This page provides information about the Minister currently responsible for Peke Waihanga - Artificial Limb Service, and also a list of Ministers with responsibilities relevant to the services we provide and the people we help.


The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has overarching responsibility for Peke Waihanga. The Ministers currently responsible for MSD and Peke Waihanga are:

Hon Louise Upston

Minister for Social Development and Employment 

Hon Penny Simmonds

Minister for Disability Issues

Hon Casey Costello

Minister for Seniors


Ministers with other responsibilities relating to the services provided by Peke Waihanga are:

Hon Matt Doocey

Minister for ACC

Hon Dr Shane Reti

Minister of Health