Extended report on the week in Parliament including tributes to Mary Harris, retiring as clerk of the House after 28 years service in the House of Representatives, the last seven of them as clerk of the House. Read More...
A good week for Port Chalmers Bowling Club; PM faces questions on Housing; There's also questions for John Key about NZ's UN Security Council presidency; Harmful Digital Communications Bill passes final reading, with some Green MPs crossing the floor to vote against it; Petition on Climate Change presented by Sir Alan Mark; Judicial Conduct Commissioners […]
Judicial Conduct Commissioners appointed; Motion on Nauru passed; Snap debate on CERA declined; Steven Joyce and Grant Robertson go head to head on dairy prices; Tracey Martin and Ron Mark exercise their leadership skills; Simon Bridges faces questions on legal aid and runs into trouble with the Speaker.
MPs pay tribute to retiring Clerk of the House Mary Harris; Government faces questions about Swamp Kauri exports; Sir Alan Mark presents a petition to the Finance & Expenditure Committee calling for cross party action on climate change; Jonathan Coleman and Annette King share a laugh.
Things get murky when the Government faces questions about Swamp Kauri exports; Sir Alan Mark presents a petition to the Finance & Expenditure Committee calling for cross party action on climate change.
Harmful Digital Communications Bill passes final reading - but not without some dissent; Question time sees the Prime Minister fronting up over social housing - and reports of an Australian group interested in buying up NZ's state houses.
Murray McCully under fire in both the chamber and committee rooms, over his Saudi Sheep Farm deal; Government faces questions on Climate Change while Greenpeace protestors are on the roof; Petitions presented - including one on Euthanasia; Members' Bills debated on Wednesday; Gerry Brownlee & Craig Foss run into trouble.