Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.
Broadcasts on House sitting days 6:55pm and Sunday 7:30am and 10:45pm
Gareth Hughes and Clare Curran have each seen four parliaments, and a lot of politics. We have highlights from our chats with the outgoing Green and Labour MPs. Read more Audio
Departing MPs have shared their observations on parliamentary life describing it as a "crazy", "dehumanising" and "frightening" place. Read more Audio
This week at Parliament the first question times with the new leaders of the National Party Judith Collins and Gerry Brownlee at the helm took place. Read more Audio
As a debate goes from electoral to eviscerating The House captures the moments Read more
An extra morning at Parliament has been set aside to make up for time lost due to Covid-19 and MPs are using it to debate members' bills. Read more Audio
It's the third to last sitting week before Parliament dissolves ahead of the election and it's going to be a busy one with sittings extended and happening under urgency. Read more Audio
The 52nd Parliament has dealt with some serious incidents during its three year term. Here’s how it reacted. Read more Video, Audio
The year’s half gone, but Parliament is just about done. Done what, you ask? We consider how much and what the 52nd Parliament has achieved. Read more Audio
Parliament had to speed through a bill adjusting a law which enables some prisoners to vote. The House explains how and why they did it. Read more Audio
The life of a Member's Bill usually involves years of languishing, minutes of fame and a swift and brutal end. But not always. Read more Audio
Parliament is like a Jane Austen novel but with fewer swoons and swains. Everyone is honourable and their word is their bond (except for George Wickham, Lucy Steele, Catherine de Bourgh...) Read more Audio
This Wednesday Parliament will debate bills from non-government MPs. We have the details. Read more Video
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