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Infectious Disease Controls Bill Debated

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 6:02 pm |

A bill which allows more control over those who pose risks due to infectious diseases has been sent to select committee with wide agreement. More >>

Sitting Programme Confirmed Despite Opposition

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 3:24 pm |

Parliament has approved the House’s sitting programme until the end of 2015 despite opposition from NZ First. More >>

House To Rise On December 10

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:20 pm |

When the House sat at 2pm the Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee sought and received leave for the General Debate on Wednesday December 10 to be replaced by the adjournment debate to begin at 4.30pm. More >>

Sitting Programme To Be Confirmed

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:40 am |

The first item of business after Question Time is the Business Committee’s recommended sitting programme for the remainder of 2014 and for 2015 . More >>

House Rises Debating Paid Parental Leave

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 10:03 pm |

The House rose just before 10pm interrupting debate on the paid parental leave bill with it set to face defeat. More >>

Papers And Reports

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 4:14 pm |

Following the Prime Minister’s ministerial statement on national security and speeches in reply, a number of documents were presented to the House. More >>

Extended Hours Session Ends

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 12:51 pm |

MPs completed the first readings of the Te Kawerau ā Maki Claims Settlement Bill , Te Hiku Claims Settlement Bill and the Hawke’s Bay Regional Planning Committee Bill . They were all sent to the Maori Affairs Committee for consideration on a voice ... More >>

Prime Minister’s Statement At 2pm

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 10:50 am |

Prime Minister John Key will make a ministerial statement at 2pm on the issue of national security. More >>

Busy Day Ahead For MPs

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 12:58 am |

A busy day is ahead for MPs with the first extended hours sitting of this Parliament, a ministerial statement on possible intervention in the Middle East and a Members Day. More >>

Police Cost Recovery Bill Gets Grudging Support

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:05 pm |

A bill allowing the police to recover the costs for some of their services has been sent to select committee though it faces opposition. More >>

Standards And Crime Bill Sent To Select Committee

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 5:41 pm |

Two bills covering standards reform and organised crime have been sent to select committee with general support. More >>

Ministerial Statement On Islamic State Tomorrow

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 2:11 pm |

Prime Minister John Key has indicated he will tomorrow make a ministerial statement on the situation in Iraq and Syria and New Zealand’s options for involvement. More >>

Standards Reform And Police Bills

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:47 am |

The Govt intends to hold the first reading debates of two police and crime related bills as well as a standards regulatory reform bill when the House resumes today. More >>

House Rises

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 6:02 pm |

The third reading of the Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill divided into four bills was passed on a voice vote. More >>

ERA Changes Pass Into Law

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 5:05 pm |

The third reading of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill was completed by 62 to 58 with National, ACT and United Future supporting. More >>

Govt Wins Confidence Vote

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 3:27 pm |

The Address in Reply Debate was completed and its related motion was agreed by 64 to 57 with National, Maori Party, ACT and United Future in favour. More >>

Police And Crime Next Week’s Priority

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:13 pm |

When the House resumed at 2pm Deputy Leader of the House Simon Bridges said when the House next sat on November 4, first readings will be given to the Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill and the Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation ... More >>

Confidence Vote To Be Held

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:10 am |

MPs will wrap up the Address in Reply Debate this afternoon before moving on to changes to employment law. More >>

Reply Debate Rolls On

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 10:09 pm |

The Government decided to press on the with the Address in Reply Debate this evening and it was interrupted when the House rose at 10pm. More >>

Recommended Sitting Programme Presented

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:08 pm |

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a number of annual reports were presented along with the recommended sitting programme. More >>



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