13 March 1998
Wellington, New Zealand
|Alma mater||Victoria University of Wellington|
Teri O'Neill is a New Zealand politician who is a councillor for the Wellington City Council Eastern Ward under a New Zealand Labour Party ticket. In 2017, she became chair person of Vic Labour and in 2019, became a Wellington City Council councillor under Eastern Ward with 2,749 votes.
She studied Law and Politics at Victoria University of Wellington.
Teri O'Neill started and presented the parliamentary petition to ban gay conversion therapy with Young Greens of Aotearoa New Zealand co-convener Max Tweedie. This petition reached over 10,000 signatures. A bill to prohibit conversion therapy was introduced to Parliament in October 2018. It foresees 6–12 months imprisonment and a fine of between $5000 and $10,000 New Zealand dollars for offenders.
- 'They're not broken' – MP proposes law to ban conversion therapy
- Prohibition of Conversion Therapy Bill
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