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2017 Register of Pecuniary Interests of MPs

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:30 pm | Office of the Speaker

The 2017 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 2017. More >>

Samoan Speaker visits

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:46 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker of the Samoan Legislative Assembly, Hon Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi, is visiting New Zealand as a Guest of the New Zealand Parliament next week. More >>

NZ to advance the prevention of violent extremism

Monday, 24 April 2017, 2:00 pm | Office of the Speaker

Darroch Ball MP will represent New Zealand this week at the Regional Meeting of Young Parliamentarians of the Asia-Pacific in, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting is jointly hosted by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of Sri Lanka, and the United ... More >>

National Security top of the agenda in London this week

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:08 pm | Office of the Speaker

Dr Shane Reti MP will represent New Zealand this week at the International Parliamentary Conference on National Security and Cybersecurity in London, the United Kingdom More >>

Speaker of Parliament visits Australia

Friday, 24 February 2017, 4:20 pm | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, is visiting Australia next week as part of continuing to build effective working relationships between the New Zealand Parliament and the Parliament of Australia. More >>

MPs work to ensure a peaceful and secure Asia-Pacific region

Friday, 13 January 2017, 11:41 am | Office of the Speaker

Carmel Sepuloni MP is leading the New Zealand delegation, comprising Dr Parmjeet Parmar MP and Marama Fox MP, to the 25th Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Fiji this week. More >>

Speaker to meet counterparts from across the Commonwealth

Monday, 9 January 2017, 9:58 am | Office of the Speaker

Rt Hon David Carter, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, will represent New Zealand this week at the Standing Committee Meeting of the Commonwealth Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers (CSPOC) in Westminster, London. More >>

New Zealand MPs attend CPA Annual Conference

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:40 pm | Office of the Speaker

A New Zealand parliamentary delegation, led by Paul Foster-Bell MP and including Poto Williams MP, Jan Logie MP, Kelvin Davis MP and Scott Simpson MP, will join over 600 MPs from across the Commonwealth for the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference ... More >>

Australian Political Exchange group visits New Zealand

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:21 pm | Office of the Speaker

South Australian MP, Samuel Duluk, and political staff from Australian Federal and State Parliaments will visit New Zealand from 4-9 December as part of the Australian Political Exchange. More >>

MPs discuss leadership excellence in the Region

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 2:19 pm | Office of the Speaker

Clare Curran MP and Nuk Korako MP will represent New Zealand this week at the 34th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Australia and Pacific Regional Conference in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. More >>

New building for Parliament

Monday, 28 November 2016, 3:52 pm | Office of the Speaker

A new building will be erected on Parliament grounds to house Members of Parliament and their staff who currently work in leased accommodation in Bowen House. More >>

Young NZ political leaders to visit Australia

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:20 pm | Office of the Speaker

A delegation of young political leaders, led by Fletcher Tabuteau MP, representing the New Zealand First, National, Labour, and Green Parties, is visiting Australia this week as part of the annual Australia - New Zealand Political Exchange. The reciprocal ... More >>

New Zealand Parliamentarians learn from Westminster

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 9:46 am | Office of the Speaker

Matt Doocey MP and Jenny Salesa MP are in London this week participating in the 65th Westminster Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure. The seminar is an annual event run by the United Kingdom branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association ... More >>

MPs to participate in global parliamentary forum

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 9:46 am | Office of the Speaker

Speaker Rt Hon David Carter announced today that three Members of Parliament will take part in the 135th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly being held in Geneva, Switzerland from 23-27 October. The delegation will be led by Hon Annette King MP ... More >>

Speaker to lead Parliamentary and Trade Delegation to China

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 11:52 am | Office of the Speaker

Providing Parliamentarians with a strong understanding of the opportunities and challenges for New Zealand businesses in China, while engaging in high-level discussions with China’s leadership, will be the focus of an upcoming delegation led by the Speaker, ... More >>

President of the German Bundestag visits NZ

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 10:04 am | Office of the Speaker

Prof. Dr Norbert Lammert, the President of the German Bundestag (Federal Parliament) is visiting Auckland and Wellington as a Guest of the New Zealand Parliament. More >>

Making Parliament more effective for society

Monday, 3 October 2016, 10:11 am | Office of the Speaker

Deputy Speaker, Hon Chester Borrows MP and Kris Faafoi MP, will take part in the Australasian Study of Parliament Group (ASPG) Annual Conference in Adelaide, Australia from 5–7 October 2016. More >>

India Parliament Speaker visits NZ

Friday, 16 September 2016, 11:06 am | Office of the Speaker

Mrs Sumitra Mahajan, the Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) is visiting Auckland and Wellington as a Guest of the New Zealand Parliament. More >>

Regional Presiding Officers Conference in Tonga

Friday, 8 July 2016, 10:11 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 47th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks being held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga from 10 – 14 July, 2016. More >>

Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly to visit

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:51 am | Office of the Speaker

His Excellency, Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, and a delegation of parliamentarians, are visiting New Zealand as official guests of the New Zealand Parliament from 8 May to 11 May 2016. More >>

 

 

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