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Appointment of General Manager David Stevenson

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:54 pm | Parliamentary Services

I am delighted to have accepted the role of General Manager of the Parliamentary Service. I have thoroughly enjoyed acting in the role over the past five months and working with such talented staff. I am particularly privileged to have been given ... More >>

New Zealand MPs to attend regional parliamentary forum

Friday, 10 January 2014, 11:26 am | Parliamentary Services

New Zealand members of parliament Lindsay Tisch, Hon Maryan Street and Barbara Stewart will attend the 22nd Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Puerto Villarta, Mexico. More >>

Detailed Inspection begins on Beehive Copper Roof

Thursday, 12 January 2012, 4:13 pm | Parliamentary Services

In January 2012 an inspection will be undertaken to identify the cause and extent of leaks in the copper roof of the Beehive. This work was identified in the Parliamentary Service’s Statement of Intent 2011 – 2014 and has Treasury approval for this ... More >>

Make Parliament part of your Wellington Open Day

Monday, 20 June 2011, 9:26 am | Parliamentary Services

"The public are invited to make Parliament part of their Wellington Open Day experience this Sunday," says Parliament Visitor Services Manager Philippa Henwood. More >>

Members' expenses from 1 July 2010 to 30 Sept 2010

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 5:24 pm | Parliamentary Services

The expenses shown in the attached table were paid by the Parliamentary Service (air, surface travel, Wellington accommodation and non-Wellington accommodation) and the Office of the Clerk (inter-parliamentary travel) between 1 July 2010 and 30 September ... More >>

Members' expense disclosure 1 July to 30 Sept 2010

Friday, 29 October 2010, 5:14 pm | Parliamentary Services

The expenses shown in the attached table were paid by the Parliamentary Service (air, surface travel, Wellington accommodation and non-Wellington accommodation) and the Office of the Clerk (inter-parliamentary travel) between 1 July 2010 and 30 September ... More >>

MPs to attend Canadian Parliamentary Seminar

Monday, 18 October 2010, 1:51 pm | Parliamentary Services

New Zealand members of Parliament, Darien Fenton and Melissa Lee, will attend the 8th Session of the Canadian Parliamentary Seminar in Ottawa, Canada from 17 to 23 October 2010. More >>

Parliamentary Research Paper: The next oil shock?

Thursday, 14 October 2010, 2:23 pm | Parliamentary Services

Oil is “the lifeblood of modern civilisation”. This paper provides an overview of the global oil market. In particular, it examines the outlook for oil supply and demand over the next five years, and the economic consequences. More >>

Members' expense disclosure 1 Apr 2010 to 30 June

Thursday, 29 July 2010, 11:06 am | Parliamentary Services

The expenses shown in the attached table were paid by the Parliamentary Service (air, surface travel, Wellington accommodation and non-Wellington accommodation) and the Office of the Clerk (inter-parliamentary travel) between 1 April 2010 and 30 June ... More >>

Security incident in the Executive Wing Update

Monday, 17 May 2010, 10:55 am | Parliamentary Services

Police have lifted all cordons around the parliamentary precinct. Access to level five of the Executive Wing where a suspicious package was discovered shortly after 8.00am today will remain closed off. More >>

Security Incident in the Executive Wing

Monday, 17 May 2010, 9:37 am | Parliamentary Services

A suspicious package has been found on the fifth floor of the Executive Wing in the parliamentary precinct. More >>

Expenses claimed by Ministers and MPs, Jan-Mar '10

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 2:19 pm | Parliamentary Services

Expenses claimed by members of Parliament and Ministers for the three months from 1 January 2010 to 31 March 2010 are available on http://www.parliament.nz/en-NZ/MPP/MPs/Expenses and by Ministers on www.dia.govt.nz/ministers_expenses More >>

NZ Parliament delegation promotes trade with Korea

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 9:55 am | Parliamentary Services

The New Zealand delegation to the 122nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly has completed a successful visit to the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea in Seoul. More >>

Flag burning incident in Parliament’s grounds

Friday, 19 March 2010, 3:33 pm | Parliamentary Services

The Parliamentary Service can confirm that two people staging an unauthorised protest on the grounds of Parliament at 1307 today set fire to a New Zealand flag which had been doused with an accelerant. More >>

NZ has key role in Commonwealth Parliamenary Assoc

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 4:16 pm | Parliamentary Services

New Zealand is a key player in promoting the role of parliament within the Pacific and the Commonwealth, according to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Dr William Shija. Dr Shija met with the Speaker of the House, the Hon ... More >>

Rolling strikes create safety issue at Parliament

Friday, 30 October 2009, 9:33 am | Parliamentary Services

The Parliamentary Service says it is disappointed that the industrial action by its staff, who are members of the PSA, has moved to rolling strikes. More >>

Release of decision by the Auditor General

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 5:06 pm | Parliamentary Services

“The Parliamentary Service welcomes the statement by the Office of the Auditor General into some issues concerning member of Parliament expenses for Wellington accommodation. More >>

Contingency arrangements for Parliament

Monday, 5 October 2009, 1:12 pm | Parliamentary Services

Arrangements are in place at Parliament to minimise disruption during a one-hour stoppage by members of the Public Service Association at 3pm today, Monday 5 October. “Our contingency plans are aimed at ensuring Parliament remains safe and secure ... More >>

Parliamentary condolence book for disaster victims

Monday, 5 October 2009, 11:18 am | Parliamentary Services

Three Parliamentary Condolence Books have been set up in the Main Foyer, Parliament House today for victims of the disasters in Samoa, Tonga and Indonesia. They will be available for signing by the general public between 0700 to 2300 Monday to Friday, ... More >>

Contingency arrangements for Parliament

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 3:28 pm | Parliamentary Services

The Parliamentary Service will put in place contingency arrangements to ensure the parliamentary precincts remain safe and secure during planned industrial action by staff who are members of the PSA, its General Manager Geoff Thorn, said today. More >>

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