30 Jun 2016

Today In Parliament for 30 June 2016 - evening edition

From In Parliament, 6:50 pm on 30 June 2016

Opposition complaint about absent ministers on Thursdays could lead to a change in Standing Orders. Whanau Ora minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, challenged to produce evidence that Whanau Ora is making any meaningful impact for Maori, stops short of seeking leave to table reports but does so after being told he can table the papers as a minister then has request rejected by the Speaker. House endorses appointment of Leo Donnelly for a year as a temporary ombudsman to replace Ron Paterson who has resigned three years into a five-year term.