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New Zealand Parliament - live streaming audio from Parliament (during sitting times) and listen-again audio from Question Time.

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New Zealand Parliament - live streaming audio from Parliament (during sitting times) and listen-again audio from Question Time.

Go to the footer of this page to find the link and frequencies to listen live. When Parliament is not sitting, this frequency carries the Southern Star programme from the Radio Rhema Broadcast Group. To discover when Parliament is and is not sitting, visit the Parliamentary website (www.parliament.nz/en/watch-parliament/).

    Questions for Oral Answer 14 December 2022

    Questions for Oral Answer 14 December 2022

    CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government's statements and actions? RAWIRI WAITITI to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government's statements and policies? BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What are the Government's priorities for Budget 2023? Hon EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries: Does he agree with the Minister of Conservation that New Zealand supports a global protection target of 30 percent of land and sea areas by 2030; if so, what progress, if any, has the Government made toward achieving this in the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana since October 2020? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that "every day of the week we look to see what savings and reprioritisations we can make"; if so, what specific savings or reprioritisations has he identified this week? ANGELA ROBERTS to the Minister of Education: What support has the Government contributed to help schools to provide learning environments for their students that are warm, dry, and fit for purpose? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: Why did she not send the advice she received on 22 November relating to entrenchment of provisions of the Water Services Entities Bill to any other Ministers, and does she stand by all her statements on entrenchments? ANGIE WARREN-CLARK to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What research has she seen on the impact of the Families Package five years after its introduction? PENNY SIMMONDS to the Minister of Education: Is he confident Te Pukenga is on track to achieve all of its objectives, and how much, if anything, has been spent to date on redundancy payments for senior executives? JO LUXTON to the Minister of Immigration: What reports has he seen regarding migration to New Zealand? KAREN CHHOUR to the Minister for Children: Does he stand by his statement that "when a child is identified or apprehended by Police for offending behaviour, information will be shared with Oranga Tamariki within 24 hours, with an agreed plan on how to deal with and support the young person confirmed in 48 hours"; if so, how does he expect this to be delivered while Oranga Tamariki faces more than 500 vacancies? TANGI UTIKERE to the Associate Minister of Health: What progress has been made towards a smokefree New Zealand?

    • 53 min
    Oral Questions for 13 December 2022

    Oral Questions for 13 December 2022

    Questions to Ministers BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government's statements and actions? TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Housing: What actions has the Government taken to achieve better housing outcomes for the people of Rotorua? DAVID SEYMOUR to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government's statements and policies? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Has he been instructed by the Prime Minister to look through the things he has on his agenda to ask himself whether "either from a spending perspective and investment perspective, or just from a focus perspective, those are things that we should be prioritising at this point in time"; if so, what initiatives, if any, has he identified should no longer be prioritised? CAMILLA BELICH to the Minister of Education: What reports has he seen about numbers of people undertaking vocational education and training? Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Justice: Is she confident the Government has the correct priorities in Justice? NAISI CHEN to the Minister of Tourism: What reports has he seen on New Zealand's tourism recovery? ERICA STANFORD to the Minister of Immigration: Why were nurses and midwives not placed on the straight-to-residence pathway of the Green List in May, and on what date did he first receive advice, if at all, that the retention rates of migrant nurses and midwives are no longer a concern? HELEN WHITE to the Minister of Transport: What recent announcements has he made about futureproofing New Zealand's transport system? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: Did she receive advice from the Department of Internal Affairs on 25 October raising the possibility that Hon Eugenie Sage would pursue entrenchment of provisions in the Water Services Entities Bill via supplementary order paper and stating the Government would need to decide whether to support it; if so, how does she reconcile that with her answer to me in oral questions on 6 December, "We were made aware of the details of the SOP at the same time as he was"? TEANAU TUIONO to the Minister of Education: Does he think the wages of rural school bus drivers in Aotearoa are fair?

    • 56 min
    Questons for Oral Answer 8 December 2022

    Questons for Oral Answer 8 December 2022

    CHRIS BAILLIE to the Minister of Education: Has he received any reports on future options for Maori-medium and kaupapa Maori education in the past six months? TERISA NGOBI to the Minister for Children: What recent announcements has the Government made about stopping children re-offending? NICOLA WILLIS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government's statements and actions? DAN ROSEWARNE to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What has the Government's Warmer Kiwi Homes programme achieved? CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Justice: What does the Ministry of Justice advice dated 11 April 2022 on entrenching sections of the Water Services Entities Bill that she received on 28 November 2022 say, and did she seek any advice on entrenchment in that bill earlier? Dr TRACEY McLELLAN to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has Pharmac advised him of in relation to funding more medicines for New Zealanders? Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Transport: Does he stand by the Minister of Finance's statement about half-price public transport, "this is a very expensive policy. And what it does is, it robs the fund that funds our roads"; if so, why? GLEN BENNETT to the Minister for Broadcasting and Media: What recent announcement has the Government made about supporting the New Zealand media sector? MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Broadcasting and Media: Does he stand by all the Government's views and actions regarding Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media? TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister for Youth: What reports has she seen on young people's re-engagement through the Akonga fund? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: Does she stand by her statement on entrenching provisions of the Water Services Entities Bill, "There is a moral obligation of people who believe that privatisation should not occur to support that particular SOP"; if so, how does she reconcile that with a Cabinet decision made on 30 May that "the Bill should not entrench the privatisation provisions in the Bill"? MARK CAMERON to the Minister of Agriculture: Does he stand by the Acting Minister for Agriculture's statement made on 16 November 2022 that "specific mitigation technologies commercially available now include low-methane sheep genetics, the effluent pond treatment technology EcoPond, and urease inhibitor"; if so, how many commercial farms in New Zealand are currently utilising each of these technologies?

    • 51 min
    Questions for Oral Answer 6 December 2022

    Questions for Oral Answer 6 December 2022

    TANGI UTIKERE to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has Pharmac advised him of relating to rare disorders? DAVID SEYMOUR to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government's statements and policies? ANGIE WARREN-CLARK to the Minister of Housing: What progress has the Government made in delivering public housing? CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government's statements and actions? GINNY ANDERSEN to the Minister of Police: What recent announcements has he made on supporting small businesses to tackle retail crime? CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement about entrenching a provision of the Water Services Entities Bill that "we accept a mistake here has been made"; if so, when did she realise it was a mistake? JO LUXTON to the Minister of Forestry: What announcements has he made on transforming the forestry sector? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with the Reserve Bank that "worker shortages are holding the economy back and increasing inflation", and what steps, if any, will the Government now take to lessen the risk of economic recession next year, as outlined in the Reserve Bank's November Monetary Policy Statement? JAMIE STRANGE to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: What recent reports has he seen regarding competition for residential building supplies? RICARDO MENÉNDEZ MARCH to the Minister of Immigration: Does he consider that current immigration policies are fair and equitable towards migrant families? MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Broadcasting and Media: Does he stand by all the Government's views and actions regarding Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: Does she stand by her statement on entrenching a provision of the Water Services Entities Bill, "We know that while this particular SOP may not pass the constitutional threshold, there is a moral obligation of people who believe that privatisation should not occur to support that particular SOP", and does she stand by all her statements on entrenchment provisions?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Oral Questions for Thursday 24 November 2022

    Oral Questions for Thursday 24 November 2022

    Questions to Ministers INGRID LEARY to the Minister of Finance: How is the Government responding to changing economic conditions in New Zealand and globally? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with the Reserve Bank Governor, Adrian Orr, who said yesterday that "we've got too much home-grown inflation"; if so, what additional steps, if any, is the Government considering to reduce pressure on home-grown inflation? RICARDO MENÉNDEZ MARCH to the Minister of Immigration: Does he consider that current immigration policies are fair and equitable towards migrant families? ANGELA ROBERTS to the Minister of Education: What reports has he seen about trends in the number of New Zealanders in apprenticeships? ERICA STANFORD to the Minister of Immigration: Does he stand by all his statements and actions? ARENA WILLIAMS to the Minister of Conservation: What announcements have been made about supporting community-led conservation projects? CHRIS BAILLIE to the Minister of Police: What changes will the Government make to its response to retail crime, after the fatal stabbing of a dairy worker in Sandringham last night, if any, and will the Government now remove the criterion that a retailer must first be a victim of crime in order for them to access funding from the Retail Crime Prevention Programme? DEBBIE NGAREWA-PACKER to the Minister for the Environment: Will he undertake any specific actions to ensure the resource management reforms have the active consent of tangata whenua, in response to concerns expressed from tangata whenua leaders regarding the Natural and Built Environment Bill and the Spatial Planning Bill; if so, what are those actions? Dr TRACEY McLELLAN to the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications: What recent announcements has he made about improving rural connectivity in some of New Zealand's most remote locations? Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: Does he agree with the Dairy and Business Owners Group, who said, "The country is becoming lawless … Running a business in this country has become very difficult"; if not, why? Dr ANAE NERU LEAVASA to the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation: How is the Government supporting a future-focused research system? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: Does she stand by her statement made in the House yesterday that the establishment of the principles of Te Mana o te Wai "included a number of stakeholder groups: rural community; yes, Federated Farmers; it included industry users; it included horticulturalists, as well as iwi"; if so, why can only mana whenua submit Te Mana o te Wai statements under the Government's three waters reforms?

    • 56 min
    Questions for Oral Answer 23 November 2022

    Questions for Oral Answer 23 November 2022

    Questions to Ministers: CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government's statements and actions? BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? CHRIS BAILLIE to the Associate Minister of Education (School Operations): Would she consider requiring attendance officers to report their data to the Ministry of Education; if not, how is she evaluating whether the $16.5 million per annum spent on the Attendance Service is delivering results? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that "many New Zealanders will be facing increased mortgage payments over the coming year", and has he sought advice to quantify the financial impact that record interest rate rises would have on New Zealanders? Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Health: What is Te Aho o Te Kahu - Cancer Control Agency doing to improve men's health? DAMIEN SMITH to the Minister for Broadcasting and Media: Can he name any new services which can be provided under his public media merger but cannot be provided without it; if so, what are they? TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister for the Environment: Will the repeal and replacement of the RMA reduce costs and speed up consenting processes; if so, how? Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: What is the percentage increase of ram raids since 2018, and how many businesses have had security systems installed through the Small Retailer Crime Prevention Fund? Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Will the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill help to enable New Zealand to phase out fossil fuel extraction; if so, how? GLEN BENNETT to the Minister of Internal Affairs: What recent announcements has she made about reducing gambling harm in communities? SIMON WATTS to the Minister of Local Government: How many, if any, parks and reserves that also serve a storm water function will be transferred to the proposed water services entities as part of the Government's three waters reforms, and does she stand by all her statements on three waters reform? MARJA LUBECK to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: What steps is the Government taking to support the health and safety of workers?

    • 1 hr 10 min

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Volume?

Great to have these online so quickly, but why is the volume so low? Using standard iPhone earphones with the volume turned all the way up it can still be hard to hear at times. (same problem with the RNZ iPhone app too)

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