Sue Kedgley has been a Green Party MP since 1999.
She has been a safe food campaigner for many years and was a founder of the Safe Food Campaign in New Zealand and the National Food Safety Network. She helped secure the Green budget bid for a $3 million dollar Nutrition Fund for schools and is working closely with the Minister of Health on the Food & Nutrition Guidelines for Schools.
She has an MA (Hons) in Political Science, and is the author or co-author of seven books, the most recent one entitled ‘Eating Safely in a Toxic World’.
She was a Wellington City Councillor for 7 years, a TV reporter/director/producer for 8 years, and worked for 8 years in the United Nations Secretariat, promoting women's issues and organising international conferences.