Articles tagged Te Whakatohea Rangatira Mokomoko

Parliament adjourned for the year after an extended session through the morning and early afternoon to 'clean up' a variety of bills before the end of the year. The year ended with a spirited adjournment debate, albeit without the respective National and Labour leaders, who were attending Nelson Mandela's remembrance ceremony. This Bill English line roused his own troops the most: "Talking to the Greens about the economy is like talking to Jack the Ripper about community safety."