Hon Hekia Parata

List MP

In the National-led Government, National List MP Hekia Parata is Minister of Education.
Her Education portfolio includes responsibility for the Education Review Office.

Education Minister Hekia Parata will represent New Zealand at the state funeral of former President Shimon Peres in Israel on Friday.
Shalom. Tēnā koutou katoa and warm greetings from across the Pacific.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says her meetings with education experts and leaders in the United States confirmed that New Zealand’s education system is a world-leader in preparing young people for the 21st century.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Education Minister Hekia Parata have today announced the release of a new Youth Guarantee Secondary-Tertiary pilot programme, DualPathways.