“The Crossing of Antarctica: Original
Photographs from the Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Dr Huw Lewis-Jones, British historian of
exploration and author, will show images and film from this
A3 Lecture Theatre, University
of Canterbury, 6pm – 7pm, Tuesday 13 May 2014. Free
Supported by Antarctic Heritage Trust and Gateway
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
The Government has five notices of motion on the Order Paper which can be debated. These relate to relating to the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Assistant Speakers, the reinstatement of business in a carryover motion and one on “Entities to be deemed public organisations”. More>>