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First reading of the Bill

Audio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall on 29 August 2012. The Bill passed its first reading - 80 ayes / 40 noes.

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  • 0:00:11 - Lockwood Smith (Speaker)
  • 0:00:22 - Louisa Wall (Manurewa, Labour Party)
  • 0:10:40 - Nikki Kaye (Auckland Central, National Party)
  • 0:20:46 - Su'a William Sio (Mangere, Labour Party)
  • 0:24:33 - Kevin Hague (List member, Green Party)
  • 0:29:35 - Winston Peters (List member and leader of New Zealand First)
  • 0:35:50 - Tim Macindoe (Hamilton West, National Party)
  • 0:41:14 - David Clark (Dunedin North, Labour Party)
  • 0:46:07 - Paul Hutchison (Hunua, National Party)
  • 0:51:30 - John Hayes (Wairarapa, National Party)
  • 0:57:10 - Jami-Lee Ross (Botany, National Party)
  • 1:02:00 - Louisa Wall (Manurewa, Labour Party)
  • 1:07:15 - Personal vote called for

Note: The result was incorrectly read in the House. Also note that Raymond Huo (List member, Labour Party) did not abstain from the vote but was also not recorded as voting for or against the Bill (the reason for only 120 votes in a 121 seat Parliament)

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Record date:29th August 2012
Location:Parliament buildings, Wellington
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Audio courtesy of:Parliament TV
URL:https://www.pridenz.com/marriage_equality_parliament_29_august_2012.html