Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.
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Two bills on easing access to medicinal cannabis have come before the House this week but what's the difference and why are there two? Read more Audio
The MPs return to the House for the first time in 2018 and pay tribute to former MP Jim Anderton who died in January. Read more Audio
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Parliament's last call is the Adjournment Debate, a yule-tide send-off of one-liners and politics. Read more Audio
MPs take one last swipe at the other side of the House and remind the public to be safe in the final question time for the year. Read more Audio
A Parliament select committee is calling for submissions on its inquiry into honey including the definition of manuka and branding in international markets. Read more Audio
Parliament's language is sometimes archaic and often confusing. Can you tell your assent from your noes? Try our quiz. Read more Audio
The House sat under urgency to pass through the Government's Families Package which extends Working for Families and boosts the accommodation supplement. Read more Audio
A bill allowing terminally ill New Zealanders to choose euthanasia passed its first reading with MPs voting based on their personal beliefs. Read more Audio
MPs spent some time pointing the finger at the other side of the House over education and tax changes. Read more Audio
The House will sit under urgency this week to move through tax legislation. Phil Smith catches up with the Leader of the House to find out what that entails. Read more Audio
Representation of women in Pacific Parliaments is among the lowest in the world but wahine throughout the Pacific are standing up to make a change. Read more Audio
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