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Korean Trade Deal Bill Progresses

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 4:58 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The second reading debate of the Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Bill has been completed with NZ First and the Greens opposed. More >>

ACC Bill Completes Second Reading

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 4:27 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The Accident Compensation (Financial Responsibility and Transparency) Amendment Bill has completed its second reading with guarded support from most MPs. More >>

Extended Hours Next Week For Third Readings

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:24 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The Government will use Extended Hours provisions next Thursday to pass a number of bills. More >>

Members’ Bills Drawn

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 12:11 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

** ParliamentToday.co.nz is a breaking news source for New Zealand parliamentary business featuring broadcast daily news reports. More >>

ACC Bill To Be Debated

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 12:05 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

After Question Time MPs are due to debate the second reading of the Accident Compensation (Financial Responsibility and Transparency) Amendment Bill . More >>

Pool Fencing Bill Sent To Select Committee

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 11:46 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill overhauling rules around the fencing of pools has been sent to select committee. More >>

Long Standing Reserves Bill Passes

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 10:39 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A supposedly non-controversial bill which caused some controversy has finally passed into law after it was introduced in 2008. More >>

Boshier Appointed Ombudsman

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 9:45 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Former Principal Family Court Judge Peter Boshier has been appointed by Parliament to become an Ombudsman and will become the new Chief Ombudsman when Dame Beverley Wakem retires later this year. More >>

Extended Hours For House Today

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 12:04 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House will sit under extended hours from 9am this morning to authorise appointments and debate two non-controversial bills. More >>

Paid Parental Leave Bill Progresses

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 9:57 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A second attempt to get paid parental leave extended to 26 weeks has passed its first hurdle in Parliament More >>

Fierce Debate Over Super Bill

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 8:48 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income (Pro Rata Entitlement) Amendment Bill bill proposed entitlement to Superannuation be based on a person’s length of residency in New Zealand between the ages of 20 and 65. More >>

Wellington Town Belt Bill Progresses

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 7:49 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill intended to strengthen protection of the Wellington Town Belt has been sent to select commit. More >>

Flag Bill Introduction Rejected

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 2:08 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

An attempt to add another flag to the upcoming referendum was rejected when Parliament sat today. More >>

Social Media Debate And Members’ Day

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 10:37 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

MPs will vote on Members’ bills this afternoon including one on the issue of paid parental leave, there will also be debate on the Privileges Committee report on social media. More >>

House Rises

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:01 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose at 10 pm interrupting the first reading of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Bill . More >>

Sex Offender Register Bill Progresses

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 9:33 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill proposing a child sex offenders register has been sent to select committee with general support despite some MPs expressing concerns. More >>

Māori Purposes Bill Sent To Select Committee

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 7:41 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The first reading of the Māori Purposes Bill has been completed on a voice vote. More >>

Asian Investment Bank Bill Progresses

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 4:50 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A law allowing New Zealand to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has received the support of all parties except New Zealand First with the Government wanting the bill reported back in just five weeks. More >>

Parliament Resumes With Papers And Reports

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 2:12 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

When Parliament resumed at 2pm the Standards Council’s statement of performance expectations was presented. More >>

Asian Investment Bank Debate

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:42 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

MPs will debate New Zealand’s membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank when Parliament sits today. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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