Ordinary Member of Parliament base salary by year from 1969 to 2019
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From: Gary Alpaugh
Dear Remuneration Authority,
Would you please provide the base annual salary for an ordinary Member of Parliament by year from 1969 to 2019. If list MPs and Electorate MPs are different please provide both.
From: Info - Remuneration Authority
Tçnâ koe Gary Alpaugh
You have requested under the Official Information Act the base annual
salary for an ordinary Member of Parliament by year from 1969 to 2019.
The information you have requested is contained in the Parliamentary
Salaries And Allowances Orders which covered members of Parliament
salaries until 1977 and from 1978 the Remuneration Authority’s (previously
known as the Higher Salaries Commission) annual Parliamentary Salaries and
These orders and determinations are publicly available and you can access
them free of charge through:
Years 2007 to Current
the Parliamentary Counsel Office New Zealand Legislation website:
Use the search term parliamentary salaries and allowances to retrieve the
list of determinations.
Years 1969 to 2007
the New Zealand Legal Information Institute - New Zealand Regulations As
Made website: http://www.nzlii.org/nz/legis/num_reg/
Select the year and scroll down the list and select either Parliamentary
Salaries and Allowance Determination or if before 1978 select
Parliamentary Salaries and Allowance Order.
· no differentiation is made between the annual base salary of a
list MP and an electorate MP.
· the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration)
Amendment Act 2018 implemented the Government’s decision to freeze members
of Parliament salaries from 1 July 2018 until 30 June 2019 at the levels
determined in the Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination
2017. Accordingly no determination was issued for the 2018/19 year.
Nâku iti noa, nâ
Director - Office of the Remuneration Authority
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