Hon Paul Goldsmith

Paul Goldsmith is the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Minister of Justice, Minister for State Owned Enterprises, and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations.

Born in Mt Eden and having attended Auckland Grammar School, Paul lives with his wife and their four children in the Epsom electorate. First elected off the National Party list in 2011, Paul served as the Chair of the Parliamentary Finance and Expenditure Select Committee. He held several Ministerial roles in the Fifth National Government.

Before entering Parliament, Paul was a historian and biographer publishing numerous books.