IPR News and Events
Find out the latest news from the New Zealand Inter-Parliamentary Relations team and other Inter-Parliamentary Organisations.
Celebrating 130 years of IPU
Happy birthday to the IPU – the world’s largest organisation of Parliaments!
Anne Tolley, New Zealand MP, speaking on gender equality at the 140th IPU Assembly
Anne Tolley, MP from New Zealand, speaks about barriers that prevent women from running for office. She was speaking at the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, held in Doha, 6-10 April 2019.
CPA Report: Sexism, harassment, and violence against women parliamentarians in New Zealand
6 March 2019: Report of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians New Zealand Group
Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference 2018
July 2018: New Zealand Parliament is hosting the 2018 Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, held from 8 to 13 July 2018 in Wellington.
Seminar: Conceiving a family-friendly Parliament
14 March 2018: Join us as we explore how our House can better accommodate and support new parents — paving the way for a truly diverse and representative Parliament.
Seminar - Seismic Shocks: Will New Zealand's General Election alter the political landscape?
4 August 2017: This seminar will explore the issues that will be central to debates this election
CPA Pacific Region reflects on silver linings in dark clouds hanging over democracy
11 May 2017: Establishing a democracy is easy but sustaining it through difficult times is a challenge, says former Commonwealth Secretary General Sir Don McKinnon ONZ.
Represent New Zealand at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Parliament
2 August 2017: The 9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament is being held from 8 to 12 October in Road Town, British Virgin Islands. The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association are looking for a passionate, young leader to represent New Zealand at the annual event.
Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016
November 2016: The Pacific Parliamentary Forum is an opportunity for parliamentarians from the Pacific region to meet with New Zealand parliamentarians on major issues in the Pacific. It will serve to share knowledge of key issues and parliamentary practices, and enhance parliamentary democracy in the Pacific.