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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 19 October 2021

Originally published: 19 October 2021

Questions to Ministers

Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What Government economic support has been provided to businesses since the Delta outbreak on 17 August?

Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement in relation to COVID-19 restrictions, “We know that in the future we cannot ask people to live week by week, not knowing when things will change”; if so, when will she announce clear milestones for lifting current COVID-related restrictions?

IBRAHIM OMER to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: What recent progress has been made in the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out?

Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement, “We must also not allow inequality to take hold in our recovery. In fact we need to take this opportunity to improve the prospects of all New Zealanders and tackle those long-standing divisions”; if not, why not?

ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Finance: What new plans, if any, will he announce to support those businesses that are currently affected by alert levels in New Zealand?

TERISA NGOBI to the Minister for Building and Construction: What recent reports has she seen regarding building consents?

DAVID SEYMOUR to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement in relation to vaccine targets, “It is not as simple as that. If only the world were that simple”?

CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Did Cabinet agree yesterday to vaccination rate targets in Auckland and New Zealand to allow COVID-19 restrictions to lift; if so, what are they?

RACHEL BROOKING to the Minister of Conservation: What recent announcement has she made regarding investment in a project to protect kea?

PENNY SIMMONDS to the Minister of Education: Does he have confidence the Government’s actions and statements have provided schools clarity about how they can operate under COVID-19 alert level restrictions?

TĀMATI COFFEY to the Associate Minister of Research, Science and Innovation: What progress has been made on allowing more widespread use of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19?

Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?

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.