Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.
Broadcasts on House sitting days 6:55pm and 10:35pm and Sunday 7:30am and 10:45pm
Sometimes a good quip is too tempting for MPs to resist but who decides when they've gone too far? Jamie Tahana takes a look at Parliament's 'sickest burns'. Read more Video, Audio
With over thirty years experience as an MP Annette King is a familiar face both in and out of Government but says it was a life she had never planned for. Read more Video, Audio
Retiring MP Chester Borrows describes himself as a loyal old Labrador and is proud of what he's achieved but says he might have achieved more if he was prickly and gorsy. Read more Video, Audio
Hundreds of homosexual New Zealanders who were convicted for consensual adult activity have received an apology from the House and could have their convictions quashed if a bill passes. Read more Audio
David Seymour says he hopes you die in your sleep aged 100 but he wants to give you options if the reality gets much nastier. Read more Audio
If a new member's bill gets through you may be allowed to 'grow your own' pain medication - medical cannabis.
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Parliament brings out the worst in people says departing Green MP Catherine Delahunty and she won't miss much when she leaves at the September election. Read more Video, Audio
Does RNZ get enough funding? It's a question they've been debating at Parliament. Read more Audio
Many view protesting as a human right but conflict can arise when a movement takes over a public space indefinitely - a bill before Parliament hopes to offer a balanced solution. Read more Audio
New Zealand is among the first countries to consider seabed mining. Parliament has heard there can be downsides to being a world-leader. Read more Audio
Stock rustling evokes a man with a sheep on a horse, but sometimes it's actually large trucks and millions of dollars worth of animals. Now there's a bill for that. Read more Audio
It was a tumultuous week in Parliament and we analyse one afternoon’s action for the strategies behind the ruckus. Read more Audio
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