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Murray McCully is the Member of Parliament for East Coast Bays, and is also the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Mr McCully first entered Parliament in 1987 after winning the Auckland seat of East Coast Bays and was appointed a Minister in October 1991. He has held a number of cabinet portfolios including Customs, Housing, Tourism, ACC, Rugby World Cup, and Sport, Fitness and Leisure (which included responsibility for the America's Cup and Millennium events).

Mr McCully was born in Whangarei and has lived in the East Coast Bays electorate for over 30 years. He holds an LLB from the University of Auckland and is a qualified barrister and solicitor. Prior to entering Parliament he was a principal of a public relations company.

Latest news by Hon Murray McCully

McCully to visit Cook Islands

Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to the Cook Islands this week to undertake a range of meetings, including with Prime Minister Henry Puna and his Cabinet. “My discussions with Prime Minister...

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McCully to visit PNG and the Solomon Islands

Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands next week for meetings with their political leaders about partnerships, economic development and maintaining political stability....

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Hungarian Minister welcomed to New Zealand

Foreign Minister Murray McCully welcomes the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó to New Zealand, who he will meet in Auckland on Friday this week. “This visit presents an...

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