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Tinetti takes education and Verrall takes health in NZ reshuffle

Images: New Zealand Labour Party, [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons


New prime minister announces ministerial changes, with Ayesha Verrall retaining the science and research portfolio

New Zealand has appointed new ministers in two of its key research portfolios.

In a reshuffle on 31 January, prime minister Chris Hipkins filled his own former position of education minister with Jan Tinetti (pictured, left). Tinetti, a former schoolteacher with a master’s degree in education, had been acting in the role since 23 January.

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