John Key

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John Key

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38t Prime Meenister o New Zealand
In office
19 November 2008 – 12 Dizember 2016
MonarchElizabeth II
Govrenor GeneralAnand Satyanand
Jerry Mateparae
Patsy Reddy
DeputeBill English
Precedit biHelen Clark
Succeedit biBill English
31st Leader of the Opposition
In office
27 November 2006 – 8 November 2008
DeputeBill English
Precedit biDon Brash
Succeedit biPhil Goff
11th Leader of the National Party
In office
27 November 2006 – 12 Dizember 2016
DeputeBill English
Precedit biDon Brash
Succeedit biBill English
Chair o the International Democrat Union
Assumed office
21 November 2014
DeputeTony Clement
Precedit biJohn Howard
Member o the New Zealand Pairlament
for Helensville
Assumed office
27 July 2002
Precedit biConstituency established
Majority20,547 (56.49%)[1]
Personal details
BornJohn Phillip Key
(1961-08-09) 9 August 1961 (age 62)
Auckland, New Zealand
Poleetical pairtyNaitional
Spoose(s)Bronagh Key (1984–present)
Alma materVarsity o Canterbury
WabsteidOfficial website

John Phillip Key (born 9 August 1961) is a New Zealand politeecian, an a member o the kintra’s pairlament in Wellington, representin the Naitional Pairty. He is a consteetuency member unner the proportional representation seestem, representin Helensville. He wis Prime meenister o New Zealand frae 19 November 2008 (succeedin Helen Clark) until 12 December 2016, when he wis succeedit bi Bill English, efter annooncin his demission. He was re-electit as Prime meenister in 2011 an 2014.

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  1. "Official Count Results–Helensville". New Zealand Electoral Commission. 12 November 2008. Archived frae the original on 21 Juin 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2008.