Todd McClay is the Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Forestry, Minister for Hunting and Fishing, Minister for Trade, and Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs. 

He was first elected to Parliament in 2008 after winning the Rotorua seat from the Labour Government with a majority of more than 5,000 votes. Since then he has been re-elected in 2011, 2014, 2017, and 2020.

In 2017 he received the highest vote and majority in the history of the Rotorua seat and in 2020 he was the first MP in 24 years to have been elected for a fifth term as Rotorua’s MP.

Mr McClay has been a Cabinet minister in two National-led governments and has held the portfolios of Minister of Trade, of State-Owned Enterprises, and of Revenue. He has also been the Associate Minister of Health, of Tourism, of Trade, and of Foreign Affairs.

Since entering Parliament Mr McClay has been the Chairman of the Finance and Expenditure, and Commerce select committees. He has been the Deputy Chairman of Social Services Committee, and a member of the Law and Order. He is a member of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade committees.

Todd has previously been a diplomat and was the Cook Islands and Nuie Ambassador to the European Union. He has worked in business in Europe as well as government and public relations internationally.

Mr McClay lives in Rotorua. He has offices in Te Puke and Rotorua where he holds regular constituent meetings.

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