Wellington, July 22 NZPA - Fresh-faced Labour MP Chris Hipkins' voice broke in Parliament today.
The MP, who is aged in his early 30s, had a bad cold and croaked through his questions while getting a ribbing from the National benches.
By Kate Chapman of NZPA
Seoul, July 7 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key said he would not apologise to Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping when they meet later today, but would express regret over the protest by Green Party co-leader Russel Norman when Mr Xi was in New Zealand.
Wellington, July 2 NZPA - Labour is angry the law and order select committee chaired by National MP Sandra Goudie has not included its dissenting view in two reports, following a protest walkout of the committee by Opposition MPs this week.
Wellington, July 2 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key won't say if he agrees with changes recommended in a review of MPs' allowances but has said there's a need for belt-tightening in tough financial times.
Wellington, July 2 NZPA - Green Party co-leader Russel Norman has been told off by Speaker Lockwood Smith for getting in the way of a Chinese delegation on its way into Parliament, but he says it wasn't his fault.
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Wellington, July 2 NZPA - MPs could lose some of their treasured travel perks if Parliament picks up recommendations from the independent committee which checks the way it spends taxpayer money.
Wellington, July 1 NZPA - Parliament's Speaker, Lockwood Smith, has set some rules for MPs who want to demonstrate on the forecourt following the scuffle involving Green's co-leader Russel Norman when Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping visited last month.