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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:11

Kia tau te rangimārie o te Rangi e tū nei

o Papatūānuku e takoto nei

o te Taiao e awhi nei

ki runga i a tātou.

Tīhei mauri ora!

(May the peace of the sky above, of the earth below, and of the all-embracing universe rest upon us all. Behold, the essence of life!)

He mihi nui ki ngā mana whenua o tēnei takiwā, Taranaki Whānui, tēnā koutou katoa mō tō manaakitanga.

(Greetings to the mana whenua o this area, Taranaki Whānui, thank you so much for your hospitality)

Gareth Hughes MP
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 09:09

Kia ora, Mr Assistant Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora. I too would like to echo and share the love. This has been phenomenal bill to work on. It has been a great people group of people to work on it with and along with the unanimous support of the House I would like to also like to commend it.

Maram Davidson, Green Party MP
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 18:00

Tēnā koe, Mr Speaker. The Greens are supporting the Maritime Crimes Amendment Bill.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 15:24

BARRY COATES (Green): Tēnā koutou e ngā mema Pāremata. I rise to speak about the tax bill.

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER: A 5-minute call.

Gareth Hughes MP
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 14:34

Congratulations Bill English for delivering your first Prime Minister’s Statement to Parliament.

Very few get the honour and now out of Key’s shadow, the country is asking what you stand for.

You’re the Prime Minister but no one outside of the National Party Caucus room elected you as leader.

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:42

The parliamentary year started with the Prime Minister doing a State of the Nation speech. Here's my response.


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:32

Tēnā koe, Mr Deputy Speaker, tēnā koutou katoa. Ngā mihi o te Te Tau Hou, tēnā koutou katoa.