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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 1 June 2021

Originally published: 1 June 2021

Questions to Ministers

BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?

GLEN BENNETT to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What recent announcements has the Government made about supporting people in the welfare system?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all of his statements and actions?

Hon EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for the Environment: Will he consider tightening the limits on synthetic nitrogen fertiliser in the National Environmental Standards for Freshwater 2020 if the Government’s review of the science on the relationship between nitrates and birth outcomes confirms a link between drinking-water nitrate levels and premature births; if not, why not?

SARAH PALLETT to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has he made about adult cochlear implants?

ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister for Small Business: What specific new initiatives, if any, in Budget 2021 reduce costs on small businesses or directly assist them so that they expand to grow the New Zealand economy?

TANGI UTIKERE to the Minister for Economic and Regional Development: What announcements has he made about supporting regional development?

DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Does he stand by the Prime Minister’s statement regarding the Government’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, “we’ve announced our sequencing framework and have a plan in place that will ensure all New Zealanders are offered a vaccine by the end of the year”?

CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Which district health boards are delaying vaccinations of Group 3 until at least July due to having insufficient doses available for Groups 1 and 2 populations, and is he satisfied with the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in New Zealand?

ARENA WILLIAMS to the Associate Minister of Housing (Māori Housing): What initiatives has the Government funded through Budget 2021 to support Māori whānau to meet their housing aspirations?

SIMEON BROWN to the Minister of Police: What are the measures of success, if any, for Operation Tauwhiro, and is she confident Operation Tauwhiro has been successful in reducing gang violence?

Answers to these questions are delivered from 2pm (New Zealand time) on the day of tabling. The answers can be accessed in text form, once Hansard is finalised, by clicking here.