Parliament Bills in the House

As at 21 March a number of Bills relevant to farming were before Parliament, at various stages:

- Building Amendment Bill; awaiting first reading

- Local Electoral Act Amendment Bill; awaiting first reading

- Regulatory Standards Bill; being considered by Commerce Committee

- Game Animal Council Bill; being considered by the Local Government and Environment Select Committee

- Crown Pastoral Land(Rental for Pastoral Leases) Amendment Bill; awaiting final stages in the House

- Biosecurity Amendment Bill; formerly part of the Customs and Excise (Joint Border Management Information Sharing and Other Matters) Amendment Bill awaiting final stages in the House

- Biosecurity Law Reform Bill; awaiting final stages in the House

- Food Bill; awaiting final stages in the House

- Other reviews and consultations

- Proposals to Review the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act - Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

- Review of Agricultural Transport Rules - Ministry of Transport

- Review of Herd Scheme Elections - Inland Revenue Department

- Consultation on Road User Charges Regulations - Ministry of Transport

- Consultation on Basel III Capital Adequacy Requirements - Reserve Bank of NZ.



April 17 - Nelson AGM, Seifreid Estate

April 21 - Mid-Canterbury AGM, Hotel Ashburton

April 23 - Northland AGM, Northland Dairy Development Trust

May 3 - Marlborough AGM

May 4 - Auckland AGM, BNZ Partners Centre, East Tamaki. West Coast AGM

May 7 - Rotorua/Taupo AGM

May 8 - Wairarapa AGM, Copthorne Solway Park. Bay of Plenty AGM, Edgecumbe Memorial Hall

May 9 - Hawke's Bay AGM, Vidals, Hastings. Southland AGM, Invercargill Working Mens Club. Tararua AGM, Dannevirke

May 10 - Manawatu/Rangitikei AGM, Rangitikei Club. Waikato AGM, Hamilton Airport Motor Inn. Otago AGM

May 11 - South Canterbury AGM, The Poplars Reception Centre. Wanganui AGM. Hauraki Coromandel AGM, Whitianga

May 16 - Gisborne AGM

May 16-17 - Level One Leadership Course, Wellington

May 18 - Taranaki AGM, The Devon Hotel

May 22 - Golden Bay AGM, Kahurangi Function Centre

May 24 - Ruapehu AGM

May 25 - North Otago AGM

For a lot more events, see 'events and training' at

- Hamilton News

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