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New play space to make Parliament more family friendly

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9:00 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

A children’s play space is to be constructed on the smaller of Parliament’s front lawns to encourage families to visit Parliament and to make that experience more welcoming, enjoyable, and accessible, for children and adults alike. More >>

MPs Register of Interests released

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 2:12 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The 2018 Register of Pecuniary and Other Specified Interests of Members of Parliament was presented in the House today. It contains a summary of members’ interests as at 31 January 2018. More >>

Parliamentary delegation to promote NZ's interests

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:44 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Strengthening established relationships and forging new ones, while advocating for enhanced trade ties is the focus of an upcoming delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard. More >>

Parliamentarians from UK and the Pacific gather

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:21 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Parliamentarians from UK and the Pacific gather to share knowledge at the New Zealand Parliament More >>

NZ contributes to global actions on migration

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 4:19 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Three members of Parliament will represent New Zealand at an international forum focused on promoting democracy and human rights. More >>

NZ MPs contribute to inclusive and responsive Commonwealth

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:30 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Gareth Hughes MP and Stuart Smith MP are in London this week participating in the Commonwealth Parliamentarians Forum. The Forum, the first if its kind, will engage 150 parliamentarians on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) agenda. ... More >>

NZ MPs advance a peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 3:49 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Jonathan Young MP is leading the New Zealand delegation, including Anahila Kanongata’a-Suisuiki MP and Mark Patterson MP, to the 26th Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Hanoi, Viet Nam this week. More >>

Speaker grows in new role by collaborating

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:32 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

The Speaker, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, and the Clerk of the House of Representatives, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 24th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth in the Seychelles from 8 to 11 January 2018. More >>

NZ Parliamentarians Connect with Commonwealth Colleagues

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 8:45 am | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

Assistant Speaker Adrian Rurawhe MP and Andrew Bayly MP are in London this week participating in the 66th Westminster Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure. The seminar is an annual event run by the United Kingdom branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary ... More >>

Australian MPs visit to discuss biosecurity and water use

Friday, 21 July 2017, 5:43 pm | Office Of Speaker Of Parliament

A delegation from the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources is visiting New Zealand 23-27 July 2017. The visit is part of an annual exchange of select committees between New Zealand and Australian Parliaments. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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