The House Today #nzqt

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Credit: Woolf Photography via

Parliament is sitting today.

You can follow proceedings starting at 2 pm on TV ( Freeview 31, Igloo 50, Sky 86, Vodafone 86 ), streaming audio via Radio New Zealand and streaming Parliament TV via the internet. After the sitting day, on-demand replays can be found at In The House.

Questions to Ministers

  1. NUK KORAKO to the Minister of Finance: How does New Zealand?s growing economy and the Government?s commitment to responsible fiscal management mean New Zealand is well-placed to respond to the Kaik?ura earthquake?
  2. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Has he spoken to relevant Ministers about the lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes to ensure people affected by the recent earthquakes have an easier and faster recovery?
  3. STUART SMITH to the Minister of Civil Defence: What update can he provide about the Government?s response to the Kaik?ura earthquake?
  4. RON MARK to the Prime Minister: Can he update the House on the situation in quake-affected areas in the South Island?
  5. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Is he committed to all his Government?s policies?
  6. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement that following the Valentine?s Day earthquake this year in Canterbury, ?it was timely to review whether any additional mental health and wellbeing support was needed?; if so, will he consider reviewing whether any additional support is needed for Canterbury and Nelson-Marlborough district health boards as a result of the recent earthquakes?
  7. JACQUI DEAN to the Minister of Transport: What updates has he received on damage to transport infrastructure following the Kaik?ura earthquake?
  8. JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: What is his response to yesterday?s call from members of the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles for the Government to ?immediately right this historic wrong and implement the JWG principles??
  9. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Economic Development: When is he likely to announce a recovery or support package for small businesses in earthquake-affected areas?
  10. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Police: What are New Zealand Police doing to support the Kaik?ura community?
  11. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: When did she first discuss the potential impact of Monday?s 7.5 earthquake on NCEA and Scholarship exams with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority?
  12. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister for Primary Industries: What recent reports has he received on the impact of the recent earthquakes on the primary sector?

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