Joseph Mooney MP New Zealand / NAT


Joseph Mooney MP is the MP for Southland and Chair of the Social Services and Communities Select
Committee. Joseph is a member of the Regulations Review Select Committee.
Before being elected the MP for Southland, Joseph was a senior trial lawyer, affiliated to the
Southland Branch Council of the New Zealand Law Society.  He was appointed to the Crown
Prosecution Panel for the Invercargill Crown Solicitor by the Deputy Solicitor General in 2017. He was
a Youth Advocate appointed by the Court.
Joseph has been an Army reservist and volunteer firefighter and in his spare time he likes to ski,
mountain bike, and spend time with his family.  He lives in Queenstown with his wife and three

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