VIDEO: Adjournment Debate 2014 Highlights

by Desk Editor on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 — 3:40 PM

Highlights from the New Zealand House of Representatives’ 2014 adjournment debate (10-12-14)

PODCAST: Extended Wrap of Final Week

by Desk Editor on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 — 3:05 PM

An extended wrap-up of the final sitting week for 2014, including adjournment debate highlights and a spotlight on the parliamentary prayer.

Final Shots Traded as Parliament Rises

by Desk Editor on Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 2:49 PM

Final sitting week for 2014 sees questions about income inequality, the economy, and dairy prices. Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation passes, along with two treaty settlement bills.

2014 Adjournment Debate Highlights

by Desk Editor (Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 2:37 PM)

Highlights from Parliament’s 2014 Adjournment Debate.

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House Adjourns For Summer

by Editor (Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 1:59 AM)

Parliament has risen for the summer break with the Adjournment Motion agreed just after 5pm on Wednesday.

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Questions And Answers – December 11

by Editor (Thursday, December 11, 2014 — 1:55 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Inequality—OECD Report 1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister: Does he agree with the OECD that “when income inequality rises, economic growth falls”? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): No, it is not that simple, because there are a number of factors that contribute to economic growth.

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Focus on Economy in Last Question Time

by Desk Editor (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 4:08 PM)

Final question time of the year dominated by questions about the economy. Two treaty settlement bills pass their final readings.

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Reports And Papers

by Editor (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 2:22 PM)

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a number of reports were presented.

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The Final Hours Approach

by Editor (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 12:30 PM)

MPs will begin the last few hours of the Parliamentary year with the final Question Time for 2015 at 2pm.

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Last Sitting Day Begins With Treaty Bills

by Editor (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 9:09 AM)

The House resumed under Extended Hour provisions at 9 am.

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New Spy Laws Pass, Progress Made On Treaty Bills

by Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 9:57 PM)

New terrorism surveillance laws have passed under Urgency this evening.

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Questions About Climate Change + More

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 4:53 PM)

Government faces questions about climate change. Questions also about the handling of former CERA boss Roger Sutton’s resignation. Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga questioned about two of his portfolios.

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Questions and Answers – December 9

by Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 4:52 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Financial Systems—Stability 1. JONO NAYLOR (National) to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received about the stability of New Zealand’s financial system?

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Terrorism Surveillance Laws Complete Second Reading

by Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 4:28 PM)

Terrorism surveillance laws have completed their second reading and are set to pass into law later tonight under Urgency rules.

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PODCAST: The Week in Review

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 4:06 PM)

A 30-minute wrap of the preceding week in Parliament.

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Petitions And Reports

by Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 2:16 PM)

This included the: New Zealand Treaty Series, World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement, together with National Interest Analysis and the statement of intent of Solid Energy .

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Questions For Oral Answer December 9

by Editor (Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 11:40 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. JONO NAYLOR to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received about the stability of New Zealand’s financial system?

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