Anna Lorck is a New Zealand politician. She is a member of the New Zealand Labour Party and was elected to the New Zealand House of Representatives at the 2020 general election as the MP for Tukituki.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Anna Louise Lorck grew up in Waipukurau and trained as a journalist. Before entering parliament, she owned a public relations company. Before standing as a Labour Party candidate, Lorck, who had vocally opposed Labour sacking the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (DHB), volunteered to phone canvass to motivate voter turnout for two hours for the National Party. She was never a member of the party.
In 2019 Lorck was elected to the Hawke’s Bay DHB, as the highest polling new candidate. She served as part of the governance of the region’s response to COVID-19. Lorck advocates for a local cardiology centre which cost $15 million to enable life-saving surgery locally.
Anna Lorck though, a Hastings businesswoman, stood as a candidate in the Tukituki electorate for the Labour Party in the 2014 election and did not stand on the Labour list. As a first-time candidate, she made significant progress into the margin against incumbent Craig Foss, and announced she would stand again in the 2017 election.
Lorck was ranked 46 on the Labour party list. During a tightly fought contest, in July 2017 a complaint by a right-wing blogger, was made against Lorck to the Advertising Standards Authority over her billboard wording of “Your Local MP”. Lorck responded by stating the intention of the message was to convey that she lived in the Tukituki electorate while National candidate Lawrence Yule lived in neighboring Napier.
The majority but was not elected, nor ranked high enough on the Labour list to be elected to Parliament. At the 2020 general election, Lorck was selected as the Labour candidate for Tukituki for the third time. She was given the Labour Party’s endorsement to run a local MP campaign and consequently was not on the party list. This time she unseated Yule by a margin of 1590 votes, returning the electorate to Labour for the first time since 2002.
In August 2022, a former senior staffer within the New Zealand Parliament alleged that Anna Lorck had bullied her and that Lorck had been through three executive assistants in a year and a half. In September 2022, a second former staffer made allegations of bullying including “persistent scolding” against Lorck. In response to media coverage, Lorck confirmed that she was undergoing leadership training and claimed that she had never received complaints of bullying from the staffer during their employment period.
Anna Lorck net worth
What is Anna Lorck’s net worth? Anna Lorck net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a politician and former journalist. Anna Lorck’s salary per month as an MP with other career earnings is over $300,000 dollars annually. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in New Zealand. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. Anna Lorck stand stands an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.