David Clark (New Zealand politician)

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David Scott Clark (born 5 January 1973) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North.wikipedia
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Dunedin North (New Zealand electorate)

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David Scott Clark (born 5 January 1973) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North. After serving as chairman on the Labour Party Dunedin North electorate committee, Clark was selected by the Labour Party to replace the retiring Pete Hodgson in the electorate.
It is currently held by David Clark of the New Zealand Labour Party, who replaced the long-standing representative Pete Hodgson.

Minister of Health (New Zealand)

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He currently serves as Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Finance.
The present Minister is David Clark, a member of the Labour Party.

Sixth Labour Government of New Zealand

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Clark was elected as a Cabinet Minister by the Labour Party caucus following Labour's formation of a government with New Zealand First and the Greens.
In late November 2018, Prime Minister Ardern and Health Minister David Clark announced that the Government would reduce the costs of visits to the general practitioner as part of their Budget 2018.

Dunedin

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In 1991, Clark moved to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago.
As of the 2017 general election, both general electorates are held by the party, with David Clark representing Dunedin North and Clare Curran representing Dunedin South.

Michael Woodhouse

Clark stood again in Dunedin North for the 2014 general election securing 16,315 votes (46.44 percent), 5917 more than his closest rival National List MP Michael Woodhouse, and thus increasing his majority.
In the, Woodhouse reduced the majority from 7,155 in 2008 to 3,489 against David Clark.

Pete Hodgson

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After serving as chairman on the Labour Party Dunedin North electorate committee, Clark was selected by the Labour Party to replace the retiring Pete Hodgson in the electorate.
He was succeeded by Labour's David Clark.

2017 New Zealand general election

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David Clark was re-elected in Dunedin North during the 2017 general election, securing 21,259 votes and defeating Woodhouse by 11,754 votes.
On 20 October 2017, the names of Labour's 16 Cabinet ministers were announced as Jacinda Ardern, David Clark, Clare Curran, Kelvin Davis, Chris Hipkins, Iain Lees-Galloway, Andrew Little, Nanaia Mahuta, Stuart Nash, Damien O'Connor, David Parker, Grant Robertson, Jenny Salesa, Carmel Sepuloni, Phil Twyford, and Megan Woods.

Dunedin Public Hospital

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On 4 May 2018, Clark announced that the Dunedin Public Hospital would be replaced by a new hospital on the site of the former Cadbury factory site and a neighbouring block that included the building occupied by Work and Income.
On 4 May 2018, Health Minister David Clark announced that the Government would be building a new public hospital on the site of the former Cadbury factory site and a neighbouring block that included the building occupied by Work and Income.

Ministry of Health (New Zealand)

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In late July, he announced that the District Health Boards, Nurses Organisation, and the Ministry of Health had successfully negotiated a joint accord to ensure safe staffing levels for nurses.

New Zealand Labour Party

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David Scott Clark (born 5 January 1973) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North. After serving as chairman on the Labour Party Dunedin North electorate committee, Clark was selected by the Labour Party to replace the retiring Pete Hodgson in the electorate.

New Zealand House of Representatives

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David Scott Clark (born 5 January 1973) is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North.

Beachlands, New Zealand

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Clark grew up in Beachlands, just south of Auckland, and was schooled in Auckland.

Saint Kentigern College

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He studied at Saint Kentigern College and spent his last year on a school exchange in Germany, immersing himself in the German language.

German language

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He studied at Saint Kentigern College and spent his last year on a school exchange in Germany, immersing himself in the German language.

University of Otago

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In 1991, Clark moved to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago.

University of Tübingen

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Clark also studied theology and philosophy at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen.

Tübingen

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Clark also studied theology and philosophy at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen.

Helmut Herbert Hermann Rex

Clark later returned to the University of Otago and completed a PhD on the work of German/New Zealand refugee and existentialist thinker Helmut Herbert Hermann Rex.

2011 New Zealand general election

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He won the seat at the 2011 election securing 12,976 votes (44.25 percent), 3489 more than his closest rival.

Eisenhower Fellowships

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Clark completed an Eisenhower Fellowship in 2013, focusing much of his trip on the priority accorded to the values of fairness and freedom in New Zealand and the United States.

2014 New Zealand general election

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Clark stood again in Dunedin North for the 2014 general election securing 16,315 votes (46.44 percent), 5917 more than his closest rival National List MP Michael Woodhouse, and thus increasing his majority.

New Zealand First

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Clark was elected as a Cabinet Minister by the Labour Party caucus following Labour's formation of a government with New Zealand First and the Greens.

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand

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Clark was elected as a Cabinet Minister by the Labour Party caucus following Labour's formation of a government with New Zealand First and the Greens.