19 Oct 2016

Today In Parliament for Wednesday 19 October 2016 - evening edition

From In Parliament, 6:50 pm on 19 October 2016

For the second day in a row the House begins by mourning the death of a prominent figure, this time King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. Prime Minister John Key lands the H-word bomb on Opposition leader Andrew Little. Police Minister Judith Collins congratulates the force on international recognition of their work in solving the Fonterra contaminated milk powder scare mystery probe. Nick Smith scores a mythological trifecta by linking flying pigs, the tooth fairy and Father Christmas in the one answer. The Health Select Commtttee is briefed on developments in monitoring and treating prostate cancer.