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NEW ZEALAND
House of Representatives

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name House of Representatives Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1959 -
LEADERSHIP
President

David Carter (M) 

Notes Elected on 31 Jan. 2013.
Secretary General Mary Harris (F) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 120 / 121
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 41 (33.88%)
Mode of designation directly elected 120
other 1
Notes Other: there is currently one overhang seat.
Term 3 years
Last renewal dates 20 September 2014
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address House of Representatives
Parliament House
Wellington
NEW ZEALAND
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Phone (64 4) 817 99 99
Fax (64 4) 817 64 22
E-mail ipu@parliament.govt.nz
parlinfo@parliament.govt.nz
Website http://www.parliament.nz/

This page was last updated on 22 September 2014
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