14 Apr 2016

Question Time for 14 April 2016

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:02 pm on 14 April 2016
  1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he agree with the comments by the Chief Executive of the Southern District Health Board on Tuesday that "there is clearly an issue with the food otherwise patients would not be complaining"; if not, why not?
  2. RON MARK to the Minister of Defence: Does he believe that our Navy is sufficiently resourced to protect our fisheries from foreign poachers; if so, why?
  3. TODD MULLER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that one of the Government's main priorities is "to build a more productive and competitive economy"; if so, what recent announcements has the Government made that will save businesses time and reduce costs?
  4. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in the Minister for Land Information?
  5. MATT DOOCEY to the Minister for Social Development: What measures will help engage New Zealanders in the care and protection of vulnerable children as part of the overhaul of Child, Youth and Family?
  6. METIRIA TUREI to the Deputy Prime Minister: Ka tū a ia i runga i te mana o tana tauākī e mea ake nei, "We want to ensure Government activities are effective in changing the circumstances that trap people in poverty"?
    • Translation: Does he stand by his statement that "We want to ensure Government activities are effective in changing the circumstances that trap people in poverty"?
  7. MARAMA FOX to the Minister for Māori Development: He aha te hiranga o Te Pire mō Te Reo Māori i roto i te hītori o te motu?
    • Translation: What is the historical significance of Te Pire mō Te Reo Māori?
  8. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Small Business: How will small businesses benefit from changes to the provisional tax system?
  9. CARMEL SEPULONI to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his statements?
  10. ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: How will New Zealand be marking the 100th anniversary of the first Anzac Day commemorations?
  11. Hon TREVOR MALLARD to the Minister of Conservation: Is she satisfied with her department's stewardship of forest parks, and if not what are the major problems she has identified?
  12. CATHERINE DELAHUNTY to the Minister for the Environment: Is he concerned that pure, fresh drinking water could be bottled for sale from the Canterbury region, where the water that the locals have to drink has been described as a "ticking time bomb" by the Canterbury District Health Board medical officer of health?

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