15 Facts About Andrew Bayly

1.

Andrew Henry Bayly was born on 1962 and is a New Zealand politician who was elected to the New Zealand Parliament at the 2014 general election as the MP for Hunua and a representative of the New Zealand National Party.

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2.

Andrew Bayly is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management, the NZ Chartered Institute of Corporate Management and the UK Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

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3.

Andrew Bayly is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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4.

Andrew Bayly was an officer in the New Zealand Army Territorials and served in the British Parachute Regiment.

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5.

Andrew Bayly had a long career in adventure racing, including competing in three Coast-to-Coast events, marathons and Ironman events.

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6.

However, Andrew Bayly disputed Lawrence's claim that he could ride his camels up to 80 to 120 miles a day.

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7.

Andrew Bayly worked as a merchant banker, founding the Cranleigh firm with his brother Paul, where he offered corporate advisory and capital markets advice to a range of government entities, local authorities and corporate clients.

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8.

Andrew Bayly was a director of numerous companies, the chair of the board of New Zealand Financial Planning and a trustee of the Enterprise Franklin Development Trust, the economic development arm of the Franklin Council.

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9.

Andrew Bayly is a former director of Envirofert, an organic compost product company that received the prestigious “Green Ribbon Award” in 2010 for making an outstanding contribution to protecting the environment.

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10.

Andrew Bayly had the fourth highest majority of all electorate seats in New Zealand.

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11.

In September 2016, Andrew Bayly introduced a private member's bill to Parliament that would give landlords more power to test and remedy their rental properties of dangerous levels of methamphetamine contamination.

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12.

In September 2019, Andrew Bayly was ejected from Parliament for attempting to disrupt Parliamentary proceedings by asking several questions about the Ihumatao dispute's implications for treaty settlements in New Zealand.

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13.

Andrew Bayly contested Port Waikato and was re-elected by a margin of 4,313 votes.

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14.

Andrew Bayly has been a member of Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee since 2014 and is co-chairperson of the New Zealand - Middle East and Africa Parliamentary Friendship Group.

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15.

Andrew Bayly established the cross-party Parliament Antarctic Group in 2020 and is currently its co-chair.

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