Geoff Thompson (politician)

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Geoffrey "Geoff" William Fleetwood Thompson CNZM (born 1940) is a former New Zealand politician of the National Party.

Member of Parliament

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1978–1981 39th Horowhenua National
1981–1984 40th Horowhenua National

Thompson represented the Horowhenua electorate in the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1978 to 1984.[1] He was a parliamentary under-secretary between 1981 and 1984.[2]

After Parliament

Thompson was awarded the New Zealand 1990 Commemoration Medal for services to New Zealand.[3] He was a lawyer on the Kapiti Coast.

He served as the National Party president from 1994 to 1998. In the 1999 New Year Honours he was appointed a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to politics.[4]


  1. ^ Wilson & Wood
  2. ^ see Wilson for the various posts he held
  3. ^ Taylor, p.365
  4. ^ New Year Honours List 1999. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 12 July 2013.


  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
  • Wood, G. Anthony, ed. (1996). Ministers and Members: In the New Zealand Parliament. Dunedin: Otago University Press. 
  • Honoured by the Queen-New Zealand: 1953 to 1993 by Alister Taylor (1994, Who's Who Aotearoa, Auckland)
New Zealand Parliament
New constituency Member of Parliament for Horowhenua
Succeeded by
Annette King
Party political offices
Preceded by
Lindsay Tisch
President of the National Party
Succeeded by
John Slater

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