Questions For Oral Answer June 18

by Desk Editor on Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 11:43 AM


1. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received showing progress on building a growing economy supporting more jobs and higher wages for New Zealand families?

2. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement last week that it is important not to “think ourselves into a negative mindset”; if so, does he think the Reserve Bank Governor has a negative mindset?

3. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he think the Emissions Trading Scheme is working to incentivise low-carbon choices?

4. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: What reports has he received on growth in international student enrolments in New Zealand?

5. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Housing: Why did he issue a press release titled “First Crown land parcels for development identified” and take the media on a tour of the sites identified if they were only conceptual and not actually for sale?

6. STUART SMITH to the Minister for Social Housing: What progress is being made on the repairing and rebuilding of Housing New Zealand properties in Christchurch?

7. CLAYTON MITCHELL to the Minister of Conservation: What action will she take given that 768 people have signed a petition calling for shark cage diving near Stewart Island to be stopped immediately and permanently?

8. IAIN LEES-GALLOWAY to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: In the four and a half years since the Pike River disaster, how many New Zealanders have been killed or injured at work?

9. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Transport: What update can he provide on plans to support the movement of freight in Auckland?

10. DENISE ROCHE to the Minister of Immigration: Does he agree with the Prime Minister, who ruled out increasing New Zealand’s refugee quota saying it is “at the right level”?

11. BARBARA KURIGER to the Associate Minister for Primary Industries: What recent announcements has the Government made to standardise and simplify the Resource Management Act 1991 requirements for the forestry industry?

12. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Trade: On what date was New Zealand Trade and Enterprise first informed that there were “high losses’ of lambs born on the model farm in the Saudi Arabian desert, and on what date did it inform the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade?


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