Dr.David Clark (New Zealand politician)Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Education Salary And Networth

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Dr.David Clark Biography-Wikipedia

Born on 5 January 1973 as David Scott Clark Dr.David Clark is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Dunedin North. He is the Minister for Health. Previously he has been Opposition Spokesperson for Small Business and Economic Development.

Clark grew up in Beachlands, just south of Auckland, and was schooled in Auckland. mHe studied at Saint Kentigern College and spent his last year on a school exchange in Germany, immersing himself in the German language.

Ordained in 1997, Clark is a Presbyterian minister He worked as the Assistant Minister at St Lukes Presbyterian Church in Auckland. He was the celebrant at the civil union of MP Grant Robertson. Clark later returned to the University of Otago and completed a PhD on the work of German/New Zealand refugee and existentialist thinker Helmut Herbert Hermann Rex

He has also worked as a Treasury analyst and the warden of Selwyn College at the University of Otago. Before his election to Parliament, Clark served as deputy chair of the Otago Community Trust.

Dr.David Clark Age|Birtday|Date Of Birth

Born in January 5, 1973, he is 57 years of age as of 2020.

Dr.David Clark Height

He stands at a fair height and has a fair body weight to match his height.

Dr.David Clark Education

In 1991, Clark moved to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago. He initially studied medicine but abandoned that in favour of pursuing degrees in theology and philosophy. Clark also studied theology and philosophy at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen..

Dr.David Clark Wife|Family

Dr.Clark is married to Katrina, and they have three children. His brother, Ben, stood for Labour in the North Shore at the 2011 election, placing second behind Maggie Barry. During his university years, Clark was a competitive cyclist and has twice completed the New Zealand Ironman.

Dr.David Clark Demoted

New Zealand’s health minister has been demoted after going to the beach with his family while the nation was in the first few days of lockdown.

David Clark drove his family 20km (12 miles) from their home in Dunedin to Doctor’s Point Beach for a walk during the first weekend of the country’s national lockdown, which began on March 23, he said in a statement.

He said on Tuesday that it “was a clear breach of the lockdown principles of staying local and not driving long distances to reach recreation sports.”
“I’ve let the team down. I’ve been an idiot, and I understand why people will be angry with me,” Clark said.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday that Clark had offered his resignation.
“Under normal circumstances, I would sack the minister. What he did was wrong and there are no excuses,” Ardern said at a news conference.
However, he will maintain his role as health minister while the country continues to battle the pandemic, she said, adding: “But he broke the rules, and he does need to pay a price.”
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Ardern added that Clark would be stripped of his role as associate finance minister and be demoted to the bottom of the Cabinet’s rankings.
She said that her priority was to fight coronavirus in the country and that it could not afford a “massive disruption in the health sector.”
New Zealand has a much lower death toll than the rest of the world.
The country has had 1,160 reports of coronavirus cases so far, and one person has died, according to the most recent figures from Johns Hopkins University.

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