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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

DEBBIE NGAREWA-PACKER to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement on expanding access to affordable dental care, “It’s an area we need to give attention to at some point”; if so, when will he give it his attention?

BROOKE VAN VELDEN to the Minister of Housing: Is she confident that Kāinga Ora will meet its deadline of 1 July 2023 for complying with the healthy homes standards, and can she confirm that the Government will not give Kāinga Ora an extension to its deadline?

ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What announcements has she made about supporting people into employment?

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

LEMAUGA LYDIA SOSENE to the Minister for the Environment: How will the repeal and replacement of the RMA reduce costs and consenting times?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: Which are the three hospital emergency departments with the greatest number of nurse vacancies as a proportion of their normal
full-time equivalent roster, and what are those proportions in each case?

MARJA LUBECK to the Associate Minister of Education (School Operations): What recent announcement has she made about better supporting children with the highest learning support needs?

RICARDO MENÉNDEZ MARCH to the Minister of Immigration: Does he consider the current immigration policies to be fair and equitable towards migrant families?

MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Broadcasting and Media: Does he stand by all the Government’s views and actions regarding Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media?

ARENA WILLIAMS to the Minister of Transport: What recent reports has he seen about the Clean Car Discount?

PENNY SIMMONDS to the Minister of Education: Did he receive the Te Pūkenga Programme Business Case in October 2022?

ANGELA ROBERTS to the Associate Minister of Local Government: What engagement has he had with the local government sector?

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.