TV show sub navigation

Godfrey Rudolph

Green Party

This is the first foray into national politics for Godfrey Rudolph (Ngāpuhi, Ngati Korokoro, Te Wharara, Te Pouka), who is a trained secondary school teacher, a former humanitarian in the New Zealand Defence Force and a small business owner. 

This year he’ll be running against Labour deputy leader and sitting Te Tai Tokerou MP Kelvin Davis and Mana Party leader Hone Harawira.  Rudolph will be the very first candidate the Greens have stood in the Te Tai Tokerau electorate.

Godfrey has previously been involved in local politics, having stood for a local board in Auckland.

He is bilingual, speaking both Māori and English and his work as a secondary school teacher of te reo has instilled a strong belief that all New Zealanders have the right to a good education.

Godfrey is a devoted father and husband.

Other candidates in: Te Tai Tokerau

  • Hone Harawira (MANA)
  • Kelvin Davis (Labour Party)
    Kelvin Davis (Labour Party)
  • Maki Herbert (Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party)
    Maki Herbert (Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party)

More: Godfrey Rudolph

News

Green Party determined to end poverty

By Tema Hemi

Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson launched their campaign to put the heart back into our social support system. It is an initiative that will see communities working together to reduce poverty in our country. 
 

News

General roll grows more than Māori roll in electoral option

More than twenty-three thousand Māori have changed rolls or enrolled to vote during this Māori electoral option. The results, released today, will be used by Statistics New Zealand to calculate the number of Māori and general electorates for the next two elections

Show more results

Te Kāea on Facebook

Twitter