Jenny Marcroft

List MP - Kaipara ki Mahurangi

Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister for Media and Communications

Jenny Marcroft served as a Member of Parliament in the New Zealand First caucus from 2017-2020, and will represent the Party as the candidate for Kaipara ki Mahurangi.

Along with a 30-year career in radio and television, Jenny brings experience in health and the environment, including an interest in climate change adaptation.

Jenny worked for a Primary Health Organisation after leaving parliament in 2020, further deepening her knowledge of the health sector. Additionally, she went back into media part-time in the Mediaworks newsroom and most recently, worked in the Auckland Mayor’s office as part of his transition team.

After growing up in Rotorua, Jenny has spent the last 20 years in the Rodney district, and is now based in Matakana.

As a political centrist, Jenny’s values align with New Zealand First. She values a common sense approach to policy and is driven by a strong sense of service to New Zealand.