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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 6 April 2022

Originally published: 6 April 2022

Questions to Ministers

CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement that “we have a responsibility to do our very best as a Government through trying times to ensure that we are lifting the outcomes” and “This has been our focus the entire time we’ve been in office”?

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

NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with ANZ’s view that “Concern about the domestic economic outlook is rising, and is the top factor constraining investment by quite some way”, and is he concerned that, when judged by key inflation measures, the cost of living is growing faster in New Zealand than in Australia?

ARENA WILLIAMS to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What recent announcements has the Government made on renewable energy for Māori and public housing?

DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Finance: What was core Crown tax revenue forecast to be for the financial year to June 2021 in the 2020 Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update, and how much tax revenue was actually collected for that year?

CHLÖE SWARBRICK to the Minister of Conservation: Does she stand by her statement yesterday that “The Department of Conservation has advised me that there are currently no burrows with any sign of kororā in the rock wall at Pūtiki Bay”; if so, what does she say to the Protect Pūtiki group who documented footage of kororā at Pūtiki Bay last night?

Dr LIZ CRAIG to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: What recent changes have been made to vaccination requirements in New Zealand?

ERICA STANFORD to the Minister of Immigration: Does he stand by his statements and actions?

RACHEL BROOKING to the Minister for the Environment: How is the Government improving the planning system to build more houses and infrastructure?

Dr JAMES McDOWALL to the Minister of Defence: Does he stand by his statement that “We’ve already put towards Cabinet a number of options, which include some lethal support”; if so, what lethal support was included?

Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: Does she stand by her statement, “I reject the premise that gang tensions have increased under this Government’s watch”; if so, how does she reconcile that with reported police intelligence, which states parts of the country have experienced unprecedented levels of gang violence in the past year?

CAMILLA BELICH to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: How will Fair Pay Agreements improve outcomes for those on lower incomes?

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.