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New Parliament Tours Showcase Art Of Aotearoa New Zealand

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 10:31 am | Parliamentary Service

Discover the history of Parliament’s art with new tours that everyone in your whānau can enjoy. Parliament has two new art tours to showcase some of the work from the Parliamentary Collection. If you’ve ever wanted to know about the artworks ... More >>

Take A Walk Through Parliament’s History And Learn About Key Moments And Milestones

Monday, 30 October 2023, 3:38 pm | Parliamentary Service

If the walls of the Parliamentary precinct could talk, they would provide an endless stream of New Zealand political history dating back over 150 years. While the prospect of talking walls is an implausible fantasy, the extensive Parliamentary Collection ... More >>

Introducing Beyond The Tiles, A Press Gallery Photographic Exhibition

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6:44 pm | Parliamentary Service

Press Gallery photographers at Parliament have a unique lens on what goes on inside and around the Parliamentary Precinct. Our latest exhibition, Beyond the Tiles, gives the public an insight into the gallery’s work as photojournalists and artists capturing ... More >>

Forest In The Sun Returns To Parliament

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 4:00 pm | Parliamentary Service

Parliament is thrilled to welcome the tapestry Forest in the sun back to the Beehive. The tapestry was hung above the Executive Wing stairs from the building’s opening in 1977 until 2003, when it was moved to Te Papa Tongarewa. After twenty years, New ... More >>

May Art Exhibitions At Parliament Highlight Resilience In The Face Of Climate Change And Covid

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 12:23 pm | Parliamentary Service

Parliament is proud to showcase, Trouble in Paradise , an exhibition that encapsulates the dramatic effects of climate change in the Pacific region through stunning and profound photography. The month of May also marks New Zealand music month. To celebrate, ... More >>

Sunflower Lanyards Are Now Available At New Zealand Parliament In Support Of People With Hidden Disabilities

Monday, 27 February 2023, 4:34 pm | Parliamentary Service

Visitors to Parliament can request a sunflower lanyard, wristband, or pin, upon arrival for their visit or make a request ahead of time to indicate that they have a hidden disability, or a need for accessible arrangements or support. Supporting ... More >>

2022 October Art Exhibitions At New Zealand Parliament

Friday, 14 October 2022, 3:24 pm | Parliamentary Service

Explore identity and connection at New Zealand Parliament exhibitions: ‘Myanmar: The People, Landscape and Culture’, and ‘The Memory of Trees’. Two exhibitions explore identity and connection through a series of vibrant landscapes of New Zealand ... More >>

2022 October Art Exhibitions At New Zealand Parliament

Friday, 14 October 2022, 3:23 pm | Parliamentary Service

Explore identity and connection at New Zealand Parliament exhibitions: ‘Myanmar: The People, Landscape and Culture’, and ‘The Memory of Trees’. Two exhibitions explore identity and connection through a series of vibrant landscapes of New Zealand ... More >>

Experience Parliament After Dark With A Twilight Tour

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 2:17 pm | Parliamentary Service

Fancy a tour of Parliament with a side of three-course dinner at Bellamys? Experience Parliament after dark with a Twilight Tour. Presented in partnership with Bellamys by Logan Brown , Twilight Tours are an exclusive opportunity to explore the heart ... More >>

Ko Te Reo Te Mauri O Te Mana Māori And Te Ao Marama Collection Art Exhibition At New Zealand Parliament

Friday, 29 July 2022, 4:10 pm | Parliamentary Service

The New Zealand Parliament celebrates 50th anniversary of the petition calling for recognition of the Māori language, and 100th anniversary of Matangireia by displaying two collections of art in their Parliament exhibition spaces- Ko te reo o te mana ... More >>

Independent Role Established To Consider MPs’ Conduct

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 6:17 pm | Parliamentary Service Commission

A Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards will be appointed to consider the conduct of MPs. On Wednesday 29 June, the Parliamentary Service Commission adopted the recommendation to establish the independent role, following consultation with parliamentary staff ... More >>

Mōuri Whenua, Mōuri Tangata, Mōuri Ora: Parliament’s Grounds Fully Reopened

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 12:07 pm | Parliamentary Service

Parliament’s grounds have been fully reopened today at a ceremony and community event with mana whenua, members of the public, and representatives of Parliament. Mōuri Whenua, Mōuri Tangata, Mōuri Ora was held on Thursday, 23 June 2022 and ... More >>

Ōhāriu Artists’ Collective To Exhibit Works Of Clay, Paint, And Wood At Parliament

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 11:16 am | Parliamentary Service

From moulded lamp sculptures to pen and acrylic on canvas, the Ōhāriu Collective exhibition showcases an exciting range of art. The exhibition from the Ōhāriu Collective, a group of 12 artists local to the Ōhāriu region in Wellington is being held at ... More >>

New Zealand Parliament Launches New Art Gallery

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 2:14 pm | Parliamentary Service

The land of Aotearoa and the people who call it home will be celebrated in Parliament’s new art gallery, Te Papakura, which opens to the public on Wednesday 4 August, 2021. The gallery’s inaugural exhibition: Te Whenua Te Tangata/Our Land Our People , ... More >>

Security At NZ Parliament

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 1:04 pm | Parliamentary Services

Media Statement – Parliamentary Service Chief Executive, Rafael Gonzalez-Montero 13 January 2021 Recent events around the world and this morning’s incident at our own Parliament buildings have resulted in increased interest in the security measures ... More >>

New Agreement Improves Employment Conditions For Parliamentary Staff

Monday, 14 September 2020, 4:40 pm | Parliamentary Service

Today, a new collective agreement was signed between Parliamentary Service, the PSA and E tū that results in significant improvements in employment arrangements for Parliamentary Service staff working on events-based contracts. Parliamentary ... More >>

Harmony in the House – a show of parliamentary proportions

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:59 am | Parliamentary Service

New Zealand Parliament is proud to present Harmony in the House 2019, a talent show spectacular! More >>

NZ Parliament to celebrate Children’s Day 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 9:45 am | Parliamentary Services

On Sunday, 3 March New Zealand Parliament will celebrate Te rā o ngā tamariki, Children’s Day, with a range of fun, engaging activities for the whole family. More >>

Parliamentary Service Application misconfiguration

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 8:22 pm | Parliamentary Service

Today Parliamentary Service became aware of an application misconfiguration which has potentially allowed internal access to monthly cost centre management and budget reports. This information was inadvertently accessed by a staff member, who took ... More >>

NZ Parliament event celebrates Matariki 2018

Monday, 18 June 2018, 3:06 pm | Parliamentary Services

On Sunday, 24 June NZ Parliament will celebrate Matariki with a day full of fun, engaging activities for the whole whānau. More >>





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