I was elected as the Member of Parliament for Rangitikei in the 2011 election. My entry into Parliament follows a nine year career in local politics as Mayor of the Manawatu District, as well as careers in agriculture and business.
My experience includes directorships in FMG and as Chair of Farmers Mutual Finance, and Special Olympics New Zealand.
I have three adult children, Diana, Cameron and Angus, and six grandchildren. I am married to Sue, and together we run the family farming business on the edge of the Rangitikei River.
I have particular interests in sustainable agriculture, including the protection of our soil and water for future generations, and sustainable economic development for rural communities.
I am a member of the Law and Order and Chair of Primary Production select committees.
Please do not hesitate to make contact with my Wellington office:
Parliament Buildings, Private Bag 18041, Wellington 6160, 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 04 817 8394 Ainslie.firstname.lastname@example.org
As the MP for Rangitikei, I am looking forward to representing and serving the people of the Rangitikei’s many communities. It is my intention to spend as much time in the electorate as possible and to that end have kept the three electorate offices in Marton, Feilding and Taumarunui. So if you are local and have any issues that arise that you need help with please make contact:
47 Manchester Street, Feilding 4702, open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm - 06 323 7253
13 High Street Marton 4710, open on Tuesday's 9.30am-4.00pm – 06 327 6904
1/101 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, open Monday 9.30am to 2.30pm and Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm – 07 896 8008
Ian and Sue
The Team at Feilding Saleyards – Back from left: Suze, Norma & Sue. Front: Ainslie, Ian, Jacky & Kay.