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New Zealand Parliament
Information about our Parliament, our MPs, parties, electorates, parliamentary business and support
Find out about what business is before the House, e.g.
* Legislation - Bills, Acts and Regulations, Supplementary Order Papers
* Select committees
* Hansard and Journals of the House
* Order Papers and Questions - including House sitting programme
* Papers and petitions presented
* Rules of the House - Standing Orders, Sessional orders
* Receive daily alerts by email
Speakers' rulings, 1867 to 2017 inclusive
Rulings from the Speaker show how the Standing Orders have been applied and interpreted. Significant rulings made since 1867 are published as Speakers’ Rulings.
Hansard (via Knowledge Basket) This link opens in a new window
Hansard (Speeches), Oral Questions, and Written Questions. Hansard and the Written Questions from 1987 onwards are included, and Oral Questions from 1995 onwards.
Parliament on Demand
Parliament On Demand provides live and recorded broadcasts from the House of Representatives. It is available with a choice of audio as a webcast and on the following digital television channels:
- Freeview 22
- Igloo 25
- Sky 86
- Vodafone 86
Question time is replayed each day at 6pm and 10pm.
Members of Parliament
Parliamentary parties - National, Labour, Green, NZ First, ACT, Maori, United Future, Mana
Electorate profiles - includes election results, statistics about people, households and industries, and maps
Members of Parliament includes lists of current and former members, a biography page for each member, current members’ contact details and details of parliamentary friendship groups.
|* Current MPs
||* Former MPs
|* Contact Lists
||* House Seating Plan
|* MPs' pay and entitlements
||* MPs' expenses
|* MPs" financial interests
||* Parliamentary publicity
Make a Submission to Parliament
Papers & Petitions
- The Office of the Clerk of the House web site has parliamentary papers presented to the House and ordered to be published during the parliament
- Documents addressed to the House of Representatives and signed by at least one person. The House is asked to act on a matter of public policy or law, or to put right a local or private concern. When a petition has been presented to the House, it is referred to a select committee for consideration and report.
Get Involved. Have your say
If you want to have a say in relation to Parliament, or a parliamentary committee has asked for your views, there are formal ways to do this. The ways in which you can contribute to parliamentary work are set out here:
* Vote in elections
* Contact an MP
* How to make a submission
* Prepare a petition
* Challenge a regulation
* Seek a referendum
* Stand for Parliament