Hon Michael Woodhouse

List MP based in Dunedin

In the National-led Government, List MP Michael Woodhouse is Minister of Immigration, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, and Minister for ACC.

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Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner have today announced three new initiatives to make it easier for Chinese visitors to come to New Zealand.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say hundreds will benefit from a new major trauma policy which will see patients taken to the most appropriate hospital more quickly.
ACC is increasing its investment in the RugbySmart programme to $7 million over the next four years with the aim of reducing injuries in our national sport, says ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse.
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has today announced new measures to stop employers who breach immigration and employment law from recruiting migrant workers. “Migrant workers make a valuable contribution to our workforce and have the same rights as any other worker,” Mr Woodhouse says.
A government-funded trial of an Air Desk that will centralise the handling of the country’s emergency air ambulance callouts is to commence today.
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal workers under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are also employing more New Zealanders.