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Third reading of the Bill

Audio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall on 29 August 2012 and read for a third time on 17 April 2013. The Bill passed its third and final reading - 77 ayes / 44 noes.

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Details

  • 0:00:10 - Speaker
  • 0:00:25 - Louisa Wall (Manurewa, Labour Party)
  • 0:10:50 - Maurice Williamson (Pakuranga, National Party)
  • 0:15:00 - Jami-Lee Ross (Botany, National Party)
  • 0:20:00 - Grant Robertson (Wellington Central, Labour Party)
  • 0:30:05 - Winston Peters (List member, New Zealand First)
  • 0:39:45 - Tau Henare (List member, National Party)
  • 0:45:10 - Nikki Kaye (Auckland Central, National Party)
  • 0:50:30 - Kevin Hague (List member, Green Party)
  • 1:00:36 - Maryan Street (List member, Labour Party)
  • 1:09:40 - John Banks (Epsom, ACT New Zealand)
  • 1:13:10 - Te Ururoa Flavell (Waiariki, Maori Party)
  • 1:18:20 - Chester Borrows (Whanganui, National Party)
  • 1:23:40 - Jonathan Young (New Plymouth, National Party)
  • 1:28:38 - Kris Faafoi (Mana, Labour Party)
  • 1:33:20 - Mojo Mathers (List member, Green Party)
  • 1:38:15 - Paul Hutchison (Hunua, National Party)
  • 1:43:42 - Chris Auchinvole (List member, National Party)
  • 1:49:58 - Ruth Dyson (Port Hills, Labour Party)
  • 1:54:10 - Moana Mackey (List member, Labour Party)
  • 1:58:30 - Speaker: Lindsay Tisch, debate concludes and voting commences

Please note that the time between the conclusion of the debate and the vote has been reduced for this podcast.

Points of note

  • 0:14:05 - Maurice Williamson's rainbow comment was later reported by the news media around the world
  • 1:09:40 - In voting in support of marriage equality, John Banks reflects on his anti-homosexual remarks and actions during the debates on homosexual law reform in the mid 1980s.
Record date:17th April 2013
Location:Parliament buildings, Wellington
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Audio courtesy of:Parliament TV
URL:http://www.pridenz.com/marriage_equality_parliament_17_april_2013.html