16 Nov 2016

The Day In Parliament for 16 November 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 16 November 2016

House resumes from the weekend adjournment with Prime Minister John
Key delivering a statement on Monday morning's earthquake near
Kaikoura; Andrew Little and Winston Peters also speak after leave is
granted for other parties to make statements on the event; Then, an
unusual Question Time in its cordiality also features the anomaly of
all 12 questions focusing on a single issue - the earthquake of the
previous morning; Gerry Brownlee and Simon Bridges are among ministers
facing questions about the Government's response to the quake; Later,
the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill passes its
final reading by 61 votes to 57.