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Parliament has begun for another week, and this week it has a pretty narrow focus, and one with a greenish tinge. Audio
Parliament has a new Leader of the Opposition with a new strategy in Question Time, we compare his tactics to Simon Bridges' ones. Video, Audio
A motion to disestablish the Epidemic Response Committee was debated and passed by MPs this week. Audio
The Government will have to make up for time lost due to Covid-19 as it works on legislation this week Audio
The change at the top of the National Party's hierarchy and the nation's overall progress under Alert Level 2 are on the agenda for this week's panel discussion, which includes guests Linda Clark and… Audio
Disestablishing the Epidemic Response Committee has been added to the Government's to do list so The House takes a look back at how and why the Committee was set up. Audio
After a budget announcement the Government normally introduces some legislation under urgency - this year it worked on six. Audio
On national numeracy day (well, budget day), we look at something from Parliament with no numbers: ‘no confidence’ motions and what happens if there isn't one? Audio
On Thursday 14 May 2020 at 2pm the Finance Minister will announce Budget 2020. Here’s a guide for those planning to tune in.
MPs have worked on Covid-19 related bills under urgency shortening a process from months to hours. Audio
It’s budget week, with the big reveal set for Thursday. But that’s not the only thing happening. And how will Parliament ‘do’ a Covid-style budget?
Parliament's second week in the debating chamber at alert level 3 includes the return of the General debate and two Covid-19 related bills. Video, Audio
In a week when the leaders of government and opposition have been practically ubiquitous, we have a summary of their main attacks and ripostes. Audio
It can’t be easy being in political opposition during a crisis. You don’t want to seem obstructive, but you’re the Opposition; it says it in the name. So, how do you oppose while supporting? Audio
Another week is underway in our curtailed Parliament which is demonstrating the scattergun impact achievable through omnibus legislation. Audio
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. Audio
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Parliament went into warp speed on Thursday to unanimously pass a tax relief bill for business owners. Audio
The MPs are back. Politics is on. But not everything is normal. What's changed at level 3? Video, Audio
It was the first day back at Parliament for MPs, and in some ways it was a lot like school. Audio
Along with most everything in New Zealand parliament has gone virtual, and not just the MPs. Audio