Hunt, Jonathan

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Hunt, Jonathan Gender: M
born on 2 December 1939 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 41s13, 174e55
Timezone NZST h12e (is half hour DST)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 08°29' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°31 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°48'


New Zealand politician, Speaker of the House of Representatives. A former educator, Hunt was teacher at Kelston Boys High School in Auckland 1961-66 and tutor in History at the University 1964-66. From 1966 to 1996 he was MP for New Lynn, after which he was List MP. Serving in various offices, he was then Minister of

Broadcasting, 1984-87; Postmaster General, 1987-90; Leader of the House of Representatives, 1989; appointed member of the Privy Council, 1988-89; Minister of Tourism; of Broadcasting; of Housing; Senior Opposition Whip, 1990-96l Shadow Leader of the House of Representatives, 1997; Shadow Leader of the House; Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs and Advisor to the Leader of the Labour Party; Chair of the Regulations Review Select Committee; Deputy Chairman of the Privileges Committee; Chairman of the Parliamentary Service; Commission Chairman of the Offices of Parliament Select Committee; Chairman of the Business Committee and Elected as Speaker of the House of

Representatives in 1999.


  • Work : New Career 1961 (Teaching at Kelston Boys H.S.)
  • Work : New Career 1961 (Tutored in history for the University, two years)
  • Work : New Career 1966 (Member of Parliament, representative of New Lynn, 30 years)
  • Work : New Job 1984 (Minister of Broadcasting, three years)
  • Work : New Job 1987 (Postmaster General, three years)
  • Work : New Job 1988 (Member of the Privy Council, one year)
  • Work : New Job 1989 (Leader of the House of Representatives)
  • Work : New Job 1990 (Senior Opposition Whip)
  • Work : New Job 1999 (Speaker of the House of Representatives)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Garth Carpenter in his "Aspects of Astrology," from Hunt personally.


  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (15 years in Parliament)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Boys high school, university tutor)
  • Vocation : Politics : Postal service (Postmaster General)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Numerous House positions, M.P.)