Parliamentary delegation to promote New Zealand’s national interest abroad. Strengthening established relationships and forging new ones, while advocating for enhanced trade ties is the focus of an upcoming delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard.
Parliamentarians from UK and the Pacific gather to share knowledge at the New Zealand Parliament MPs and parliamentary staff from the Houses of Parliament United Kingdom and a range of Pacific parliaments meet in Wellington, New Zealand this week.
Steven Joyce, National’s “Mr Fix-It”, bids farewell to Parliament after almost a decade in politics. His valedictory speech covers his career highlights, viral fame, and the personal toll of the job. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Mar 22, 2018 - The Customs and Excise Bill which passed its third reading in Parliament this evening will give Customs the tools it needs for the 21st Century says the Minister of Customs Hon Meka Whaitiri.
At the invitation of the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, His Excellency President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia paid a state visit to New Zealand on 18-19 March 2018.
Mar 09, 2018 - Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau is travelling to Latin America this week. He will represent New Zealand at the inauguration of the President-elect of Chile, Sebastian Piñera, and formally open New Zealand’s Embassy in Colombia.
A "Pacific reset" for New Zealand's foreign policy is on the way, with Jacinda Ardern leading a delegation around the Pacific this week to hear about the big issues facing the countries. Sam Sachdeva writes for Newsroom about the Government's motivations for wanting to up its game.
Mar 02, 2018 - Green Party Co-leader James Shaw has today announced two important new transparency measures, which will apply to Green Party Ministers, MPs and staff, to help counter the influence of money in politics.