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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 >>

Financial scrutiny and regional networks on agenda

Monday, 18 February 2019, 9:59 am | Office of the Speaker

This week, Andrew Bayly MP, member of the Finance and Expenditure Committee, and Mark Patterson MP, member of the Primary Production Committee, will attend the Commonwealth Association of Public Accounts Committees Regional Workshop for the Pacific, being ... More >>

Fijian women parliamentarians team up with NZ counterparts

Monday, 18 February 2019, 9:59 am | Office of the Speaker

This week, New Zealand will be hosting eight women members from the Parliament of Republic of Fiji. The visit is part of an ongoing programme of parliamentary capacity and relationship building between members of Parliament in the Pacific region. More >>

Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives appointed

Monday, 11 February 2019, 4:40 pm | Office of the Speaker

Suze Jones has been appointed Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives. Her appointment took effect today, 11 February 2019, for a term of seven years. More >>

New Zealand parliamentary forum delegation

Monday, 7 January 2019, 1:23 pm | Office of the Speaker

• The meeting provides parliamentarians with the knowledge and strategies to build more peaceful and stable societies More >>

Speaker to grow connections in Malta and Germany

Monday, 7 January 2019, 10:53 am | Office of the Speaker

• Speaker Rt Hon Trevor Mallard will represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers in Malta More >>

Kiwi to join other young MPs at global conference

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 11:19 am | Office of the Speaker

This week Azerbaijan will host the fifth Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians in their capital city Baku. Hosted jointly by the IPU and the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan, this year’s conference ... More >>

Tongan Speaker’s visit

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 12:52 pm | Office of the Speaker

Lord Fakafanua, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, along with a delegation of Tongan MPs and officials, are visiting as official guests of the New Zealand Parliament from 10 December to 14 December 2018. More >>

General Manager of Parliamentary Service Appointed

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 11:08 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, says he is delighted to announce the appointment of Rafael Gonzalez-Montero to the position of General Manager of the Parliamentary Service. More >>

 

 

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