Jian Yang (politician)
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
for National party list
1961/1962 (age 54–55)|
|Political party||National Party|
Jian Yang (Chinese name: 杨健, Yáng Jiàn) is a Chinese-New Zealand international relations academic, politician and a member of the New Zealand House of Representatives. He is a member of the National Party.
In 1999 Yang joined the University of Auckland as a Senior Lecturer in Political Studies.
Member of Parliament
|Parliament of New Zealand|
Yang was ranked at 36 on the National Party list for the 2011 New Zealand general election. He was the highest ranked new candidate on the list and was seen as a replacement for Pansy Wong, a Chinese MP who had resigned since the last election.
- Profile on National party website
- official parliamentary webpage