Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Papers, Bills and Petitions

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a large number of reports, papers and bills were presented.

These included a petition calling for Parliament to pay urgent attention to the Law Commission’s report of medical cannabis.

A number of annual reports and other documents were presented, including:


Health and Disability Commissioner, Te Toihau Hauora Hauātanga, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (E.17)

Environmental Protection Authority, Te Mana Rauhī Taiao, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (C.23)

Crown Health Financing Agency, Annual Report 2012 (E.56)

Children's Commissioner, Office of the, Manaakitia a Tatou Tamariki, Annual Report 2012 (E.65)

Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC), Kaunihera Whakatupato Waipiro o Aotearoa, Annual Report 2012, together with erratum for page 36, dated 21 November 2012 (E.26)

New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), Mana Tohu Mātauranga O Aotearoa, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.44)

Financial Literacy and Retirement Income, Commission for, Annual Report 2012 (E.62)

Broadcasting Standards Authority, Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho, Annual Report 2012


Education New Zealand, Annual Report 2011/2012


Law Commission, Te Aka Matua o Te Ture, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.31)

Social Workers Registration Board, Kāhui Whakamana Tauwhiro, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.73)

New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (E.12A)

Health Promotion Agency, Statement of Intent 2012/2015

Speaker Lockwood Smith presented the report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment ``Evaluating the environmental impacts of fracking in New Zealand’’.

The Health Committee’s report on the 2011/12 financial review of the Canterbury District Health Board was tabled.


The following bills were introduced

Appropriation (2011/12 Financial Review) Bill

Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill

Statutes Amendment Bill


MPs began Question Time.


**
ParliamentToday.co.nz is a breaking news source for New Zealand parliamentary business featuring broadcast daily news reports.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

ALSO:

Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

ALSO:

Max Rashbrooke: Why The New British Conservative PM Is Talking Inequality

In a major speech, May honed in on one key theme: an economy “that works for everyone”. It was strikingly like the language that the former British Labour leader, Ed Miliband, used in last year’s election campaign, as he put inequality front and centre of his – unsuccessful – political pitch. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news