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Greater compensation for live organ donors

MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop is welcoming the coming into force of the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Act, just over one year after his Member’s Bill passed in...


Bishop’s book ban Bill buttresses free speech

Chris Bishop’s Member’s Bill which will help to avoid a repeat of the banning of Ted Dawe’s award-winning novel Into the River has passed unanimously in Parliament today. “The Films,...


Speech to the Hutt City Council Corporate Services Group

Introduction Thanks for the invitation to speak to you today. I’ve been asked to speak on what I hope to achieve for the city in this term of Parliament as...


Bishop encourages Hutt students to enter Passchendaele competition

Chris Bishop has today encouraged Hutt Valley students to enter the national competition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele.


Hutt Youth Backed by Government Funding

Around 1,280 young people in the Hutt Valley will soon be reaping the benefits of more than $307,000 in collaborative youth development funding, announced Hon. Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth...


Speech at UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

I am pleased I could speak to you today on behalf of my colleague Hon Chris Finlayson who overseas. I was delighted to be asked to host you at Parliament....


Bishop’s bill to banish book bans passes first reading

National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop's Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Interim Restriction Orders Classification) Amendment Bill unanimously passed its first reading in Parliament last night."My bill...


Bishop backs big boost for live organ donors

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is delighted that his Member’s Bill, the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Bill, has passed its third and final reading...


Third Reading of the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Bill

Mr Speaker, I move that the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Bill be now read a third time. Let me start my speech by explaining how I became interested in...


Bishop congratulates winning Hutt Young Enterprise companies

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is congratulating the successful Hutt companies in the 2016 Wellington Regional Young Enterprise Scheme awards. “It was a real privilege...