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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 19 September 2018 – Volume 733 – 000093

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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, particularly […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000092

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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, particularly […]

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Green Party welcome decision to offer more refugees a safe home

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome decision to offer more refugees a safe home

Source: Green Party The Green Party have welcomed the Government’s decision to increase the refugee quota to 1500 annually, meaning more families, women and children fleeing war and persecution will have a safe place to call home. Green Co-leader Marama Davidson, said: “To those who have fled persecution and need a safe place to call […]

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Green Party: 125 years since NZ women won the right to vote, we will keep working in Parliament for equity for women

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party: 125 years since NZ women won the right to vote, we will keep working in Parliament for equity for women

Source: Green Party On the 125 year anniversary since New Zealand women won the right to vote, the Green Party are celebrating wins in Government for women, and commit to keep working in the space to achieve full equity. “Of course New Zealand was at the forefront of getting our wāhine the vote, 125 years […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 September 2018000047

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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? JO LUXTON to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What reports has he seen on the New Zealand housing market? Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Will […]

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Green Party welcome Government saving Golden Bay mental health service whilst review under way

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome Government saving Golden Bay mental health service whilst review under way

Source: Green Party Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick has welcomed the extension of funding for Te Whare Mahana mental health service in Golden Bay while the Government conducts its review of mental health services. “Security of funding for mental health services is one of the top issues raised with me by constituents. I visited Te […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 18 September 2018000046

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 18 September 2018000046

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Have she and her Ministers lived up to the commitment to “be the most open, most transparent Government that New Zealand […]

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Green Party welcomes proactive release of cabinet papers

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcomes proactive release of cabinet papers

Source: Green Party The Green Party tautoko the Government proactively releasing Cabinet papers to ensure and openness and accessibility, but will work to go even further. “The Green Party have always strongly advocated for open and accessible Government. It’s a commitment in our Confidence and Supply Agreement, so we are pleased the Government is delivering”, […]

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Green Party oppose further deployment of NZ troops to Afghanistan and Iraq

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party oppose further deployment of NZ troops to Afghanistan and Iraq

Source: Green Party The decision by Cabinet to continue to deploy troops to Iraq and Afghanistan is strongly opposed by the Green Party, who believe the money would be better spent on humanitarian aid in the regions. “We opposed the extension of the troops in Iraq in 2016 and we are opposing it now. John […]

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Green Party welcome Government saving regional mental health service whilst review under way

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome Government saving regional mental health service whilst review under way

Source: Green Party Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick has welcomed the extension of funding for Te Kūwatawata mental health service in Gisborne while the Government conducts its review of mental health services. “Security of funding for mental health services is one of the top issues raised with me by constituents. I visited Te Kūwatawata clinic […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 13 September 2018000045

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 13 September 2018000045

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Questions to Ministers Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? PRIYANCA RADHAKRISHNAN to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What progress has he made towards the Government’s target for building KiwiBuild homes? Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 12 September 2018 – Volume 732 – 000087

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 12 September 2018 – Volume 732 – 000087

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Housing and Urban Development 1. DAVID SEYMOUR (Leader—ACT) to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he believe that the residential property market, as currently regulated, leads to excessive profits for landlords? Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): Although steep […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Prayers – 000086

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Prayers – 000086

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER 2018 The Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. SPEAKER: In recognition of the fact that it’s Hindi language week, I’ve asked Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi to say the prayer in Hindi. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI (National): [Hindi text to be inserted by the Hansard Office.] MIL OSI

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000085

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000085

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Housing and Urban Development 1. DAVID SEYMOUR (Leader—ACT) to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he believe that the residential property market, as currently regulated, leads to excessive profits for landlords? Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): Although steep […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 12 September 2018000044

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 12 September 2018000044

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Questions to Ministers DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he believe that the residential property market, as currently regulated, leads to excessive profits for landlords? Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and […]

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‘Swamp house’ eviction proves need for a Warrant of Fitness

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ‘Swamp house’ eviction proves need for a Warrant of Fitness

Source: Green Party News that the family living in an Auckland ‘swamp house’ have been evicted for daring to speak out further proves the need for a housing Warrant of Fitness (WoF) in Aotearoa.  “This family were paying $520 a week to live in a house that had drainage issues that created swamp like conditions, […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Tuesday, 11 September 2018 (continued on Wednesday, 12 September 2018) – Volume 732 – 000084

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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard TUESDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER 2018 (continued on 12 September 2018) STATE SECTOR AND CROWN ENTITIES REFORM BILL Second Reading Hon CHRIS HIPKINS (Minister of State Services): I move, That the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill be now read a second time. I’d like to acknowledge the members of […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill — Second Reading – 000083

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill — Second Reading – 000083

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard TUESDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER 2018 (continued on 12 September 2018) STATE SECTOR AND CROWN ENTITIES REFORM BILL Second Reading Hon CHRIS HIPKINS (Minister of State Services): I move, That the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill be now read a second time. I’d like to acknowledge the members of […]

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Green Party: Education Amendment Bill must protect student voice in running of Universities

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party: Education Amendment Bill must protect student voice in running of Universities

Source: Green Party Green Party education spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick will be moving to amend the Education Amendment Bill to ensure students get a stronger say in how our universities are run. “Universities wouldn’t exist without students, so their voices should be central to decision making. “Tertiary councils that decide how our universities are run should include […]

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Electricity price review welcome, Greens will continue to push for cheaper, cleaner, power for Kiwis

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Electricity price review welcome, Greens will continue to push for cheaper, cleaner, power for Kiwis

Source: Green Party The Green Party is welcoming the release of stage one Electricity Price Review report and will continue to push for a transition to 100% renewable energy whilst ensuring fair pricing for houses and businesses alike, Green Party Energy spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.  “We welcome the report and look forward to the […]

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