About Moana Mackey


moanaAbout Moana Mackey – Moana is a Labour Party Member of Parliament and her party’s spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Change, Science, and Associate health spokesperson with responsibility for environmental health and health research.

Moana lives in Gisborne where she grew up and is of Ngati Porou descent.

Moana graduated from Victoria University with a first class honours degree in biochemistry and molecular biology and is a unashamed science geek.

Prior to entering Parliament Moana was team leader of an environmental laboratory specialising in persistent organic pollutants, in particular dioxins and PCBs.