Follow-Up Report on Fracking Presented

by Desk Editor on Friday, July 25, 2014 — 1:41 PM

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment presents follow-up report on fracking. Transport & Industrial Relations Committee hears submissions on Health & Safety Reform Bill.

MH17 & Gaza Motions + Privilege Debate

by Desk Editor on Friday, July 25, 2014 — 11:39 AM

Maori Language Week marked. Motions on MH17 & Gaza. Questions on Housing. Parliamentary privilege debated. Gerry Brownlee & Claudette Hauiti left red-faced.

Maori Party Founders Say Goodbye

by Editor on Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 6:25 PM

Two major Maori MPs gave there farewell speeches to Parliament today outlining their history, experiences, triumphs and regrets. [click to continue…]

Questions and Answers – July 24

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 5:23 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Inflation—Government Measures to Address 1. Hon PHIL HEATLEY (National—Whangarei) to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help control inflation for New Zealand families?

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Brownlee’s Airport Antics Questioned

by Desk Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 4:46 PM)

Questions over OCR, Claudette Hauiti & Gerry Brownlee’s airport antics. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright delivers follow-up report on fracking.

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Budget Legislation To Be Completed Next Week

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 2:17 PM)

The programme for Parliament’s last week has been mapped out by Acting Leader of the House Chris Finlayson.

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Te Reo And Valedictories

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 1:05 PM)

After Question Time today, MPs are scheduled to debate the first reading of the Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill.

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Two Treaty Settlements Pass

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 12:58 PM)

Two treaty settlement bills including one covering some of the worst breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi were passed into law today.

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Questions For Oral Answer July 24

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 12:11 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Hon PHIL HEATLEY to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help control inflation for New Zealand families?

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House To Sit For Treaty Bills

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 10:14 PM)

Parliament will sit from 9am on Thursday to pass treaty settlement bills.

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Paid Parental Leave Bill Runs Out Of Time

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 10:01 PM)

The House rose just before 10pm interrupting debate on parental leave legislation.

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Valedictories Speeches Heavy On Party Loyalty

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 6:55 PM)

Retiring MPs began their valedictory speech this afternoon with a number of National MPs saying farewell.

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Questions and Answers – July 23

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 5:54 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Prime Minister—Statements on Regional Development 1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements on regional development; if so, is the real median weekly income for all people in the Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay region, according to the New Zealand Income Survey, higher or […]

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Insults Fly Back & Forth in Question Time

by Desk Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 4:37 PM)

Insults fly back and forth in question time. Parliamentary privileges and Privileges Committee reports debated.

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Petitions And Papers

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 2:09 PM)

Three petitions requesting the House to urge the Government to connect three communities to the fibre broadband network were presented when the House resumed at 2pm.

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Valedictories To Begin

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 12:35 PM)

Retiring MPs will begin giving their valedictory speeches this afternoon.

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Privilege Bill Makes Progress

by Editor (Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 12:24 PM)

A bill partially codifying parliamentary privilege has made progress in Parliament.

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