Twenty working days for government to justify 45 per cent pay rise – or face formal complaint.

Corrective Services minister George ‘Maggie’ Angene is recovering well after three days in an Auckland hospital this week.

The new water supply manager To Tatou Vai will be empowered to compulsorily purchase land, joining existing infrastructure authorities like the roading, phone and power bodies.

War of words over minister

Thursday June 20, 2019

The government and opposition are engaging in a war of words over the appointment of Toka Hagai as a seventh minister.

Distributing portfolios among the six ministers more fairly would be a sensible approach rather than appointing a seventh minister, says the Democratic Party.

Speaker Niki Rattle says Parliamentary rule changes will allow for more sitting days. And that's backed by the prime minister.

Disputes with landowners over the multi-million dollar Te Mato Vai project can be resolved, government says.

Government will move to amend its Budget today, to provide an extra $300,000 for refurbishments to Parliament’s debating chamber.

Speaker Rattle returns

Monday June 10, 2019

Parliament’s Speaker Niki Rattle returns today to preside over the rest of the session, after travelling to Auckland with her sick husband who needed hospital treatment.

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