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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 >>

New Hansard Service For Oral Answers In The House

Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 9:31 am | Parliamentary Services

Hansard will today start progressive posting of uncorrected versions of oral answers to questions presented to Ministers and members in the House of Representatives. More >>

Sign language on Parliament TV, 5 and 6 May

Tuesday, 5 May 2009, 1:04 pm | Parliamentary Services

Over the next two days ( May 5 and 6 from 2pm to 6pm), Parliament TV will include sign language interpretation to mark New Zealand Sign Language Week. Two interpreters will work in turns to provide the interpretation which will be broadcast as an inset ... More >>

New Look For Parliament Website

Monday, 4 May 2009, 12:11 pm | Parliamentary Services

Parliament’s website has a fresh new look and enhanced search functionality to make it easier to find information about Parliament and parliamentary proceedings. More >>

NZ–Viet Nam relations in strong shape says Speaker

Friday, 17 April 2009, 5:06 pm | Parliamentary Services

The growing importance of a deeper relationship with Viet Nam has been strongly reinforced with the Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, and his delegation during a series of high-level meetings in Hanoi this week. “New ... More >>

Speaker delivers Address–in–Reply speech G-G

Friday, 20 February 2009, 3:12 pm | Parliamentary Services

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, is pictured sharing a moment with the Governor–General, the Hon Anand Satyanand, at Government House Vogel in Lower Hutt after delivering the Address in Reply on behalf of the ... More >>

Joel George not applying for reappointment

Friday, 8 June 2007, 4:56 pm | Parliamentary Services

The General Manager of the Parliamentary Service, Joel George, today announced that he does not intend to apply for reappointment to the position of General Manager when his current appointment expires early next year. More >>