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Speaker Audits A Personal Vote

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:14 pm | The Scoop Team

Speaker Trevor Mallard has taken the unusual step of making a spot check audit on a personal vote in the House. More >>

1 NEWS Colmar Brunton political poll - February 10 to 14

Monday, 19 February 2018, 6:18 pm | The Scoop Team

Labour 48 percent up nine points since the last poll in this series in December. More >>

PM's Press Conference: Storm Brewing

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:36 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened this week's post-cabinet press conference by noting preparations for former tropical cyclone Gita, expected to hit central New Zealand this week. She also discussed the government's plan for the week, including ... More >>

Radio New Zealand and Scoop Publishing Content Partnership

Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:30 am | Scoop Publishing

Scoop Publishing and Radio New Zealand today announced a content sharing partnership. Under this partnership Radio New Zealand - a publicly funded media organisation will share some of the news content they produce each week for republication on Scoop.co.nz. ... More >>

PM's Press Conference 12/2/18: Matters Of State

Monday, 12 February 2018, 5:57 pm | The Scoop Team

At Monday's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by State Services Minister Chris Hipkins to announce more State Services Commission oversight of CEO pay for crown entities. The move follows entities such as the New ... More >>

Four Bills Drawn From The Ballot

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 2:58 pm | The Scoop Team

• Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Bill Simeon Brown - The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Psychoactive Substances Act 2015 to increase the penalty for selling or supplying psychoactive substances ... More >>

Intelligence Committee and Employment Law Reform

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 11:16 am | The Scoop Team

MPs today will set the rules the Intelligence and Security Committee work under and its membership. More >>

Newshub-Reid Research Poll - January 18 to 28

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 8:44 pm | The Scoop Team

Newshub-Reid Research used online polling and computer-assisted telephone interviewing. Some 750 people were interviewed by phone and 250 online between Thursday, January 18 and Sunday, January 28. The sample error is maximum of +/-3.1 percent at a 95% ... More >>

Green MP's Cannabis Bill Defeated

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 8:25 pm | The Scoop Team

A Bill proposing decriminalising cannabis for medicinal use has been defeated at its first reading. More >>

Second Cannabis Bill Faces Uncertain Future

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:33 am | The Scoop Team

Parliament will debate its second cannabis law reform bill in a week tonight with the Greens proposing a more permissive regime. More >>

Party Hopping Bill and Cannabis Bill Progress

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:11 pm | The Scoop Team

The Electoral Integrity Bill completed its first reading today and was sent to the Justice Committee for consideration. More >>

Parliamentary Tributes for Jim Anderton

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 4:22 pm | The Scoop Team

James Patrick (Jim) Anderton CNZM, represented the electorates of Sydenham and Wigram between 1984 and 2011. Anderton was Deputy Prime Minister from 1999 to 2002. During his membership of this House, he held a number of ministerial positions, including ... More >>

Waka jumping and cannabis reform head Parliament's agenda

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:00 am | The Scoop Team

Cannabis law reform and MP “waka jumping” will dominate the first sitting week of Parliament in 2018. More >>

Dotcom, Elections and Google - Most Read Items Scoop 2017

Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 9:34 pm | The Scoop Editor

Many have tired of the seemingly never-ending Kim Dotcom saga, his arrest, legal battle against extradition, the fallout from the authorities’ conduct and the various sideshows have gone on for years. More >>

The House's last days before Christmas

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:06 am | The Scoop Team

Parliament heads into its final days of the year this week before the summer adjournment. More >>

PM’s Presser 18/12/17: Zero Carbon

Monday, 18 December 2017, 5:54 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern attended the Post Cabinet press conference today with the Minister for Climate change James Shaw. The main announcement being the cabinet’s plans for a new Zero Carbon Act . Shaw said that initially an interim climate commission ... More >>

House goes into Urgency

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:36 pm | The Scoop Team

Parliament has gone into Urgency to pass through all stages the Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill . More >>

End of Life Choice Bill Debate

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:26 pm | The Scoop Team

The End of Life Choice Bill in the name of David Seymour has been sent to a select committee for consideration by 76 votes to 44. More >>

End of Life Choice Bill Sent To Select Committee

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 10:12 pm | The Scoop Team

The End of Life Choice Bill in the name of David Seymour has completed its first reading debate and been sent to a select committee for consideration. More >>

Three Bills Drawn From The Ballot

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 3:36 pm | The Scoop Team

Three Bills have been drawn from the Members’ Ballot. Two from NZ First MPs and one from Labour. More >>

 

 

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