Elected Government Representative

Māngai ā-Pōtitanga

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Elected government representatives are elected by the people of a specific area to help govern a city, region or country.


Members of parliament usually earn

$156K-$449K per year

Local government representatives usually earn

$2K-$270K per year

Source: New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office website, 2016.

Job opportunities

Opportunities for elected government representatives are poor due to high competition for a limited number of positions.
Moana Mackey at her desk, talking on the phone

Elected government representatives represent people from a city, region or country

Last updated 29 May 2017