News archive

Catch up with the latest news from the Committee.

Title Date
New Zealanders’ thoughts on medically-assisted dying

The Health Committee is investigating the choice to end one’s life. This comes in response to a petition presented to Parliament by Maryan Street.

24 August 2016
Committee concluding Bill reports

The committee will report on two bills before the end of September.

20 September 2016
New Zealanders present their views on medically-assisted dying

Parliament’s Health Committee is hearing from people who made written submissions on the Maryan Street petition, also referred to as the medically-assisted dying, or euthanasia petition.

20 September 2016
Is there a better way to safely dispose of pharmaceutical waste?

The Health Select Committee is currently considering the petition of Anthony Roberts and 40 others. The petition requests that the House of Representatives implement a national solution to pharmaceutical waste management.

27 September 2016
Update about the petition of Hon Maryan Street and 8,974 others

The committee have begun hearing oral submissions.

27 September 2016