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Colin King

Member for Kaikoura, National Party

Most recent appearances in parliament

If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.

General Debate (28 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "There is a saying that is very appropriate today for the All Blacks as well as a John Key - led Government at this time, leading up to not only the finals of the Rugby World Cup but also the general election at the end of November. That saying is: “When the ..."

Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill - In Committee (7 Sep 2011)

Speech: "I move, That the question be now put."

Education Amendment Bill (No 4) - In Committee (18 Aug 2011)

Speech expand: "I start off by rebutting the speaker from the other side, Carmel Sepuloni, who was trying to draw a comparison between student unions and those people for whom education has not worked out in life. If members on the other side cannot see the difference ..."

Education Amendment Bill (No 4) - Third Reading (18 Aug 2011)

Speech expand: "It is, indeed, a pleasure to take a brief call on the Education Amendment Bill (No 4). May I congratulate the superb chairmanship of Allan Peachey and the cooperation from all those parties on the Education and Science Committee. I would also like to ..."

Biosecurity Law Reform Bill - Second Reading (16 Aug 2011)

Speech expand: "It is a pleasure to rise and speak to the second reading of the Biosecurity Law Reform Bill. I would have liked to address the bill in some depth, but I think that has been done very adequately by previous speakers. ..."

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(based on oral questions asked by Colin King and answered by Ministers or Members)