DUNCAN GARNER: How many houses do our MPs own?

07/05/2015

Our MPs collectively own hundreds of houses. More than the last time we looked.

Here is the official list – they come from all parties – no wonder few of them want to bring in capital gains taxes and the like.

Have a look; I’ve only included those with 2 properties or more.


Hon Amy Adams (National, Selwyn)

Real property:
Farm property (owned by trust), Aylesbury
Bare land (owned by trust), Darfield
Bare land (owned by trust), Te Kauwhata
Commercial property (owned by trust), Templeton
Commercial property (owned by trust), Temuka
Residential property (owned by trust), Riccarton, Christchurch
Vacant section (owned by trust), Cromwell

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi (National, List)

Real property:
Family home (owned by Bakshi Family Trust), Auckland
Investment properties (x2, owned by Kautha Trust), Auckland
Investment property (jointly held, in partnership), Auckland
Investment property (owned by BAKSHI Superannuation Scheme), Auckland

Hon Maggie Barry (National, North Shore)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Stanley Point, Auckland
Half share of an apartment (owned by trust), Wellington

Andrew Bayly (National, Hunua) 

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Karaka
Farm (owned by trust), Tuakau
Subdivision, Bombay, Auckland

David Bennett (National, Hamilton East)

Real property:
Dairy farms (x3), Te Awamutu
Residential property, Hamilton

Hon Paula Bennett (National, Upper Harbour)

Real property:
Townhouse, Mt Eden, Auckland
House, Ōrātia, Auckland
House, Sunnyvale, Auckland

Hon Chester Borrows (National, Whanganui)

Real property:
Family home (owned by specified trust), Hāwera
Apartment (owned by specified trust), Wellington

Hon Simon Bridges (National, Tauranga)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Matua, Tauranga
Apartment (in St Catherines Superannuation Scheme), Parnell, Auckland
Apartment (in St Catherines Superannuation Scheme), Central Wellington

Hon Gerry Brownlee (National, Ilam)

Real property:
Property (section), Havelock, Marlborough
Commercial property (storage facility, beneficial interest), Havelock, Marlborough
Residential property (beneficial interest), Marlborough Sounds
Residential properties, Ilam, Christchurch
Residential property, Bryndwr, Christchurch
Residential property, Fendalton, Christchurch

Rt Hon David Carter (National, List)

Real property:
Farm property, Banks Peninsula
Farm property, North Canterbury
House, Marlborough Sounds
Apartment, Wellington

Dr David Clark (Labour, Dunedin North)

Real property:
Family home (owned by Clearwater Trust), Opoho, Dunedin
Holiday home (owned jointly by Richard Clark Family Trust and Faye Clark Family Trust), Alexandra
Holiday home (owned jointly by Richard Clark Family Trust and Faye Clark
Family Trust), Tairua

David Clendon (Green, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Kerikeri
Bush block (jointly owned), Oruru, Northland

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman (National, Northcote)

Real property:
Residential property (owned by trust), North Shore, Auckland
Apartment (owned by trust), Wellington
House (owned by trust), Rodney

Hon Judith Collins (National, Papakura)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trusts), Auckland
Beach property (owned by trusts), Auckland
Commercial and residential property (owned by superannuation scheme), Wellington
Residential property (owned by superannuation scheme), Nelson

Jacqui Dean (National, Waitaki)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Ōāmaru
Rented property (owned by superannuation scheme), Ōāmaru
Holiday home (jointly owned), Moeraki
Commercial office (owned by trust), Ōāmaru
Commercial office/flat (owned by trust), Ōāmaru
Apartment (owned by superannuation scheme), Wellington

Catherine Delahunty (Green, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Thames, Coromandel
Flat (jointly owned), Point Chevalier, Auckland

Matt Doocey (National, Waimakariri)

Real property:
Family home, Redwood, Christchurch
Private home (owned by trust), Merivale, Christchurch

Hon Peter Dunne (United Future, Ōhāriu)

Real property:
Residential home (jointly owned), Khandallah, Wellington
Holiday home (jointly owned), Taupō

Hon Ruth Dyson (Labour, Port Hills)

Real property:
Family home, Christchurch
Cottage, Akaroa

Hon Bill English (National, List)

Real property:
Family home, Dipton
Farm (owned by Resolution Farms Limited), Dipton

Hon Craig Foss (National, Tukituki)

Real property:
House, Waimārama
House, Aramoana
House, Havelock North
Apartment, Wellington

Hon Phil Goff (Labour, Mt Roskill)<

Real property:
Family home and farm property (jointly owned), Auckland
House (jointly owned), Mt Roskill
Holiday bach (jointly owned), Ōrere Point

Hon Paul Goldsmith (National, List)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Remuera
House (half share), Waitakere Ranges

Hon Jo Goodhew (National, Rangitata)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Timaru
Title to one week timeshare (jointly owned), Wānaka
Rental property (jointly owned), Timaru
Apartment (owned by Aronui Superannuation Scheme), Wellington

Dr Kennedy Graham (Green, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Waiheke
House, used as short-term rental and premises for educational trust (jointly owned), Waiheke

Hon Tim Groser (National, List)

Real property:
Apartment, Thorndon, Wellington
Apartment, Auckland CBD
Hotel room, Auckland CBD
House (home), Titirangi, Auckland
Bare section

Hon Nathan Guy (National, Ōtaki)

Real property:
Farmland, dwellings (x4) and buildings (owned by trusts), north of Levin
Family home (owned by trust), north of Levin
Bare section (jointly owned), Waitarere Beach
Rental Property (owned by trust), Waitarere Beach
Rental Property (owned by trust), Waikanae Beach
House (owned by trust), Thorndon, Wellington
Interests in commercial properties (x2) through Roof Above Head Superannuation Scheme’s investment in Te Waiiti Limited, Whangarei and Hastings

Kevin Hague (Green, List)

Real property:
Family home, near Rutherglen, Greymouth
Family home (owned by trust), Hillcrest, Hamilton
Family house (owned by trust), Hāhei, Coromandel
Look-through company property, Onetangi, Waiheke Island

Chris Hipkins (Labour, Rimutaka)

Real property:
Residential property (owened by family trust), Trentham, Upper Hutt
Residential property (owned by superannuation trust), Raumati South, Paraparaumu
Residential property, Raumati South, Paraparaumu

Rt Hon John Key (National, Helensville)

Real property:
Family home, Parnell, Auckland
Office, Huapai, Auckland
Holiday home, Omaha, Rodney
Holiday home, Maui, United States of America
Apartment, London, England

Tutehounuku (Nuk) Korako (National, List)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Rāpaki, Lyttelton Harbour
Rental property (owned by trust), Christchurch
Apartment (owned by trust), Wellington
Interests in blocks of Māori land in Stewart Island, Southland, Otago, West Coast, Marlborough, and Wairarapa
Vacant residential sections (x2), Lyttelton

Barbara Kuriger (National, Taranaki-King Country)

Real property:
Family home (owned by LS & BJ Kuriger Family Trusts Partnership), New Plymouth
Second family home for electorate business (owned by LS & BJ Kuriger Family Trusts Partnership), Te Awamutu
Dairy farm (owned by Shortland Farm Limited Partnership), Ōpunake
Dairy farm (owned by Shortland Farm No 2 Limited Partnership), Ōpunake
Dairy farm grazing unit (joint leasehold), Ōpunake
Apartment for electorate and parliamentary business

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga (National, Maungakiekie)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Onehunga
Apartment (owned by superannuation scheme), Wellington Central

Hon Nanaia Mahuta (Labour, Hauraki-Waikato)

Real property:
Family home, Ngāruawāhia
Rental property, Hamilton

Hon Trevor Mallard (Labour, Hutt South)

Real property:
Home, Wainuiōmata
Rental property (jointly owned), Dunedin

Ron Mark (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Carterton, Wairarapa
Leasehold property, McLeans Island, Christchurch
Numerous blocks of Māori land in Te Waipounamou, Tākitimu, Aotea, Waiariki, and Tairāwhiti

Mojo Mathers (Green, List)

Real property:
Holiday home, Peel Forest Village
Lamledra house (owned by trust), Gorran Haven, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Hon Todd McClay (National, Rotorua)

Real property:
Family homes (x2, trust and beneficiary), Rotorua
Holiday home (trust and beneficiary), Pukehina
Apartment (trust and beneficiary), Wellington
House (jointly owned), Belgium

Hon Murray McCully (National, East Coast Bays)

Real property:
Holiday home (owned by trust), Whangarei District
Apartment (owned by trust), Wellington
Land (owned by trust), Rodney District
Residential property (joint ownership), Far North District

Ian McKelvie (National, Rangitīkei)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Whareroa, Taupō
Farm land (owned by various entities), Manawatū
Commercial property, Palmerston North
Section, Whareroa, Taupō
Apartment (owned by trust), Wellington

Clayton Mitchell (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Family home, Mt Maunganui
Rental property, Maungatapu

Mark Mitchell (National, Rodney)

Real property:
Family home, Ōrewa, Auckland


Rental property (commercial), Pukekohe, Auckland
Apartment, Thorndon, Wellington

Sue Moroney (Labour, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Waikato
Rental property (jointly owned), Waikato
Apartment (jointly owned), Wellington
Holiday home (jointly owned), Coromandel


Stuart Nash (Labour, Napier)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Napier
Apartments (owned by Ranui Apartments Limited), Rānui, Auckland
Commercial property (owned by Agincourt Investments Limited), Napier

Jono Naylor (National, List)

Real property:

Family home (jointly owned), Roslyn, Palmerston North
Rental property (jointly owned), Roslyn, Palmerston North
Rental property (jointly owned), Kelvin Grove, Palmerston North

Alfred Ngaro (National, List)

Real property:
Rental property, Panmure, Auckland
Family home, Te Atatū, Auckland

Denis O'Rourke (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Home, Christchurch
Apartment, Wellington

Pita Paraone (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Howick, Auckland
Māori land (multiple owners), Ngatihine H2B Block, Bay of Islands

Hon Hekia Parata (National, List)

Real property
Rental house, Tītahi Bay
Family apartment, Wellington CBD
Rental apartment, Wellington CBD
Ngamoe block, Ruatōria, East Coast<

Hon David Parker (Labour, List)

Real property:
Home, Dunedin
Holiday home, Karitane, Otago
Investment property (owned in partnership), Alexandra, Otago

Parmjeet Parmar (National, List)

Real property:
Rental property (jointly owned), Remuera, Auckland
Rental property (jointly owned), Half Moon Bay, Auckland
Commercial property (jointly owned), Mt Wellington, Auckland
Family home (owned by trust), Eastern Beach, Auckland
Rental property (owned by Ninian Holdings Limited), Manurewa, Auckland
Rental property (owned by Nanak Deep Investment Limited), Buckland Beach, Auckland
Commercial and residential property (owned by R P & M Parmar Partnership),
Flat Bush, Auckland

Rt Hon Winston Peters (NZ First, Northland)

Real property:
House, St Marys Bay, Auckland
House, Whananaki South, Northland
Land, Whananaki South, Northland

Richard Prosser (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Ashley, Rangiora
Section (jointly owned), Rangiora

Shane Reti (National, Whangarei)

Real property
Commercial Building, Whangarei
Rental property, Kohimārama, Auckland
Rental property (jointly owned), Whangarei
Residential property (owned by S R & C J Reti Trust Partnership), Whangarei

Jami-Lee Ross (National, Botany)

Real property:
Townhouse, Dannemora, Auckland
House, Dannemora, Auckland
Apartment, Wellington CBD

Adrian Rurawhe (Labour, Te Tai Hauāuru)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Whangaehu
Interests in 26 Māori land blocks in the Aotea district
Interests in 1 Māori land blocks in the Tai Tokerau district
Interests in 2 Māori land blocks in the Tākitimu district
Interests in 11 Māori land blocks in the Te Waipounamu district
Interests in Waipū General Land Block, Rātana Paa

Eugenie Sage (Green, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned through Barcola Limited), Diamond Harbour,
Christchurch
Vacant residential section (jointly owned through Barcola Limited), Beckenham,
Christchurch
Rural land block (jointly owned), Charleston, West Coast

Jenny Salesa (Labour, Manukau East)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Auckland
Rental property (owned by Praescient Limited), Auckland
Two acres of land (owned by 99 year lease), Haveluloto, Tonga


Alastair Scott (National, Wairarapa)

Real property:
Family home, Kelburn, Wellington
Vineyard land (including house and winery buildings), Masterton
Beach property, Ōhope, Whakatāne

David Shearer (Labour, Mt Albert)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Pt Chevalier, Auckland
Rental property (owned by trust), Avondale, Auckland
Jointly owned section and house (owned by trust), Whananaki

Scott Simpson (National, Coromandel)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Thames
Rental property (owned by trust), Remuera, Auckland
Family home (owned by trust), Kuaōtunu, Coromandel
Land (owned by New Chums Trust), Whangapoua, Coromandel
Apartment (jointly owned by trust), Wellington

Su’a William Sio (Labour, Māngere)

Real property:
Family house, Ōtara, Manukau
House, Ōtara, Manukau
Relative’s house, Manuwera, Manukau
House, Māngere Bridge, Manukau

Barbara Stewart (NZ First, List)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Fencourt, Cambridge
Home (owned by RA Peach Estate Family Trust), Ōkiato

Rino Tirikatene (Labour, Te Tai Tonga)

Real property:
Bare section, Rātana Pā
Interests in various South Island Māori land blocks, North Canterbury, West
Coast, South Westland, and Southland

Lindsay Tisch (National, Waikato)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Matamata
Apartment, Wellington
Apartment, Mt Maunganui
Interest in property, Lake Rotoiti

Hon Anne Tolley (National, East Coast)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Whakatāne
House (jointly owned), Gisborne
Shops (x4, jointly owned), Napier
Apartment (in superannuation trust), Wellington
House (owned by Ronnix Family Trust), Napier

Metiria Turei (Green, List)

Real property:
House (jointly owned), Dunedin
Castle (jointly owned), Dunedin


Hon Nicky Wagner (National, Christchurch Central)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Christchurch
Apartment (owned by superannuation scheme), Wellington
Commercial property (jointly owned), Christchurch
Commercial property (jointly owned), Christchurch
Holiday home (owned by trust), Picton

Louisa Wall (Labour, Manurewa)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Manuwera, Auckland
Whānau home (jointly owned), Taupō
Rental property (jointly owned), Tūrangi

Meka Whaitiri (Labour, Ikaroa-Rāwhiti)

Real property:
Family home, Whakatū, Hastings
Land interests in Gisborne, Hastings, and Himatangi

Poto Williams (Labour, Christchurch East)

Real property:
Family home (jointly owned), Massey, Auckland
Blocks of land on Rarotonga and Manihiki Islands, Cook Islands

Hon Maurice Williamson (National, Pakuranga)

Real property
Family home (owned by Rewa Family Trust), Pakuranga
Holiday home (owned by Rewa Family Trust), Pāuanui

Hon Michael Woodhouse (National, List)

Real property:
Family home, Andersons Bay, Dunedin
Holiday home, Cromwell, Central Otago
Apartment, Thorndon, Wellington

Dr Jian Yang (National, List)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), Auckland
Rental property (x3, owned by Jinjan Limited), Auckland

Jonathan Young (National, New Plymouth)

Real property:
Family home (owned by trust), New Plymouth
Rental property (owned by trust), Paihia
Rental property (owned by trust), Auckland
Rental property (owned by trust), Wellington

source: data archive