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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
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 Video, Audio
It’s the question you didn’t ask, which Epidemic Committee member has the best Zoom background?
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? Audio
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
The House revisits Parliament's lesser known fourth chamber where heated debates about pineapple on pizza take place. 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. Video
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. Audio
Phil Smith and Daniela Maoate-Cocks from RNZ's The House programme talks us through the new Covid-19 Select Committee. Audio
The Epidemic Response Committee has had its first meeting. Probably no committee has been more watched - but is it normal?
National’s Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi was New Zealand’s first Indian and Sikh MP. He reflects on his 12 years in Parliament. 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? Audio
Labour’s Deborah Russell says she gets two days a month off from being an MP—so what keeps her busy? Audio
The country has been told to self-isolate as it heads towards a nationwide lockdown so why did Parliament meet today? 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 Audio