In the New Zealand Parliament there are seven parliamentary parties represented by 121 MPs. These MPs represent 64 general electorates and seven Māori electorates. The other 50 MPs are selected from the party lists.
Parliament's decisions affect all New Zealanders. Have your say and influence the laws passed by Parliament. You can get involved by voting in elections, contacting an MP, making a submission or petitioning Parliament.
The Office of the Clerk operates under the Clerk of the House of Representatives Act 1988. It is a non-public service department and is separate from other agencies in the parliamentary complex including the Parliamentary Service. About