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.
Ka pā ngā whakataunga o tō Pāremata ki a koe. Ko tā Te Pāremata ka hiahia kia pai ai tana mahi, ko tō whai wāhi mai. He huhua noa atu ngā huarahi rerekē e taea e koe kia uru mai ai ki ā mātou mahi. Ko ētahi o ēnei, ko te tuku pōti i ngā pōtitanga, ko te whakapā atu ki tētahi MP, ko tō whakaputa kōrero ki tētahi komiti whiriwhiri take, ko tō tuku petihana rānei ki te Pāremata mō tētahi take pai ki a koe.
He whakatakotoranga ngā pire kia hangaia ai he ture hou, kia whakarerekēngia ai rānei tētahi pire kei te tū i te wā nei. Ko Te Pāremata anake ka kaha ki te whakaae i tētahi pire. Kimihia ngā pire kei te whakaaroarohia e Te Pāremata i te wā tonu nei. Read more
Kape tuhia ai ngā kauhau ā-waha a ngā MP i roto i Te Whare e te hunga whakatika a Hansard – tata nei kupu mā te kupu. Ka kitea e koe i konei ā mātou pūrongo tata nei kupu mā te kupu mō ngā pātai ā-waha me ngā ture (ngā pire) kua whakatakotoria. Read more
When Parliament meets, MPs are sometimes given documents to read for more information. These are known as the 'papers presented'. They can include a range of information such as reports, statements, budgets and regulations. Read more
New Zealand is an active member of the international parliamentary community. Around the world MPs build relationships with each other through visits, friendship groups, regular contact and discussions. Our Parliament provides practical assistance that strengthens other parliaments and promotes democracy. Read more