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Chester Borrows

Chester Borrows

Former MP for Whanganui

Chester was born and raised in Nelson where he began his career as a police officer. His role soon saw him relocate to Wellington, Auckland and even Patea.

In 2002 Chester graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Laws and was admitted to the bar before working as a lawyer in Hawera.

Chester was elected MP for Whanganui in 2005 and in 2014 became deputy speaker of the house.

In 2017 Chester decided he would not stand for re-election.

Chester and his wife Ella live in Hawera and have three children.

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