6 Dec 2015

The Week in Parliament for Sunday 6 December 2015

From In Parliament, 7:31 am on 6 December 2015

Third Labour MP referred to Privileges Committee. Government's Resource Legislation Amendment Bill given first reading. Three members' bills defeated by slimmest of margins: 61 - 60. Retiring chief ombudsman clears of Government of abusing Official Information Act requests. TVNZ tells Commerce Select Committee that it's no longer a television broadcaster but a video content player that is platform agnostic. Petition calling for halt on shark cage diving at Stewart Island presented. Leader of the House hints at early start to summer holidays on Wednesday.