Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.
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With the country in lockdown a tour of Parliament is off the cards for the time being but last year The House went on a personal tour. Read more Audio
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The Epidemic Response Committee has had its first meeting. Probably no committee has been more watched - but is it normal? Read more
National’s Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi was New Zealand’s first Indian and Sikh MP. He reflects on his 12 years in Parliament. Read more Audio
Labour’s Jamie Strange went from rock musician to teacher and church minister to walking the halls of Parliament. How did he do it? Read more Audio
National MP Denise Lee hangs in the backbenches of the debating chamber but says electorate work takes a more on the ground approach Read more Audio
Labour’s Deborah Russell says she gets two days a month off from being an MP—so what keeps her busy? Read more Audio
The country has been told to self-isolate as it heads towards a nationwide lockdown so why did Parliament meet today? Read more Video, Audio
Covid-19 is dominating the news and minds of people across the world but it's less of a feature in the debating chamber Read more Audio
MPs have changed the rules this week to enable social distance while running the country - lots of distance. Parliament can now e-govern and become ‘The Virtual Parliament’. Read more Audio
The Prime Minister has taken some issue over the Leader of the Opposition's questions about Covid-19 testing. Read more Audio
The Government has been busy with its response to Covid-19 but as far as Parliament goes it's business as normal says Leader of the House Chris Hipkins Read more Video, Audio
If there was a travel ban and MPs couldn't get to Wellington who would run New Zealand, and how? Read more Audio
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