New List MP for New Zealand Labour Party
Tuesday 12 March
Te Kaitiaki Take
New List MP for New Zealand
The Electoral Commission has
from Auckland to be elected to
Parliament from the New Zealand Labour Party list.
vacancy arises from the resignation from Parliament of
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Last Days Of Parliament: Slave Ships Bill To Pass
The House resumed at 9am and MPs agreed to add the third reading of the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to this morning’s business.
The bill requires all foreign owned fishing vessels to fly under a New Zealand flag from May 2016 and obey all New Zealand laws. This includes labour laws...
Last night Opposition MPs accused the Maori Party of blocking the passage of this bill into law in this Parliament, no members of the Maori Party were in the House to answer the accusations though they denied this in a press release. More>>