Hon Paula Bennett

MP for Upper Harbour

In the National-led Government, MP for Upper Harbour Paula Bennett is Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Climate Change Issues, Police, State Services, Tourism and Women.

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says China and New Zealand have experience and expertise to share about responding to climate change. Mrs Bennett today met with China’s top official for climate change, Mr Zhang Yong, Vice Chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, at Premier House in Wellington.
Communities around New Zealand are continuing to benefit from steady growth in international visitor spending, which reached $10.1 billion in the year to December, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.
Emitters are now on their way to paying the full cost of their carbon emissions in New Zealand, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett. “As part of our ongoing work programme to reduce domestic emissions we have started the three-year phase out of the one-for-two emissions trading scheme subsidy,” says Mrs Bennett.