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Pansy Wong, MP and accountant

Pansy Wong, MP and accountant

Prominent accountants in New Zealand include Pansy Wong, the first Asian member of the New Zealand Parliament. Ms Wong was born in China and gained her accountancy qualifications at Canterbury University. She speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghaiese, and was appointed to several ministerial positions in the 2008 National government.

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Philip Colquhoun, 'Accountancy - Developments in accounting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2019)

Story by Philip Colquhoun, published 11 Mar 2010