17 Nov 2016

The Day In Parliament for 17 November 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 17 November 2016

Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Amendment Bill passes final reading with only NZ First opposed; Maritime Crimes Amendment Bill - a response to 2011's Rena disaster - passes first reading and is referred to the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee; Education and Science Committee hears submissions critical of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill; Prime Minister John Key gives MPs a run-down on the aftermath of Monday's 7.5 magnitude earthquake near Kaikoura - as well as his chat with Donald Trump; Labour's Grant Robertson gives RNZ a pat on the back for its quake coverage.