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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all of his Government’s statements and actions?

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 the statement from Westpac that “the picture for borrowers is set to become a lot tougher over the coming year”, and what advice has he received, if any, on the impact this will have on New Zealand households?

TĀMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Housing: How is the Government partnering with iwi to enable more affordable housing in Rotorua?

TEANAU TUIONO to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Is she satisfied that the Government’s response to COVID-19 is delivering equitable outcomes, including by implementing the recommendations of the Waitangi Tribunal in Haumaru: The COVID-19 Priority Report?

ANGIE WARREN-CLARK to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What updates has she seen on Flexi-wage?

Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Justice: Is she confident the justice system is delivering justice for the victims of crime?

BROOKE VAN VELDEN to the Minister of Health: Has he received any advice saying “that many health professions are experiencing workforce shortages and should be included in the Green List now”; if so, when, if at all, will he advocate to get such health professions on the Green List?

JAMIE STRANGE to the Minister of Tourism: What announcement has the Government recently made on supporting the tourism sector?

ERICA STANFORD to the Minister of Immigration: What is the total number of offshore nurses that submitted their application in April this year to come to New Zealand compared to October this year, and why does he think the number of offshore nurses applying to come to New Zealand has declined every month since he introduced the new Accredited Employer Work Visa on 4 July 2022?

MARK CAMERON to the Acting Minister of Agriculture: Does she stand by the statement the Minister of Agriculture made in relation to the Government’s agricultural emissions pricing proposals, “we’ve set a target of 10 percent reduction in methane by 2030. I think that is quite achievable with the existing technologies”; if so, how many of those existing technologies are currently commercially available within New Zealand?

HELEN WHITE to the Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth: What recent announcement has he made regarding the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand free trade agreement?

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.