Social Assistance (Residency Qualification) Legislation Bill – Second Reading – Video 12
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Social Assistance (Residency Qualification) Legislation Bill – Second Reading – Video 12


madam Speaker other than the fact that I come in this bill to the house madam Speaker Maloney I call Joann Hosey Atum madam Speaker and I stand to speak on this the spell Hospital at everybody of supporting in the house to do with the social assistance residents residency qualification legislation bill and I’m very much like the previous speaker but the purpose of the bill being well traversed in the house and with me being one of the but just about one of the last speakers so you know I’m really pleased that this bill will actually allow Farne within the Cook Islands Niue a and took a loan at live in New Zealand to actually remain in their respective islands without having to travel to New Zealand to qualify for a superannuation in the veteran’s pension but madam – I just want to I’m going to traverse a another area of fucka Papa and I’m talking about the Papa of cook Island and of your of your phone.i madam Speaker because I think it’s really interesting we never we travel overseas to the islands in winner whenever we meet Jay smarty in Pacifica we always treat each other as brother and sister never more so than with the cook Island community and fun idea and why do I say that because we share a common ancestor we share a common ancestor and Paikea and pike his name was actually kuru tyranny was his real name and he was an ancestor of the Cook Islands and lived in the Cook Islands and so if you ask the cook island person about we did Marty come from they would respond by saying nor corn a in other words from here from our islands and from cavity ataarangi and so what happened was that Papa made him GUI madam Speaker I know that you’re well aware of it but the members of the House may not be and so what happened was that curry teacher Danny had a brother Rua tapu and he was AB lower rank – coyote – honey so he hunted him down he hunted him down because care et cetera he was of excellent fishermen and so because the younger brother was jealous he hunted Co he cheated on you down and tried to kill him but coyote said I needed an incantation which brought forward the southern humpback whale of which ket tyranny jumped on the back in vallah he ended up in New Zealand arterial New Zealand and therefore the a way of naughty Poirot and nighta who were became we’re actually born that is why when I’m down and I Tahu and I’m up in Logic Pro I see the papa of Paikea poker on the walls of schools at watch Achilles school and other schools I hear the corridor about Paikea and that is what actually links Maori and Pasifika together bet in many other a lot of people call them our legions but they are our history they are they are the things that bring us together so when I I look at this particular bill this bill where New Zealand has constitutional responsibility for the islands I am very proud that we can go across all political realms and actually come together and support this bill and I know that it was at this bill actually started under a national lead government and it was led out by the Honorable sir bill English because he had that passion there and he wanted to see that our constitutional responsibility for the people of Cook Islands and Niue a and chuckle I was being upheld and so I’m really pleased that I can stand here and say you know well done to everybody in this house for supporting this particular bill madam Speaker I want to also mention the Select Committee and the prices that they went through I no longer sit on the Select Committee on the social see the Select Committee but I think the work that they have done on it has been really good even though they haven’t been any changes to it I think that and he’s being well traversed and well debated submissions that have actually come forward for the committee I do look forward to the committee stage I think it could be quite a committee stage and then a very quick third reading because this is a billet and we all support I just want to acknowledge acknowledge all of the residents within the islands and end with the New Zealand I don’t really have a lot more to say about this bill just that I I do support it I think that you know if we can have more bills like this my colleague Maureen Pugh talked about the bill that as in the ballot that has been drawn out the mark Peterson bill and about extending the time of residency in New Zealand and I think that the cook Island New a in integral a people have actually nothing to worry about because like Marty they don’t travel that far we stay fairly close to home and so I think that this will have no no impact on them so without any further ado madam chair it was always the hardest partners to be one of the last speakers because everybody said everything and so I’m very proud and very I’m honored to support the bill kyouda I call Keira McNulty in contrast been a speaker it is a privilege to follow Joe Hayes because they’re still so

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