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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 >>

Parliament celebrates 10 years of NZ Sign Language

Friday, 6 May 2016, 2:39 pm | Office of the Speaker

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) is used by more than 20,000 Kiwis. It is 10 years since NZSL became an official language with the passing of the New Zealand Sign Language Bill in April 2006. To celebrate the decade and NZSL week from the 9 to 15 May, Parliament ... More >>

NZ takes part in global women leaders’ forum in Jordan

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 12:03 pm | Office of the Speaker

New Zealand Member of Parliament, Poto Williams, will be joining around four hundred women parliamentarians and leaders from around the world at the Women in Parliaments Global Forum Annual Summit, being held at the Jordanian Parliament, Amman, Jordan. More >>

Delegation from the National Assembly of France to visit NZ

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:23 pm | Office of the Speaker

Delegation of Parliamentarians from the National Assembly of France to visit the New Zealand Parliament More >>

Speaker’s Delegation to strengthen ties with Latin America

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 2:10 pm | Office of the Speaker

Strengthening New Zealand’s bilateral ties with Latin America will be the focus of a delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter MP, taking place in April 2016. The delegation includes Hon Maurice Williamson MP (National), Dr David Clark ... More >>

Increasing women’s economic empowerment across the Pacific

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:44 pm | Office of the Speaker

Louisa Wall MP, Poto Williams MP, and Joanne Hayes MP, will join fellow parliamentarians from Pacific and Australian Parliaments when they meet in Apia, Samoa next week for the Pacific Women’s Parliamentary Partnerships (PWPP) Forum. The forum is part ... More >>

Australian Speaker to visit New Zealand

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:34 pm | Office of the Speaker

The New Zealand Parliament will host the Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives, Hon Tony Smith, and a cross party delegation of Members of Parliament next week. This will be Speaker Smith’s first official visit to New Zealand in his capacity ... More >>

NZ Parliament Engages on Sustainable Development

Monday, 14 March 2016, 1:35 pm | Office of the Speaker

NZ Parliament Engages on Sustainable Development Member of Parliament Jonathan Young is in London this week to take part in the International Parliamentary Conference on Sustainability, Energy and Development. The conference hosted by the United Kingdom ... More >>

Parliamentarians gather in Zambia

Monday, 14 March 2016, 1:34 pm | Office of the Speaker

Parliamentarians gather in Zambia Youth participation in politics will be on the agenda this week and next when Zambia hosts the third annual Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians closely followed by the 134th ... More >>

 

 

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