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New Zealand MPs engage in European talks

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:37 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

A cross-party delegation is heading to Europe this week for the 20th Inter-parliamentary Meeting with the European Parliament and talks with Belgian parliamentarians. The delegation will then travel to the United Kingdom, for meetings with parliamentarians. More >>

Speaker to represent New Zealand at Commonwealth Conference

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:45 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Speaker will represent New Zealand at the 23rd Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC) taking place in Malaysia early next year. More >>

New Zealand MPs contribute to regional conference

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 3:01 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Dr Parmjeet Parmar MP and Peeni Henare MP will join with Members of Parliament from across Australia and the Pacific when the 21st Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Regional Conference takes place in Darwin, Australia from 24 – 26 November ... More >>

Honouring NZ's sacrifices and promoting economic interests

Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:25 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

A delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, attended three commemorative World War One events and promoted New Zealand's economic interests in France during its recent visit. More >>

Speakers’ Delegation to boost NZ – Europe ties

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:06 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The annual Speaker’s Delegation is meeting this year with political leaders in France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Poland and Germany to foster stronger bilateral relations between the New Zealand Parliament and European parliaments. More >>

New Zealand Parliament hosts Speaker of Fijian Parliament

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9:12 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Rt Hon David Carter, will host his Fijian counterpart, the Hon Dr Jiko Fatefehi Luveni this week when she visits New Zealand. More >>

NZ Parliamentarians to attend Global Forum Summit

Friday, 20 March 2015, 1:01 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Two New Zealand members of Parliament, Joanne Hayes and Denise Roche, will be joining several hundred parliamentarians and leaders from 90 countries at the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) annual summit, to be held at the Headquarters of the African Union, ... More >>

Speaker to visit Washington DC to advance trade agenda

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 3:41 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr The Rt Hon Lockwood Smith, will be visiting Washington DC from 11 to 19 October to ensure momentum is maintained on New Zealand’s trade agenda. “As a former trade minister, I have long-standing ... More >>

Delegation led by Israeli Speaker visits NZ Parliament

Monday, 4 April 2011, 2:35 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Delegation led by Israeli Speaker visits New Zealand Parliament A delegation from Israel, led by the Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Mr Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin, will visit the New Zealand Parliament tomorrow, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, ... More >>

MPs to participate in Parliamentary Procedure Seminar

Monday, 7 March 2011, 3:03 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Clare Curran MP, Labour, and Dr Cam Calder MP, National, are attending the 60th Westminster Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure being held in London from 7 to 12 March 2011, Parliament Speaker, Dr The Rt Hon Lockwood Smith, has announced. More >>

Speaker on Wong investigation

Friday, 12 November 2010, 1:36 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

“I was advised this morning that the Prime Minister has accepted the resignation of Pansy Wong MP as a Minister,” says Parliament’s Speaker, Dr The Rt Hon Lockwood Smith. More >>

Register of Pecuniary Interests press statement

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 9:38 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Summary of annual returns as at 31 January 2010 for the New Zealand Parliament’s Register of Pecuniary Interests for members of Parliament was tabled in the House today. More >>

Statement re MPs Legal Costs

Thursday, 8 April 2010, 9:29 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

"As Speaker, I have no issue with party leaders disclosing payment of MPs legal expenses related to the work of the MP and made from the leader's budget. More >>

Changes Proposed For Speaker’s Directions

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 4:44 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Speaker, Lockwood Smith, has welcomed the statement of the Auditor General on the rules and processes with respect to the places of residence of Members of Parliament and compensation for accommodation in Wellington. “As Speaker I inherited a range ... More >>

Disqualification Decision By Speaker

Friday, 25 September 2009, 9:50 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Conviction of a serious offence committed while a member of Parliament will lead to disqualification from ongoing travel entitlements for former members, the Speaker, the Hon Dr Lockwood Smith has decided. The decision applies to travel entitlements ... More >>

Cross-Party Committee decision on Expenses

Friday, 5 June 2009, 9:30 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

A regime for public disclosure of expenses incurred by members of Parliament will be developed as quickly as possible, the Speaker of the House, the Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, said today. This follows a cross-party meeting held late this afternoon to ... More >>

Speakers and Presiding Officers of Commonwealth

Friday, 21 December 2007, 1:10 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Hon Margaret Wilson, Speaker of the House of Representatives, will represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers in London from 2-6 January 2008. More >>

Parliamentary Rugby Team

Wednesday, 19 December 2007, 3:38 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

In response to a request from the Prime Minister, the Speaker, Hon Margaret Wilson, has investigated the Parliamentary rugby team’s use of commercial sponsorship. More >>

Auckland to host Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum

Friday, 14 December 2007, 1:48 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The 16th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) will be held in Auckland from 20-24 January 2008. More >>

Appropriations Review Committee report tabled

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 4:06 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The review is carried out at least once during the term of each Parliament to review the amount of money appropriated by Parliament for the following purposes: More >>

 

 

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