Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley has appointed Michael Tull as her Acting Senior Press Secretary.
Mr Tull has been a Press Secretary in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition since May this year. Prior to that time
he was in the Press Gallery for three years as Senior Political Reporter for IRN News.
He has also worked as a radio producer and announcer, television scriptwriter and a writer for magazines and newspapers.
The appointment is for an initial period of three months. Mrs Shipley says she expects to make an announcement about the
future of this position in March next year.