As of November 2011, this website is no longer being kept uptodate. It contains NZ Parliament debates from November 2005 to November 2011. is volunteer run, and has been in operation since November 2006.


Nick Smith

Member for Nelson, National Party

Bills in charge of

Most recent appearances in parliament

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

Environmental Improvements—Households (6 Oct 2011)

Answer expand: "A total of 120,000 homes have been insulated with Government support in this term of Parliament. That is four times the number in the last term. Also, 26,500 homes have been converted, with Government support, to clean heating to reduce air pollution this ..."

State-owned Assets, Sales—Foreign Ownership of Shares (5 Oct 2011)

Interjection: "What’s your point of order?"

Resource Management Act Reforms—Consents Process (29 Sep 2011)

Answer expand: "Delays in processing resource consents got progressively worse over the last decade, from 18 percent in 2002, to 23 percent in 2004, to 27 percent in 2006, and to 31 percent of consents being late in 2008. In the last year, only 5 percent of resource consents ..."

Accident Rehabilitation—Returning to Work (29 Sep 2011)

Answer expand: "The recent reports I have received show marked improvements in ACC’s rehabilitation rates. These deteriorated every year from 2000 to a low in 2009 of 90.6 percent, but they have improved each year under this Government and are back up to 93.6 percent. ..."

Carbon Emissions—Pricing and Subsidies (29 Sep 2011)

Answer: ""

External links

Answers most questions about these subjects

Answers most questions about these portfolios

(based on oral questions answered by Nick Smith)

Asks most questions about these subjects

Asks most questions about these portfolios

(based on oral questions asked by Nick Smith and answered by Ministers or Members)