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How do you get parliament to do what you want it to? Before a law is a law, it’s a bill, and before a bill is passed it goes through a select committee, this is where you come in. Video, Audio
Yesterday Parliament showed a rare display of cross party unity in all but unanimously enacting the bill designed to make New Zealand net carbon zero by 2050. Audio
Parliament is working on the second piece of promised firearms legislation from the Government and is asking for the public to share their views. Audio
Hundreds of people marched to Parliament today calling for reform of New Zealand's abortion laws, as Cabinet prepares to consider a bill that would remove abortion from the Crimes Act. Video, Audio
New lobby group Tax Justice Aotearoa is defending spending thousands of dollars on advertising to push its message backing a capital gains tax. Audio
Gun owners have until the end of September to hand in guns that will be rendered illegal by laws the government is fast-tracking through Parliament. Audio
The National Party has done a U-turn supporting a bill that will give the Commerce Commission the power to conduct market studies, like the proposed fuel price study.
Doctors and nurses who care for the dying have criticised the euthanasia bill as dangerous and an "easy way out" for doctors who aren't equipped to deal with terminally-ill patients.
Five palliative… Audio
Bill E (Simon Bendall) is a Wellington DJ and the man behind regular ‘Atomic 80's and ‘24 Hour Party People' dance nights held in various clubs around the capital since 1996. Audio
Deportee Johnny Anderson is fresh off a plane, sitting in Papakura, holding in his hand a bill for seven and a half thousand dollars. Audio
Listening to that is Sir Bruce Ferguson is a former director of the GCSB. Audio
MPs have been warned tough new anti-terror legislation would allow spies the extraordinary power to go on fishing expeditions for information. Audio
The Minister in charge of the SIS has had to apologise for calling public submissions on a foreign fighters Bill "chit-chat." Audio
Law groups are balking at tomorrow's deadline for making submissions on the foreign fighters Bill that gives the Government spy agency greater powers. Audio