Helen Colebrook

Sector Manager, Parliamentary Group.

Phone +6421 222 8607, email

Helen Colebrook Helen joined the Office in December 2017.  She is responsible for the Ministry of Defence, the New Zealand Defence Force, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the New Zealand Customs Service, and a number of agencies in the arts, culture, heritage, sports, and broadcasting sectors.

Before joining the Office, Helen held management and advisory roles in the Ministry of Health. Helen has previously held senior policy, investigation, and law reform roles at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, the Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner, and the Law Commission.

Sector and audit responsibilities

  • Broadcasting Standards Authority
  • Freeview Limited
  • Kordia Group Limited
  • NZ On Air
  • Radio NZ Limited - (Crown Entity)
  • Television New Zealand Limited
  • Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New Zealand)
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Drug Free Sport NZ
  • Heritage New Zealand
  • Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • National Pacific Radio Trust
  • New Zealand Antarctic Institute
  • New Zealand Customs Service
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • New Zealand Film Commission
  • New Zealand Lotteries Commission
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Office of Film and Literature Classification
  • Pacific Cooperation Foundation
  • Sport New Zealand

Page last updated: 12 January 2018

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