Hansard facts

For Parliamentary junkies – 5 ‘favourite facts’ about the Hansard record of Parliament.

This year New Zealand Parliament’s Hansard is celebrating it’s 150th birthday!

Unsure about what exactly Hansard is? See if you can piece together the clues scattered throughout this video as the team at Parliament share their five favourite facts about our official record. Check out more about #NZHansard150 celebrations here: http://bit.ly/2sYYh5p

(And if you’re still stuck and can’t quite figure out what Hansard is, head over to our website here: http://bit.ly/2rl9yw7)


  1. sorethumb

     /  July 12, 2017

    #5. Does that mean I can read the 1986 Burke Review of Immigration?

    • sorethumb

       /  July 12, 2017

      We also need people to go through journals to reveal the dirt that got us here today (post-colonialism, post modernism). Time for a truth and reconciliation commission – look at all the dosh left-wing academics get thrown at them?

  2. Corky

     /  July 12, 2017

    They forgot to mention Peter Dunn.