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In the first week of alert level 3 MPs have speedily passed a tax bill, started a performance review of the Government and heard views on prisoner voting. Read more Audio
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Parliament went into warp speed on Thursday to unanimously pass a tax relief bill for business owners. Read more Audio
The MPs are back. Politics is on. But not everything is normal. What's changed at level 3? Read more Video, Audio
It was the first day back at Parliament for MPs, and in some ways it was a lot like school. Read more Audio
The House has resumed after a five week lock down and while the usual features like question time will remain there are a couple of changes. Read more Audio
Along with most everything in New Zealand parliament has gone virtual, and not just the MPs. Read more Audio
MPs are due back in the debating chamber after more than a month of lockdown but there are some changes to comply with alert level 3 including fewer MPs and time for debates Read more Video, Audio
It’s the question you didn’t ask, which Epidemic Committee member has the best Zoom background? Read more
Only a few days remain for the public to share their view on a bill which would allow prisoners to enrol to vote. Here’s what submitters need to know. Read more Video, Audio
For three weeks the Epidemic Response Committee has been grilling Ministers and Officials on their response to Covid-19 but how much power do they actually have? Read more Audio
The House revisits Parliament's lesser known fourth chamber where heated debates about pineapple on pizza take place. Read more Audio
The Parliamentary press gallery is 150 this year and like many birthdays it has prompted members, both newbies and veterans alike, to reflect on their roles in an ever-changing media landscape. Read more Video
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