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House Rises

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 6:18 pm |

The House rose at 6pm interrupting the first reading debate on the Drug and Alcohol Testing of Community-based Offenders and Bailees Legislation Bill . More >>

EEZ Remedial Bill Progresses

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 5:02 pm |

A bill allowing the Maui gas field to continue operating while its marine consent is being considered has been sent to select committee for consideration. More >>

Weathertight Homes Bill To Get Priority

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:20 pm |

After next week’s adjournment the Government would seek to make progress on its legislation when the House sits on March 10. More >>

EEZ Bill To Be Debated

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 10:45 am |

MPs will debate legislation concerning the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Maui gas field when Parliament sits today. More >>

Govt Indicates Support For NZ First Bill

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:01 pm |

The House rose at 10pm interrupting the second reading debate of the Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill . More >>

Judges Pecuniary Interests Bill Voted Down

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 9:10 pm |

The Register of Pecuniary Interests of Judges Bill sought to create a pecuniary interests register for the judiciary, but the select committee considering the bill was unnecessary and should not pass. More >>

Paid Parental Leave Bill Discharged

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 8:08 pm |

A Labour MP’s paid parental leave bill has been voted down and during the debate the Government indicated it would be introducing a reform bill on the subject later this year. More >>

Prostitution By-Law Bill Discharged

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 4:55 pm |

A long debated bill concerning by-laws and prostitution in South Auckland has been voted down. More >>

Prostitution And Paid Parental Leave

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 11:01 am |

The first General Debate and Members’ Day will be held today including two contentious bills. More >>

Child Porn Bill Progresses

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:05 pm |

The bill completed its second reading on a voice vote though NZ First spoke against the bill during debate saying it did not go far enough. More >>

Parole Bill Passes

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 8:33 pm |

A bill reducing parole hearings deemed to be unnecessary has passed. The third reading of the Parole Amendment Bill was completed by 104 to 16 with the Greens and Maori Party opposed. More >>

Hipkins Ejected From House

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 5:47 pm |

Labour MP Chris Hipkins was ordered from the House today when he refused to stop talking about the Sky City Convention Centre deal during a debate on a gambling bill. More >>

Debate On Iraq Deployment Completed

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 4:19 pm |

Parliament has completed a debate on the Government’s decision to deploy troops to Iraq. More >>

Debate On Islamic State

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:42 am |

Prime Minister John Key has indicated he will make a ministerial statement when Parliament resumes today on the decision to send troops to Iraq to assist in the fight against the Islamic State. More >>

Gambling Bill Interrupted

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 6:01 pm |

The House rose at 6pm with MPs debating the third reading of the Gambling Amendment Bill (No 2) . More >>

Coroners Bill Sent To Select Committee

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 5:03 pm |

bill making changes to the way coroners work has been sent to select committee with wide support More >>

Justice Bill Next Week And Speaker To Reflect

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:27 pm |

The Government will give priority to a justice bill next week and the Speaker says he will reflect on a ruling last night in regards to appointments to the Intelligence and Security Committee. More >>

Coroners And Gambling

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:43 am |

After completing the Debate in Reply to the Prime Minister’s Statement on Wednesday the House returns to Government legislation after Question Time today. More >>

House Rises

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:03 pm |

The House rose at 10pm interrupting the third reading of the Objectionable Publications and Indecency Legislation Bill . More >>

Judicature Modernisation Bill Progresses

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:17 pm |

The bill of more than 1200 pages rewrites, modernises and re-organises the Judicature Act 1908 as well as dealing with a number of other court system changes. More >>



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