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New Zealand Parliament

Information about our Parliament, our MPs, parties, electorates, parliamentary business and support.

NZ Parliament on YouTube

Find out about all things Parliament through the medium of video. I recommend "How Laws are Made", and "Select committees 101"

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How Laws Are Made                                                                       Select committees 101


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

Parliamentary Papers

  • 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