About our Parliament
History and buildings
Read about Parliament's history and the buildings where that history has unfolded over the years. Discover landmark political events, the personalities and parliamentary life of the past, and the roots of parliamentary traditions still held to today. Take a virtual tour to see the Gothic library building, classical Parliament House, and the famous Beehive. Find out what goes on inside.
Find out about the four buildings in Wellington that house the New Zealand Parliament - Parliament House, the Parliamentary Library, the Beehive (also known as Executive Wing), and Bowen House. These buildings are part of our national heritage and the centre of our democracy. Parliament's buildings