Member for East Coast Bays, National Party
Most recent appearances in parliament
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- Rugby World Cup—Briefings on Auckland’s Preparedness (14 Sep 2011)
Answer expand: "The member may be aware that the Government is leading the delivery of a range of activities at Queens Wharf, of which it is the part-owner. As a consequence I receive a range of regular reports and briefings regarding its capacity to host planned events. ..."
- United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf—Consultation with Tāngata Whenua (8 Jun 2011)
Answer expand: "I am advised that New Zealand’s submission to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in 2006 was a highly technical document presenting scientific data relating to the depth of sediment and geology of underlying rock on the ..."
- Development Assistance—Advice on Shift of Focus (7 Jun 2011)
Answer expand: "I consulted a wide range of individuals, including heads of mission, former heads of mission, officials, non-governmental organisation leaders, and representatives of the Governments that receive New Zealand’s development assistance. I also consulted the ..."
- Development Assistance—Shift in Primary Focus (7 Apr 2011)
Answer expand: "I have said on many occasions that there is no debate about whether we want to alleviate poverty; the question is, how do we alleviate poverty? With the finite resources available to us, we need to make choices about the sort of assistance that is most likely ..."
- Egypt, Protests—Government’s Position on Presidential Resignation (9 Feb 2011)
Answer expand: "Decisions about the future of Egypt are for the people of Egypt to determine. President Mubarak has announced he will stand down in September, and it is clear that a transition in Egypt’s leadership is under way. Along with Governments of many other ..."