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.
Parliamentary Debates (Hansard) is the official name of the transcripts of debates in the New Zealand Parliament. An official record of debates has been kept continuously since 9 July 1867. Speeches made in the House of Representatives and the Legislative Council between 1867 and the commencement of Parliament in 1854 were compiled in 1885 from earlier newspaper reports, and this compilation also forms part of the New Zealand Hansard record. Read more
Hansard is a near-verbatim report of what politicians say in the House of Representatives. But what does that look like in practice? Learn more about the broad guidelines that Hansard editors use to decide how best to transform the spoken word into a written report without changing the meaning of what was said in the House. Read more