The House rose shortly after passing a law extending the suspension of elections for Environment Canterbury for another three years.
The Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Amendment Bill passed its third reading 63 to 56 with National, Maori Party, ACT and United Future in favour.
For earlier coverage see Environment Canterbury Bill Progresses.
The House then rose after one short speech on the second reading of the Building Amendment Bill (No 4).
The House will not sit next week with a one week adjournment.
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