MP for Papakura
Judith Collins is the National MP for Papakura and was a government minister under John Key and Bill English.
Born in Hamilton, Judith worked as a commercial lawyer prior to entering politics, including running her own practice for a decade. She entered Parliament in the 2002 election, and was promoted to Cabinet when National came into government in 2008 where her initial responsibilities were Police, Corrections and Veterans' Affairs.
Judith and her husband David have one son.