour.org.nz/peenihenare