Prime Minister Bill English says there is no urgency to repeal New Zealand's blasphemy law and it can be dealt with under an omnibus bill.

English said there were probably "hundreds" of old laws that were no longer relevant.

The normal process was to "bundle up" such changes in a Statutes Bill so as to not waste Parliament's time.

"I don't think there is great urgency about it. I see there is some proposal for Parliament to do it all today but it is just one of these laws," English said.


Act leader David Seymour