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Hekia Parata

List member, National Party

Most recent appearances in parliament

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Road User Charges Bill - In Committee (5 Oct 2011)

Interjection: "Yes, certainly, let’s have some of it."

General Debate (5 Oct 2011)

Speech expand: "Tēnā koe, Mr Assistant Speaker. Otirā tēnā tātou katoa. It has already been mentioned this afternoon that this is the last week of this Parliament. It has given me cause to think back to December 2008 when I had the honour to deliver my maiden speech, ..."

Electricity—Generation from Renewable Resources (29 Sep 2011)

Answer expand: "Tēnā koe, Mr Speaker. I am delighted to advise that the New Zealand Energy Quarterlyreleased by the Ministry of Economic Development earlier this month shows that nearly 80 percent of New Zealand’s electricity was generated from renewable energy ..."

Hydro-electricity Dams, Waitaki River—Sale by Meridian Energy to Genesis Energy (6 Sep 2011)

Answer expand: "Tēnā koe, Mr Speaker. To the first part of the question, yes, and to the second part of the question, that is a matter of responsibility for the Minister for State Owned Enterprises. But the Minister of Finance has already referred to it in a couple of his ..."

Estimates Debate - In Committee (9 Aug 2011)

Speech expand: "Ā, tēnā koe e te Heamana. Huri noa i tō tātou Whare, tēnā koutou katoa. Aotearoa New Zealand is blessed with abundant natural resources, and, together with smart New Zealanders, we are able to come up with a portfolio of energy options that meets the ..."

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