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Parliament Today is dedicated to coverage of the NZ Parliament and its proceedings. It uses the resources of Tom Frewen’s ParliamentToday radio reports, prepared with funding from the Office of the Clerk, and is affiliated with Scoop.co.nz. Other media are welcome to use the material – written, audio and/or video – for republication as long as proper attribution is given.

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Parliament Today is dedicated to coverage of the NZ Parliament and its proceedings. It uses the resources of Tom Frewen’s ParliamentToday radio reports, prepared with funding from the Office of the Clerk, and is affiliated with Scoop.co.nz. Other media are welcome to use the material – written, audio and/or video – for republication as long as proper attribution is given.

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    short week

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    • 2 min
    Access Radio Week in House+Santa Baby

    Access Radio Week in House+Santa Baby

    Extended version of the Week in Parliament with Tom Frewen and Hinaya Ahu plus the full-length Santa Baby from Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell.

    • 29 min
    Last Week in Parliament

    Last Week in Parliament

    The last Week in Parliament for 2016 and probably for ever as RNZ and the Clerks Office are not renewing the contract for 2017.

    • 14 min
    House Adjourns for the Summer

    House Adjourns for the Summer

    MPs start their summer holiday at 4.31pm at the end of the adjournment debate and a final festive Question Time.

    • 4 min
    New Prime Minister, Same Old Questions

    New Prime Minister, Same Old Questions

    Child poverty and Pike River dominate first Question Time for Bill English as prime minister, sitting in the National frontbench seat formerly occupied by John Key. First bill put up for debate by Mister Englishs National-led Government is the Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill which passes its first reading by 61 to 59 but is sent to a select committee by the larger margin of 75-45.

    • 5 min
    Access Radio Week in the House

    Access Radio Week in the House

    Extended version of the Week in Parliament with Hinaya Ahu and Tom Frewen. Extra reports include the Speakera response to New Zealand Firsts questions about the Parliamentary Palace and the first reading of a bill that would transfer responsibility for decisions on fluoridating local water supplies from territorial authorities to District Health Boards.

    • 29 min

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