Christopher Luxon

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Christopher Luxon

Luxon in 2022
42nd Prime Minister of New Zealand
Assumed office
27 November 2023
MonarchCharles III
DeputyWinston Peters
Governor-GeneralCindy Kiro
Preceded byChris Hipkins
40th Leader of the Opposition
In office
30 November 2021 – 27 November 2023
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
Chris Hipkins
DeputyNicola Willis
Preceded byJudith Collins
Succeeded byChris Hipkins
15th Leader of the National Party
Assumed office
30 November 2021
DeputyNicola Willis
Preceded byJudith Collins
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Botany
Assumed office
17 October 2020
Preceded byJami-Lee Ross
Personal details
Born (1970-07-19) 19 July 1970 (age 53)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Political partyNational
Spouse(s)Amanda Luxon
Alma materUniversity of Canterbury (BCom; MCom)
Known forFormer CEO of Air New Zealand
WebsiteOfficial website

Christopher Mark Luxon[1] (born 19 July 1970) is a New Zealand politician and businessman. He is the Prime Minister of New Zealand since 27 November 2023. He is the leader of the New Zealand National Party since 2021. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Botany electorate since 2020. He was the chief executive officer of Air New Zealand[2][3] from 2012 to 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Who is the new National Party leader Christopher Luxon?". Newshub. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  2. "Christopher Luxon". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 10 November 2019. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  3. Block, George (4 November 2019). "National chooses former Air NZ boss Christopher Luxon as Botany MP candidate". Stuff. Archived from the original on 21 August 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2019.