Steven Joyce

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Steven Leonard Joyce (born 7 April 1963) is a former New Zealand politician, who entered the New Zealand House of Representatives in 2008 as a member of the New Zealand National Party.wikipedia
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2008 New Zealand general election

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After RadioWorks he joined the New Zealand National Party, working as their campaign manager in both the 2005 and the 2008 general elections. On 8 November 2008, Joyce was elected as a list-only candidate (ranked 16th on the party list) at the 2008 election in the Fifth National Government of New Zealand of the 49th Parliament of New Zealand representing the New Zealand National Party.

Energy FM (Taranaki)

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After leaving university Joyce and a group of friends (including radio presenter Jeremy Corbett) started their own radio station, Energy FM, in New Plymouth.
The station was set up by politician Steven Joyce who sold it to form Radioworks a few years later.

Francis Douglas Memorial College

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He went to school at Francis Douglas Memorial College, before enrolling at Massey University, applying to study veterinary science.
*Steven Joyce - broadcasting entrepreneur; Member of Parliament (2008 – 2018); Cabinet Minister (2008 — 2017).

49th New Zealand Parliament

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On 8 November 2008, Joyce was elected as a list-only candidate (ranked 16th on the party list) at the 2008 election in the Fifth National Government of New Zealand of the 49th Parliament of New Zealand representing the New Zealand National Party.

Massey University

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He went to school at Francis Douglas Memorial College, before enrolling at Massey University, applying to study veterinary science.

Jasons Travel Media

He also served as CEO of Jasons Travel Media for two years until 2008.
Its former CEO was Steven Joyce who is the current Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Science and Innovation, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment and Associate Minister of Finance in New Zealand.

Minister of Finance (New Zealand)

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He later became Minister of Science and Innovation, and then served as Minister for Finance and Minister for Infrastructure.

Fifth National Government of New Zealand

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On 8 November 2008, Joyce was elected as a list-only candidate (ranked 16th on the party list) at the 2008 election in the Fifth National Government of New Zealand of the 49th Parliament of New Zealand representing the New Zealand National Party.

50th New Zealand Parliament

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In the 2011 election for the 50th New Zealand Parliament Joyce retained his seat in Parliament (as a list candidate, now rated 13th on the party list) and was appointed to the office of Minister for Economic Development.

2017 New Zealand general election

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During the lead-up to the 2017 general election, Joyce alleged that there was an NZ$11 billion hole in the opposition Labour Party's fiscal plan.
The party's infrastructure spokesman Steven Joyce announced on 2 September 2017 that a National Infrastructure Commission would be set up to help expand and oversee public–private partnerships (PPPs).

2011 New Zealand general election

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In the 2011 election for the 50th New Zealand Parliament Joyce retained his seat in Parliament (as a list candidate, now rated 13th on the party list) and was appointed to the office of Minister for Economic Development.

Ministry of Transport (New Zealand)

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In the same year he became Minister of Transport and Minister for Communications and Information Technology.

New Zealand First

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Following post-election negotiations, Labour formed a coalition government with the opposition New Zealand First and Green parties.
SuperGold Card came under threat in 2010 when National Minister Steven Joyce tried to terminate free SuperGold transport on some more expensive public transport services, including the Waiheke Island ferry and the Wairarapa Connection train.

Jacinda Ardern

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These charges were disputed by Labour politicians including Opposition Leader Jacinda Ardern and Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis.
The policy shift accompanied strident allegations by the Minister of Finance Steven Joyce that Labour had a $11.7 billion "hole" in its tax policy.

Auckland Council

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He helped create Auckland Transport as a council-controlled organisation for Auckland.
The main proponents of the CCO system, Prime Minister John Key, Local Government Minister Rodney Hide and Transport Minister Steven Joyce, remained adamant about the introduction (and the appropriateness) of the system.

2013 Fonterra recall

As of August 2013 he was given responsibility to investigate both the Novopay debacle and the 2013 Fonterra recall.
The Government reaction involved five ministers, with the Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, known as the "Minister of Everything" or "Mr Fixit", in charge (he is also responsible for investigating the Novopay debacle).

Minister for Infrastructure (New Zealand)

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He later became Minister of Science and Innovation, and then served as Minister for Finance and Minister for Infrastructure.
The Minister of Infrastructure post was tipped by some media for Steven Joyce but was given to Bill English, who held the position for the first term of the Fifth National Government of New Zealand, and was sworn in on 19 November 2008.

Skycity Auckland

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In May 2013, he signed a deal with casino Skycity Auckland, allowing it to install an additional 230 pokie machines and 40 new gambling tables, in exchange for building a $402 million convention centre.
Describing the benefit for New Zealand, Economic Development Minister, Steven Joyce said the convention centre would add an estimated $90 million a year to the local economy, create 1,000 jobs during construction and 800 jobs once the centre is running.

Bill English

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In a reshuffle, he appointed Steven Joyce to succeed him as Finance Minister, while most ministerial portfolios remained the same.