25 May 2016

The Day In Parliament for 25 May 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 25 May 2016

Government's Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill passes committee stage, while Greens co-leader Metiria Turei's proposed amendment to the bill via supplementary order paper is voted down by 61 votes to 60 with Labour, the Greens, New Zealand First and the Maori Party in favour and National ACT and United Future opposed; Speaker declines Rino Tirikatene's request for an urgent debate on a recent Ministry of Primary Industries report on illegal fish dumping; Government faces questions on housing and Super Gold Cards.