In the 52nd New Zealand Parliament there are five parliamentary parties represented by 120 MPs. These MPs represent 64 general electorate seats and seven Māori electorates. The other 49 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.
As the presiding officer of the House, the Speaker controls admission to the Chamber, the lobbies, and the galleries. From time to time the Speaker makes rules about the admission of people to these areas and about behaviour there during sittings of the House.