Robertson new Racing Minister

For the second term in succession, the Deputy Prime Minister will also be the Minister for Racing in New Zealand. 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed the ministerial positions for the new Government, with Grant Robertson being promoted to Deputy Prime Minister.

In addition to Deputy PM duties, Robertson will continue to serve as Finance Minister and also focus on infrastructure, sport and recreation and racing.

Robertson replaces Winston Peters, who played a key role in ensuring the racing industry received a $72.5 million COVID-19 emergency support package in May, a lifeline for the industry and its 15,000 full-time employees.

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