Gay marriage: How MPs voted

Green co-leader Metria Turei and MP Kevin Hague in the House for the final reading of the Marriage Amendment Bill at Parliament. Photo / Mark Mitchell
Green co-leader Metria Turei and MP Kevin Hague in the House for the final reading of the Marriage Amendment Bill at Parliament. Photo / Mark Mitchell

The Marriage Amendment Bill, which allows same-sex and transgender couples to marry, was passed last night in Parliament, 77 votes to 44.

Here's how the MPs voted:


THOSE IN FAVOUR: 77

National:
Amy Adams, Selwyn
Chris Auchinvole, List
Maggie Barry, North Shore
Paula Bennett, Waitakere
David Bennett, Hamilton East
Jackie Blue, List
Cam Calder, List
David Carter, List
Judith Collins, Papakura
Jacqui Dean, Waitaki
Craig Foss, Tukituki
Aaron Gilmore, List
Paul Goldsmith, List
Jo Goodhew, Rangitata
Tim Groser, List
Tau Henare, List
Paul Hutchison, Hunua
Nikki Kaye, Auckland Central
Steven Joyce, List
John Key, Helensville
Hekia Parata, List
Jami-Lee Ross, Botany
Scott Simpson, Coromandel
Chris Tremain, Napier
Nicky Wagner, Christchurch Central
Kate Wilkinson, Waimakariri
Maurice Williamson, Pakuranga

Labour:
Jacinda Ardern, List
Carol Beaumont, List
David Clark, Dunedin North
Clayton Cosgrove, List
David Cunliffe, New Lynn
Clare Curran, Dunedin South
Lianne Dalziel, Christchurch East
Ruth Dyson, Port Hills
Kris Faafoi., Mana
Darien Fenton, List
Phil Goff, Mt Roskill
Chris Hipkins, Rimutaka
Parekura Horomia, Ikaroa-Rawhiti
Raymond Huo, List
Shane Jones, List
Annette King, Rongotai
Iain Lees-Galloway, Palmerston North
Andrew Little, List
Moana Mackey, List
Nanaia Mahuta, Hauraki-Waikato
Trevor Mallard, Hutt South
Sue Moroney, List
David Parker, List
Rajen Prasad, List
Grant Robertson, Wellington Central
David Shearer, Mt Albert
Maryan Street, List
Phil Twyford, Te Atatu
Louisa Wall, Manurewa
Megan Woods, Wigram

Greens:
Steffan Browning, List
David Clendon, List
Catherine Delahunty, List
Julie-Anne Genter, List
Kennedy Graham, List
Kevin Hague, List
Gareth Hughes, List
Jan Logie, List
Mojo Mathers, List
Russel Norman, List
Denise Roche, List
Metiria Turei, List
Eugenie Sage, List
Holly Walker, List

Maori Party:
Te Ururoa Flavell, Waiariki
Tariana Turia, Te Tai Hauauru
Pita Sharples, Tamaki Makaurau

United Future:
Peter Dunne, Ohariu

Act:
John Banks, Epsom

Mana:
Hone Harawira, Te Tai Tokerau


THOSE AGAINST: 44

National:
Shane Ardern, Taranaki-King Country
Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, List
Chester Borrows, Whanganui
Simon Bridges, Tauranga
Gerry Brownlee, Ilam
Jonathan Coleman, Northcote
Bill English, Cluth-Southland
Chris Finlayson, List
Nathan Guy, Otaki
John Hayes, Wairarapa
Phil Heatley, Whangarei
Colin King, Kaikoura
Melissa Lee, List
Sam Lotu-Iiga, Maungakiekie
Tim Macindoe, Hamilton West
Todd McClay, Rotorua
Murray McCully, East Coast Bays
Ian McKelvie, Rangitikei
Mark Mitchell, Rodney
Alfred Ngaro, List
Simon O'Connor, Tamaki
Eric Roy, Invercargill
Tony Ryall, Bay of Plenty
Mike Sabin, Northland
Katrina Shanks, List
Nick Smith, Nelson
Lindsay Tisch, Waikato
Anne Tolley, East Coast
Louise Upston, Taupo
Michael Woodhouse, List
Jian Yang, List
Jonathan Young, New Plymouth

Labour:
Damien O'Connor, West Coast - Tasman
Ross Robertson, Manukau East
Su'a William Sio, Mangere
Rino Tirikatene, Te Tai Tonga

NZ First:
Asenati Lole-Taylor, List
Tracey Martin, List
Winston Peters, List
Richard Prosser, List
Barbara Stewart, List
Andrew Williams, List
Denis O'Rourke, List

Independent:
Brendan Horan, List

Marriage Amendment Bill:

• Takes effect mid-August
• Allows same-sex and transgender couples to marry
• Allows both people in a gay relationship to be recognised as a parent of an adopted child
• Allows religious ministers to choose who they marry and criticise gay marriage from the pulpit without breaching human rights
• People getting married will be able to choose whether they are called a bride, bridegroom, or partner.

- APNZ

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