New Zealand Parliament Pāremata Aotearoa

Parliament webinars

Public engagement is key to democratic health – whether it is through submitting to a select committee, creating a petition, writing to an MP or participating in our webinars.

Parliament Webinars is a series of informative videos about the ins-and-outs of parliament hosted by the Parliamentary Engagement team with a series of experts who provide insight into Parliament and its processes.

Next webinar: Elections 101

Date: Thursday 28 May 2020, 2:00pm

Elections are taking place in NZ this year!

Have you ever wondered:
❔ How elections are organised?
❔ What events happen before and after an election?
❔ What goes on behind the scenes?

Join us for “Elections 101” to find out all the answers to these questions and more!

RSVP to the webinar on Zoom here:

  • Select Committees 101 Webinar 20 April 2020
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    On 2 April 2020 we ran a workshop in Wellington for young people on how to make a submission to a Parliamentary select committee.

  • How Laws Are Made 17 April 2020
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    On 17 April 2020 staff from the Office of the Clerk ran through the steps necessary to turn a proposed bill into an act of law that all New Zealanders have to follow.

  • Petitions 101 01 May 2020
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    On 1 May 2020 we ran a webinar on the power of petitions – educating people of all ages around New Zealand on how the petitions process works, how to create or sign a petition, and the changes in New Zealand law that petitions have influenced.

  • Get to know the Budget Process 11 May 2020
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    On 11 May 2020, we ran a webinar on the Budget process.