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Canterbury sheep and beef farmer, David Carter is an experienced politician who has been involved in farming for 30 years.
David was appointed Minister for Primary Industries following the 2011 General Election and Minister of Local Government in early 2012.More >>
Importance of agriculture
David recognises the importance of agriculture to New Zealand’s economy and understands first-hand how government decision-making affects rural New Zealand.
And, he is not alone – a quarter of National MPs have either a background in farming or represent strong rural electorates.
Find out more about the Primary Industries and Local Government portfolios in the news section of this website.
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