Hon Gerry Brownlee

MP for Ilam

In the National-led Government, Ilam MP Hon Gerry Brownlee is Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Minister of Defence, Minister of Civil Defence, Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission, and Leader of the House.

#UPDATE Here's the latest for Christchurch and parts of Canterbury:

Mon 14 Nov 2016

 

•A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck at 12.02am today close to Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury - with more than 100 aftershocks so far.

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The Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee has approved the first phase of future land use decisions for Christchurch’s Avon River Corridor red zone.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says Cabinet has approved a short-term deployment of a C-130 Hercules to the Middle East. Mr Brownlee says the aircraft is deploying in response to a request from the Australian Defence Force to provide additional capacity during a period of high operational tempo.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has paid his third visit to NZ Defence Force troops training members of the Iraqi Security Forces at Camp Taji, near Baghdad. Mr Brownlee arrived back in Dubai this morning, accompanied by Chief of the Defence Force Lt Gen Tim Keating.