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MPs elected to leading Inter-Parliamentary Union roles

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 3:35 pm | Office of the Speaker

New Zealand MPs have been elected to two significant roles at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the global body that brings together over 170 national parliaments. More >>

Former Speaker to take part in mission

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:48 am | Office of the Speaker

The former Speaker Rt Hon David Carter MP will this week be part of an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians mission to the Maldives, at the invitation of the IPU Secretary General and in cooperation with the People’s ... More >>

Women Political Leaders Global Forum

Monday, 27 November 2017, 3:43 pm | Office of the Speaker

New Zealand Member of Parliament Barbara Kuriger will join over 250 women leaders from around the world at the annual Women Political Leaders Global Summit in Iceland this week. More >>

Deputy Speakers from Pacific Region gather

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 3:50 pm | Office of the Speaker

Deputy Speaker Hon Anne Tolley MP is in Canberra this week participating in the Inter-Parliamentary Study Programme for Deputy Speakers of Pacific Parliaments. The programme is hosted by the Parliament of Australia, and brings together twelve deputy speakers and equivalents ... More >>

New Zealand’s interests promoted on the world stage

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:44 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, is leading a delegation, including Sarah Dowie MP (National) and Peeni Henare MP (Labour), to the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in St Petersburg Russia from 13 to 19 October 2017. More >>

The Speaker to Represent Parliament @ Passchendaele Ceremony

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:02 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, will represent the people of New Zealand and our Parliament at the New Zealand National Commemorations for the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium this week. He will be accompanied by a small ... More >>

Visit focused on defence and disaster response

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:48 pm | Office of the Speaker

Mr Urban Ahlin, the Speaker of the Swedish Parliament (Riksdag), will be visiting New Zealand from 27 August to 1 September. More >>

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 >>



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