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Maram Davidson, Green Party MP

Has she received any advice, including the cost to ratepayers, on the 5 polls taking place on the establishment of Maori wards; if so, what was that advice?

 

Hon NANAIA MAHUTA (Minister of Local Government): No, I haven't received any specific advice about the cost of the five polls currently under way regarding Māori wards.

6. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister: Ka tū ia i runga i te mana o āna kaupapa here katoa?

[Does he stand by all his Government's policies?]

3. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Social Development: How many people on benefits are currently homeless?

9. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Social Development: Does she believe that the Ministry of Social Development has a responsibility to treat unemployed people, sole parents, and people with disabilities with respect and dignity, and ensure every person on a benefit has all the support they are entitled to?

6. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Building and Construction: E hia ngā whare ka taea te hoko, kua waihangatia i ngā Takiwā Waihanga Whare Motuhake, o Tāmaki-makau-rau?

[How many affordable homes have been built in Auckland's Special Housing Areas?]

Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM (Green) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Does he support the negotiations for a nuclear weapons convention currently under way in New York, which would result in States parties agreeing to prohibit the manufacture, possession, and use of nuclear weapons; if not, why not?

 

 

8. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for the Environment: Tū ai a ia i runga i te mana o tana korero: "There is a real fairness problem with charging bottled water for export"?

[Does he stand by his statement that "There is a real fairness problem with charging bottled water for export"?]

Maram Davidson, Green Party MP

Does she agree that New Zealand has a special responsibility to provide leadership on climate change in support of our Pacific Island neighbours, whose very existence is threatened by it and who have done almost nothing to cause the problem?

 

 

1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Social Housing: Can she guarantee that all 3,422 people on the Priority A Housing Register who urgently need a place to live will be housed within a month; if not, why not?

Hon ALFRED NGARO (Associate Minister for Social Housing) on behalf of the Minister for Social Housing:

 

12. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Conservation: E hia ā tātau momo manu kei te noho tino mōrearea, e ai ki Te Kaitiaki Taiao a Te Whare Pāremata?

 

[How many of our bird species are in serious trouble, according to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment?]