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House Rises At Midnight

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 12:04 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Debate on the first reading of the KiwiSaver Budget Measures Bill was interrupted when the House rose at midnight. More >>

Telco Levy Bill Passes

Friday, 22 May 2015, 11:01 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

MPs completed the second reading at 7.30pm with a vote of 88 to 32 with Labour opposed. They then ground through the committee stages and completed the third reading at 11pm. More >>

Telco Levy Bill Completes First Reading

Friday, 22 May 2015, 5:29 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The first reading debate on the Telecommunications (Development Levy) Amendment Bill has been completed under Urgency. More >>

Social Housing Bill Passes Under Urgency

Friday, 22 May 2015, 4:02 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill making changes to provision of social housing has passed through all stages under Urgency. More >>

House Rises

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:02 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose just before 10pm interrupting debate of the committee stage of the Social Housing Reform (Flexible Purchasing and Remedial Matters) Bill . More >>

Housing Reform Bill Completes First Reading

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 8:51 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said the Social Housing Reform (Flexible Purchasing and Remedial Matters) Bill allows the Ministry of Social Development to enter into more flexible and innovative purchasing arrangements for social housing. More >>

Budget Welfare Bill Sent To Select Committee

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:21 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill bringing the first lift in base benefit levels in decades for those with children has completed its first reading and been sent to select committee. More >>

Urgency Motion

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:51 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

• the introduction, first reading, and referral to select committee of the Support for Children in Hardship Bill More >>

Urgency

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:44 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee moved an Urgency motion for one bill to be introduced and sent to select committee and four others to be introduced and passed through all stages. More >>

Report Presented, Budget Speech Begins

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 2:03 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

This was on the Petition 2011/0093 of Gary Williams MNZM, and Petition 2011/0094 of Felicity Emmett and 278 others by the Local Government and Environment Committee. More >>

Legrand® US North America chooses Rackstuds

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:22 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Legrand® US North America chooses Rackstuds™ as their default accessory mounting hardware for the Electrorack® and Ortronics® line of rack cabinets. Legrand® US North America chooses Rackstuds™ as their default accessory mounting hardware for ... More >>

Budget and Urgency

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:15 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Finance Minister Bill English will deliver the 2015 Budget when Parliament sits at 2pm today. More >>

Bribery Bill Gets Support Despite Some Concerns

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:05 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Tougher rules over bribery and corruption have general support in Parliament, but concerns have been raised about small scale “facilitation payments” not being criminalised. More >>

Waitangi Bill Progresses

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 8:18 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Legislation reforming the body which oversees the Waitangi Treaty grounds has completed its second reading. More >>

Radio NZ Bill Progresses

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 4:55 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill making changes to Radio New Zealand’s charter has completed its second reading almost six years after it was reported back from select committee. More >>

Questions For Oral Answer May 20

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:44 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

1. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement in his Budget speech last year, “we are in surplus”? More >>

Second Readings To Continue

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:45 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

After Question Time and the General Debate the Government is intending to continue with second reading debates today. More >>

House Rises Interrupting RNZ Bill

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:05 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The second reading debate of the Radio New Zealand Amendment Bill was interrupted when the House rose at 10pm. Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams said the bill modernises Radio NZ’s legislation and charter, making it technology neutral so it was not ... More >>

Standards Bill Progresses

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 8:57 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

This bill seeks to consolidate the law relating to standards and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies. It repeals and replace the Standards Act 1988 and the Testing Laboratory Registration Act 1972, setting up new arrangements for New Zealand ... More >>

Controversy Over Non-Controversial Bill

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 5:34 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A usually non-controversial omnibus bill dealing with technical reserves and other land title issues has completed its second reading despite dealing with some controversial issues. More >>

 

 

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