Andy Foster

List MP - Wellington

As one of New Zealand’s most experienced local government politicians, Andy brings an exceptional level of professional and governance experience to the New Zealand First team. A former Wellington Mayor, Andy has also served on various boards, and prior to this had a background in investment finance, taught economics and was a Parliamentary researcher.

Andy is recognised for his leadership in transport, urban planning, and finance. He spearheaded the world leading restoration of Wellington’s natural environment and is well known for his long-term involvement in Zealandia eco-sanctuary.

Andy believes that as a centrist party, New Zealand First plays a unique role in moderating extreme policies in a system which currently has few checks and balances. Firmly focussed on what is good for New Zealand and New Zealanders, Andy is committed to being a part of the team to take back our country.