Hon Mark Mitchell

MP for Rodney

In the National-led Government, Mark Mitchell is the Member of Parliament for Rodney and Minister of Defence, Minister for Land Information, and Associate Minister of Justice.

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New Zealand’s Defence Force will receive a $406 million boost in operating funding over four years and $576 million in capital as part of Budget 2017, says Defence Minister Mark Mitchell.
Budget 2017 will provide an extra $46.9 million of operating funding over the next four years for new services to reduce burglary and youth offending, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell say.
Defence Minister Mark Mitchell will tomorrow travel to Copenhagen to attend the Defeat-ISIS Defence Ministerial Meeting. The meeting will be on 9 May and is Mr Mitchell’s first international engagement as Defence Minister.