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New Zealand

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House of Representatives

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

Related news


Presenting human rights work of IPU to Canadian parliamentarians.

In this extract of a virtual meeting from 2 February 2021, Hon. David McGuinty, Member of the Canadian House of Commons, and Hon. David Carter, former Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, present the work of the IPU
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David Carter

Interview with David Carter, MP from New Zealand

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. David Carter, MP from New Zealand
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Press releases
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IPU and NZ Parliament hold security seminar for Pacific region parliaments

This week, the IPU and the New Zealand Parliament will jointly host a seminar on tackling the global spread of illicit weapons. The seminar focuses on implementing United Nations Security Council resolution 1540. This resolution imposes obligations on all states
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Anne Tolley

VIDEO: Anne Tolley, MP from New Zealand, on gender equality

Anne Tolley, MP from New Zealand and Second Vice-President of the Bureau of Women Parliamentarians, on the barriers that prevent women from running for office. She was speaking at the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, held in Doha, 6-10
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Case studies

Case studies
Jacinda Ardern

Women in politics in New Zealand: here’s what they are doing right

New Zealand was the first country in the world where women won the right to vote and it’s now a leader for gender parity in politics. Following the October 2020 elections, Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Jacinda Ardern leads the most
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Related events

Wellington, New Zealand
The main purpose of the seminar is to strengthen parliaments’ ability to assess the risk associated with WMD and to take the requisite measures to lower the risk in the region. The seminar will aim to facilitate the transfer of
Sep 19 2019

Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific region on the SDGs


In the region