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NZ Parliament and IPU hold security seminar for Pacific

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 5:10 pm | Office of the Speaker

This week, the New Zealand Parliament and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) will jointly host a seminar on tackling the global spread of illicit weapons. More >>

Speaker’s Outreach comes to Wairarapa

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 1:50 pm | Office of the Speaker

Wairarapa is the next outreach stop for the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, who is taking two local MPs to engage with school students in the region. More >>

Youth empowerment, media freedom on agenda for NZ MPs

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 10:24 am | Office of the Speaker

Two New Zealand MPs are attending separate Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conferences this week, engaging in discussions on topics ranging from youth empowerment to media freedom. More >>

Young NZ parliamentarians to learn from exchange with US

Friday, 6 September 2019, 11:36 am | Office of the Speaker

Priyanca Radhakrishnan MP (Labour) is leading a New Zealand parliamentary delegation on the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) exchange in Washington DC and Colorado in the United States of America. More >>

Speaker to take Parliament to people of Hamilton

Friday, 30 August 2019, 10:07 am | Office of the Speaker

Hamilton students will have the chance to engage with the Speaker of the House and visiting MPs when Parliament comes to Hamilton on Monday 2 September. More >>

New Zealand Speaker welcomes Portuguese counterpart

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 9:48 am | Office of the Speaker

Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, welcomes the visit of His Excellency Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, President of the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal. More >>

NZ Parliament welcomes delegation from French Polynesia

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 12:07 pm | Office of the Speaker

The New Zealand Parliament welcomes a delegation from French Polynesia led by Gaston Tong Sang, President of French Polynesia’s National Assembly, this week. More >>

NZ MP heads to Asia-Pacific forum on climate change

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 9:36 am | Office of the Speaker

This week, Health Committee member Hon Michael Woodhouse will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 5th Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health (APPFGH). This is a platform for parliamentarians in the Asia-Pacific to exchange ideas and ... More >>

Speaker names International Youth MP

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:01 am | Office of the Speaker

The Rt Hon Trevor Mallard has today announced his Youth MP for the 2019 Youth Parliament. Mr Rayan Lootah hails from the United Arab Emirates and has been selected in a joint effort with the UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Her Excellency Shamma Al ... More >>

Speaker and Clerk of the House to meet regional counterparts

Monday, 8 July 2019, 10:29 am | Office of the Speaker

Speaker Rt Hon Trevor Mallard and Clerk of the House David Wilson will join their counterparts from around the Pacific and Australia for the 50th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference. Taking place from 8 to 13 July, this year’s conference will ... More >>

Speaker to take Parliament to people of Dunedin

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 12:40 pm | Office of the Speaker

Dunedin residents will have the chance to engage with the Speaker of the House and visiting MPs when Parliament comes to Dunedin this Friday 28 June. More >>

New Zealand MPs head to global women’s issues conference

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 12:03 pm | Office of the Speaker

A group of New Zealand Members of Parliament are heading to an important global conference on women’s issues later this week. More >>

Speaker to re-open Parliament’s refurbished Rainbow Room

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:43 am | Office of the Speaker

Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, will lead the re-opening of Parliament’s refurbished Rainbow Room tomorrow on Tuesday 28 May. More >>

Statement from Speaker of the House

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 3:52 pm | Office of the Speaker

A member of the Parliamentary Service staff has today been stood down, following an historic allegation of assault. More >>

Report on Harmful Behaviour in Parliamentary Workplace

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:37 am | Office of the Speaker

Rt Hon Trevor Mallard today released a report containing the findings and recommendations of the independent external review into harmful behaviour within the parliamentary workplace. More >>

Speaker takes Parliament to Bay of Plenty’s youth

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:50 am | Office of the Speaker

Children at two schools in the Bay of Plenty and students from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology are getting the chance to meet the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, on Friday 10 May 2019. More >>

Wide-ranging agenda for NZ MPs on first exchange with Canada

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:56 am | Office of the Speaker

Wide-ranging agenda for New Zealand MPs on first parliamentary political exchange with Canada More >>

Speaker to lead parliamentary delegation to Ethiopia

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 9:45 am | Office of the Speaker

Forging new parliamentary relationships in countries where ties have not been strong, while advocating for enhanced business, education, and cultural ties, is the focus of an upcoming delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard. More >>

New Zealand MPs participate in global forum for democracy

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:02 am | Office of the Speaker

New Zealand MPs participate in global forum to advance democracy, human rights, and peace More >>

Statement of thanks for condolence messages

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:26 pm | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard would like to express his sincere gratitude for the condolence messages received from Parliaments across the world in the wake of the terror attack in Christchurch on Friday March 15 2019. More >>

 

 

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