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Social Assistance (Residency Qualification) Legislation Bill – Second Reading – Video 8


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purpose of this bill and is an important bill today. The
purpose of this bill and purpose of this bill and the way I
see purpose of this bill and the way I
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see it is threefold. The purpose of this bill and the way I
see it is threefold. The first see it is threefold. The first is
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around flexibility. The see it is threefold. The first is
around flexibility. The see it is threefold. The first is
around flexibility. The second around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. The around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. The around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. The third around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. The third is around flexibility. The second is
around fairness. The third is around around fairness. The third is around
contributing to around fairness. The third is around
contributing to around fairness. The third is around
contributing to local around fairness. The third is around
contributing to local economies around fairness. The third is around
contributing to local economies contributing to local economies in
the realm. contributing to local economies in
the realm. We contributing to local economies in
the realm. We are very happy to contributing to local economies in
the realm. We are very happy to the realm. We are very happy to
support the realm. We are very happy to
support this the realm. We are very happy to
support this bill the realm. We are very happy to
support this bill the realm. We are very happy to
support this bill because support this bill because it allows
people support this bill because it allows
people support this bill because it allows
people who are support this bill because it allows
people who are support this bill because it allows
people who are from the support this bill because it allows
people who are from the support this bill because it allows
people who are from the realm support this bill because it allows
people who are from the realm of people who are from the realm of
Cook people who are from the realm of
Cook Islands, people who are from the realm of
Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau people who are from the realm of
Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau the
ability to come Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau the
ability to come Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau the
ability to come to New Zealand Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau the
ability to come to New Zealand ability to come to New Zealand and
contribute to ability to come to New Zealand and
contribute to contribute to the New Zealand
economy contribute to the New Zealand
economy contribute to the New Zealand
economy but also go contribute to the New Zealand
economy but also go contribute to the New Zealand
economy but also go back to their contribute to the New Zealand
economy but also go back to their economy but also go back to their
home countries economy but also go back to their
home countries economy but also go back to their
home countries or their countries economy but also go back to their
home countries or their countries home countries or their countries
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those economies and Ofy gin, continue to contribute to Ofy gin, continue to contribute to continue to contribute to those
economies continue to contribute to those
economies and at the continue to contribute to those
economies and at the continue to contribute to those
economies and at the same time continue to contribute to those
economies and at the same time economies and at the same time
fulfil the residency economies and at the same time
fulfil the residency fulfil the residency requirement for
New Zealand fulfil the residency requirement for
New Zealand super fulfil the residency requirement for
New Zealand super or fulfil the residency requirement for
New Zealand super or New Zealand super or the veterans
pension. It is New Zealand super or the veterans
pension. It is New Zealand super or the veterans
pension. It is also about fairness. pension. It is also about fairness.
It pension. It is also about fairness.
It pension. It is also about fairness.
It is about pension. It is also about fairness.
It is about pension. It is also about fairness.
It is about those who contribute pension. It is also about fairness.
It is about those who contribute It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand and who It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand and who It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand and who have the It is about those who contribute to
New Zealand and who have the ability New Zealand and who have the ability
to access their New Zealand and who have the ability
to access their New Zealand and who have the ability
to access their New Zealand super, New Zealand and who have the ability
to access their New Zealand super, to access their New Zealand super,
to also be to access their New Zealand super,
to also be to access their New Zealand super,
to also be able to access their New Zealand super,
to also be able to access super to access their New Zealand super,
to also be able to access super to also be able to access super
wherever to also be able to access super
wherever they are to also be able to access super
wherever they are to also be able to access super
wherever they are in the realm. to also be able to access super
wherever they are in the realm. And wherever they are in the realm. And
finally it wherever they are in the realm. And
finally it wherever they are in the realm. And
finally it is around contributing wherever they are in the realm. And
finally it is around contributing finally it is around contributing to
local economies. I finally it is around contributing to
local economies. I finally it is around contributing to
local economies. I see this as local economies. I see this as
actually local economies. I see this as
actually a very local economies. I see this as
actually a very local economies. I see this as
actually a very important bill for local economies. I see this as
actually a very important bill for actually a very important bill for
helping actually a very important bill for
helping actually a very important bill for
helping to provide actually a very important bill for
helping to provide actually a very important bill for
helping to provide remittances back actually a very important bill for
helping to provide remittances back helping to provide remittances back
to these local helping to provide remittances back
to these local economies helping to provide remittances back
to these local economies to provide helping to provide remittances back
to these local economies to provide to these local economies to provide
the to these local economies to provide
the skills to these local economies to provide
the skills and expertise of to these local economies to provide
the skills and expertise of all the skills and expertise of all
these people the skills and expertise of all
these people the skills and expertise of all
these people who have the skills and expertise of all
these people who have the skills and expertise of all
these people who have worked here, the skills and expertise of all
these people who have worked here, these people who have worked here,
who have got these people who have worked here,
who have got who have got New Zealand connection,
expertees to go who have got New Zealand connection,
expertees to go expertees to go back to their home
countries expertees to go back to their home
countries expertees to go back to their home
countries once they have expertees to go back to their home
countries once they have expertees to go back to their home
countries once they have turned 50 countries once they have turned 50
or countries once they have turned 50
or over 50 and to be countries once they have turned 50
or over 50 and to be countries once they have turned 50
or over 50 and to be able or over 50 and to be able to
contribute or over 50 and to be able to
contribute or over 50 and to be able to
contribute their or over 50 and to be able to
contribute their local economies. I or over 50 and to be able to
contribute their local economies. I contribute their local economies. I
would contribute their local economies. I
would love contribute their local economies. I
would love to contribute their local economies. I
would love to certainly would love to certainly acknowledge,
your would love to certainly acknowledge,
your would love to certainly acknowledge,
your origins in would love to certainly acknowledge,
your origins in would love to certainly acknowledge,
your origins in coming your origins in coming from the Cook
Islands and your origins in coming from the Cook
Islands and your origins in coming from the Cook
Islands and also our colleague your origins in coming from the Cook
Islands and also our colleague Islands and also our colleague on
this Islands and also our colleague on
this side Islands and also our colleague on
this side of the house, Islands and also our colleague on
this side of the house, this side of the house, Alfred
Ngaro, this side of the house, Alfred
Ngaro, because this side of the house, Alfred
Ngaro, because both of them this side of the house, Alfred
Ngaro, because both of them this side of the house, Alfred
Ngaro, because both of them come Ngaro, because both of them come
from the Ngaro, because both of them come
from the Ngaro, because both of them come
from the Cook Islands as well. Ngaro, because both of them come
from the Cook Islands as well. Of Ngaro, because both of them come
from the Cook Islands as well. Of from the Cook Islands as well. Of
course, we from the Cook Islands as well. Of
course, we from the Cook Islands as well. Of
course, we cannot under estimate from the Cook Islands as well. Of
course, we cannot under estimate course, we cannot under estimate the
importance course, we cannot under estimate the
importance course, we cannot under estimate the
importance of our course, we cannot under estimate the
importance of our course, we cannot under estimate the
importance of our relationship importance of our relationship with
the Cook Islands, importance of our relationship with
the Cook Islands, Niue the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau
both the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau
both the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau
both from the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau
both from a the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau
both from a both from a historic perspective
dating back both from a historic perspective
dating back to both from a historic perspective
dating back to somewhat both from a historic perspective
dating back to somewhat dating back to somewhat 1946 in
terms of dating back to somewhat 1946 in
terms of the dating back to somewhat 1946 in
terms of the dating back to somewhat 1946 in
terms of the South terms of the South Pacific
Commission terms of the South Pacific
Commission terms of the South Pacific
Commission but terms of the South Pacific
Commission but also terms of the South Pacific
Commission but also the terms of the South Pacific
Commission but also the Commission but also the political
and the Commission but also the political
and the Commission but also the political
and the economic relationship Commission but also the political
and the economic relationship and the economic relationship that and the economic relationship that and the economic relationship that and the economic relationship that It really is by way of a
constitutional constitutional relationship. The
people constitutional relationship. The
people constitutional relationship. The
people in constitutional relationship. The
people in these countries constitutional relationship. The
people in these countries are constitutional relationship. The
people in these countries are New people in these countries are New
people in these countries are New people in these countries are New
Zealand citizens and that people in these countries are New
Zealand citizens and that people in these countries are New
Zealand citizens and that this bill people in these countries are New
Zealand citizens and that this bill Zealand citizens and that this bill
extends the same Zealand citizens and that this bill
extends the same Zealand citizens and that this bill
extends the same level of Zealand citizens and that this bill
extends the same level of extends the same level of rights
that extends the same level of rights
that they extends the same level of rights
that they have extends the same level of rights
that they have extends the same level of rights
that they have in order to extends the same level of rights
that they have in order to extends the same level of rights
that they have in order to get that they have in order to get
access that they have in order to get
access to that they have in order to get
access to that they have in order to get
access to the pension. So, that they have in order to get
access to the pension. So, access to the pension. So, Madam
Speaker, access to the pension. So, Madam
Speaker, what access to the pension. So, Madam
Speaker, what is the policy problem access to the pension. So, Madam
Speaker, what is the policy problem Speaker, what is the policy problem
that this Speaker, what is the policy problem
that this Speaker, what is the policy problem
that this bill is Speaker, what is the policy problem
that this bill is trying Well, certainly it is around the Well, certainly it is around the Well, certainly it is around the fantastic contribution from my
colleague fantastic contribution from my
colleague Maureen fantastic contribution from my
colleague Maureen Pugh fantastic contribution from my
colleague Maureen Pugh who outlined fantastic contribution from my
colleague Maureen Pugh who outlined colleague Maureen Pugh who outlined
that there is a colleague Maureen Pugh who outlined
that there is a that there is a member’s bill that
will, that there is a member’s bill that
will, that there is a member’s bill that
will, in that there is a member’s bill that
will, in fact, extend this that there is a member’s bill that
will, in fact, extend this will, in fact, extend this
requirement will, in fact, extend this
requirement to 20 years. will, in fact, extend this
requirement to 20 years. will, in fact, extend this
requirement to 20 years. So if that will, in fact, extend this
requirement to 20 years. So if that requirement to 20 years. So if that requirement to 20 years. So if that requirement to 20 years. So if that requirement to 20 years. So if that then we will have to need to discuss
the then we will have to need to discuss
the implications for this then we will have to need to discuss
the implications for this bill. the implications for this bill. It
is also the implications for this bill. It
is also around the implications for this bill. It
is also around the next the implications for this bill. It
is also around the next is also around the next requirement,
which is also around the next requirement,
which is is also around the next requirement,
which is around is also around the next requirement,
which is around which is around the five years above
50. which is around the five years above
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50. So there’s this idea which is around the five years above
50. So there’s this idea 50. So there’s this idea that you
have 50. So there’s this idea that you
have 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go back 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go back to 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go back to 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go back to your home 50. So there’s this idea that you
have to go back to your home country have to go back to your home country
or you have to have to go back to your home country
or you have to stay have to go back to your home country
or you have to stay in New have to go back to your home country
or you have to stay in New or you have to stay in New Zealand
over 50 or you have to stay in New Zealand
over 50 years or you have to stay in New Zealand
over 50 years of age in order or you have to stay in New Zealand
over 50 years of age in order to over 50 years of age in order to
qualify over 50 years of age in order to
qualify over 50 years of age in order to
qualify for the pension. over 50 years of age in order to
qualify for the pension. This qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially does away qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially does away qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially does away with that so qualify for the pension. This bill
essentially does away with that so essentially does away with that so
that essentially does away with that so
that people from Cook Islands, Niue essentially does away with that so
that people from Cook Islands, Niue that people from Cook Islands, Niue
and Tokelau may that people from Cook Islands, Niue
and Tokelau may go that people from Cook Islands, Niue
and Tokelau may go back to that people from Cook Islands, Niue
and Tokelau may go back to and Tokelau may go back to their
countries, and Tokelau may go back to their
countries, contribute and Tokelau may go back to their
countries, contribute to their local and Tokelau may go back to their
countries, contribute to their local countries, contribute to their local
economies countries, contribute to their local
economies countries, contribute to their local
economies and countries, contribute to their local
economies and also fulfil countries, contribute to their local
economies and also fulfil economies and also fulfil the
requirements for economies and also fulfil the
requirements for economies and also fulfil the
requirements for the requirements for the New Zealand
super requirements for the New Zealand
super requirements for the New Zealand
super or pension. Now, requirements for the New Zealand
super or pension. Now, super or pension. Now, Madam
Speaker, super or pension. Now, Madam
Speaker, super or pension. Now, Madam
Speaker, other options were super or pension. Now, Madam
Speaker, other options were Speaker, other options were
considered Speaker, other options were
considered in Speaker, other options were
considered in this Speaker, other options were
considered in this select committee Speaker, other options were
considered in this select committee considered in this select committee
process. So considered in this select committee
process. So considered in this select committee
process. So the option considered in this select committee
process. So the option considered in this select committee
process. So the option that process. So the option that was
process. So the option that was process. So the option that was
really chosen process. So the option that was
really chosen by the select really chosen by the select
committee really chosen by the select
committee was an option really chosen by the select
committee was an option really chosen by the select
committee was an option that really chosen by the select
committee was an option that committee was an option that removes
the disincentives committee was an option that removes
the disincentives committee was an option that removes
the disincentives for people to committee was an option that removes
the disincentives for people to committee was an option that removes
the disincentives for people to move the disincentives for people to move
to the islands the disincentives for people to move
to the islands the disincentives for people to move
to the islands and to contribute to the disincentives for people to move
to the islands and to contribute to to the islands and to contribute to
their local to the islands and to contribute to
their local economy. to the islands and to contribute to
their local economy. But it’s to the islands and to contribute to
their local economy. But it’s to the islands and to contribute to
their local economy. But it’s also their local economy. But it’s also
the their local economy. But it’s also
the option their local economy. But it’s also
the option their local economy. But it’s also
the option that retains their local economy. But it’s also
the option that retains their local economy. But it’s also
the option that retains the the option that retains the core
principles the option that retains the core
principles the option that retains the core
principles of the option that retains the core
principles of New Zealand the option that retains the core
principles of New Zealand principles of New Zealand
superannuation, which means that you principles of New Zealand
superannuation, which means that you principles of New Zealand
must stay here for a principles of New Zealand
must stay here for a principles of New Zealand
must stay here for a certain must stay here for a certain number
of years must stay here for a certain number
of years must stay here for a certain number
of years and work here must stay here for a certain number
of years and work here must stay here for a certain number
of years and work here in New must stay here for a certain number
of years and work here in New of years and work here in New
Zealand but you of years and work here in New
Zealand but you of years and work here in New
Zealand but you also must work of years and work here in New
Zealand but you also must work Zealand but you also must work in
these Zealand but you also must work in
these Zealand but you also must work in
these countries Zealand but you also must work in
these countries in order Zealand but you also must work in
these countries in order Zealand but you also must work in
these countries in order to these countries in order to satisfy
the requirements. these countries in order to satisfy
the requirements. Because these countries in order to satisfy
the requirements. Because of these countries in order to satisfy
the requirements. Because of these countries in order to satisfy
the requirements. Because of our the requirements. Because of our
special the requirements. Because of our
special relationship, the requirements. Because of our
special relationship, it is the requirements. Because of our
special relationship, it is the requirements. Because of our
that if you are the requirements. Because of our
that if you are that if you are in the realm, no
matter that if you are in the realm, no
matter that if you are in the realm, no
matter where you are, that if you are in the realm, no
matter where you are, that if you are in the realm, no
matter where you are, you matter where you are, you are
fulfilling the matter where you are, you are
fulfilling the this bill. So that was the option
that this bill. So that was the option
that the this bill. So that was the option
that the this bill. So that was the option
that the select committee chose this bill. So that was the option
that the select committee chose that the select committee chose for
this. I that the select committee chose for
this. I that the select committee chose for
this. I do want to that the select committee chose for
this. I do want to go that the select committee chose for
this. I do want to go through that the select committee chose for
this. I do want to go through some this. I do want to go through some
of this. I do want to go through some
of this. I do want to go through some
of the submissions this. I do want to go through some
of the submissions of the submissions from the select
committee. of the submissions from the select
committee. Essentially of the submissions from the select
committee. Essentially we did of the submissions from the select
committee. Essentially we did committee. Essentially we did
receive committee. Essentially we did
receive seven committee. Essentially we did
receive seven submissions in total committee. Essentially we did
receive seven submissions in total not a lot, but certainly very
substantial not a lot, but certainly very
substantial and not a lot, but certainly very
substantial and submissions at that. Two of those
submissions submissions at that. Two of those
submissions were submissions at that. Two of those
submissions were submissions at that. Two of those
submissions were received orally and submissions were received orally and
submissions were received orally and submissions were received orally and
I was there submissions were received orally and
I was there submissions were received orally and
I was there at that meeting submissions were received orally and
I was there at that meeting I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we I was there at that meeting where we High Commissioner to this area.
Essentially, High Commissioner to this area.
Essentially, there were High Commissioner to this area.
Essentially, there were High Commissioner to this area.
Essentially, there were three Essentially, there were three key
arguments that Essentially, there were three key
arguments that Essentially, there were three key
arguments that were Essentially, there were three key
arguments that were raised Essentially, there were three key
arguments that were raised against arguments that were raised against
this bill. The arguments that were raised against
this bill. The first arguments that were raised against
this bill. The first is that arguments that were raised against
this bill. The first is that this bill. The first is that there
is this bill. The first is that there
is this bill. The first is that there
is potential this bill. The first is that there
is potential to discriminate this bill. The first is that there
is potential to discriminate this bill. The first is that there
is potential to discriminate in this this bill. The first is that there
is potential to discriminate in this is potential to discriminate in this
bill for is potential to discriminate in this
bill for those is potential to discriminate in this
bill for those that is potential to discriminate in this
bill for those that is potential to discriminate in this
bill for those that are from is potential to discriminate in this
bill for those that are from bill for those that are from this
realm versus bill for those that are from this
realm versus those bill for those that are from this
realm versus those that bill for those that are from this
realm versus those that bill for those that are from this
realm versus those that are not from bill for those that are from this
realm versus those that are not from realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I want to realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I want to realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I want to assure realm versus those that are not from
this realm. I want to assure the this realm. I want to assure the
submitters that this realm. I want to assure the
submitters that this realm. I want to assure the
submitters that this this realm. I want to assure the
submitters that this bill doesn’t, this realm. I want to assure the
submitters that this bill doesn’t, submitters that this bill doesn’t,
in submitters that this bill doesn’t,
in fact, discriminate, submitters that this bill doesn’t,
in fact, discriminate, that in fact, discriminate, that anybody,
no matter where in fact, discriminate, that anybody,
no matter where in fact, discriminate, that anybody,
no matter where you in fact, discriminate, that anybody,
no matter where you are from, in fact, discriminate, that anybody,
no matter where you are from, no matter where you are from, can
move no matter where you are from, can
move no matter where you are from, can
move to these no matter where you are from, can
move to these no matter where you are from, can
move to these countries after no matter where you are from, can
move to these countries after move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps you have move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps you have move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps you have come from move to these countries after you’re
50, so perhaps you have come from 50, so perhaps you have come from
South Africa, 50, so perhaps you have come from
South Africa, 50, so perhaps you have come from
South Africa, for example, we get 50, so perhaps you have come from
South Africa, for example, we get South Africa, for example, we get a
lot South Africa, for example, we get a
lot South Africa, for example, we get a
lot of South Africans South Africa, for example, we get a
lot of South Africans lot of South Africans in my
electorate, you lot of South Africans in my
electorate, you electorate, you come from South
Africa, electorate, you come from South
Africa, electorate, you come from South electorate, you come from South electorate, you come from South electorate, you come from South South Africa at 45, you work right
up South Africa at 45, you work right
up until South Africa at 45, you work right
up until South Africa at 45, you work right
up until 50 South Africa at 45, you work right
up until 50 and South Africa at 45, you work right
up until 50 and you up until 50 and you decide, well,
up until 50 and you decide, up until 50 and you decide, well,
Cook Islands, up until 50 and you decide, well,
Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau, they Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau, they
are Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau, they
are beautiful places to Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau, they
are beautiful places to live are beautiful places to live and
maybe I’d like are beautiful places to live and
maybe I’d like are beautiful places to live and
maybe I’d like to retire there so are beautiful places to live and
maybe I’d like to retire there so maybe I’d like to retire there so it
gives these people maybe I’d like to retire there so it
gives these people maybe I’d like to retire there so it
gives these people the opportunity gives these people the opportunity
to gives these people the opportunity
to actually go gives these people the opportunity
to actually go to to actually go to these countries
and also to to actually go to these countries
and also to to actually go to these countries
and also to fulfil to actually go to these countries
and also to fulfil the requirements to actually go to these countries
and also to fulfil the requirements and also to fulfil the requirements
for their and also to fulfil the requirements
for their and also to fulfil the requirements
for their New Zealand and also to fulfil the requirements
for their New Zealand and also to fulfil the requirements
for their New Zealand super for their New Zealand super or
veterans pension. for their New Zealand super or
veterans pension. So, for their New Zealand super or
veterans pension. So, in fact, it for their New Zealand super or
veterans pension. So, in fact, it veterans pension. So, in fact, it
doesn’t discriminate. veterans pension. So, in fact, it
doesn’t discriminate. The doesn’t discriminate. The second
point that was doesn’t discriminate. The second
point that was doesn’t discriminate. The second
point that was raised in doesn’t discriminate. The second
point that was raised in the point that was raised in the select
committee submissions point that was raised in the select
committee submissions point that was raised in the select
committee submissions is that point that was raised in the select
committee submissions is that there committee submissions is that there
would committee submissions is that there
would be committee submissions is that there
would be committee submissions is that there
would be an unfair committee submissions is that there
would be an unfair would be an unfair advantage from
people would be an unfair advantage from
people would be an unfair advantage from
people from those islands. would be an unfair advantage from
people from those islands. I people from those islands. I have
just people from those islands. I have
just demonstrated people from those islands. I have
just demonstrated that there will people from those islands. I have
just demonstrated that there will just demonstrated that there will
not be, just demonstrated that there will
not be, just demonstrated that there will
not be, in just demonstrated that there will
not be, in fact, just demonstrated that there will
not be, in fact, an unfair advantage just demonstrated that there will
not be, in fact, an unfair advantage not be, in fact, an unfair advantage
from not be, in fact, an unfair advantage
from these islands. not be, in fact, an unfair advantage
from these islands. The not be, in fact, an unfair advantage
from these islands. The from these islands. The finally
thing that was raced from these islands. The finally
thing that was raced from these islands. The finally
thing that was raced final thing that was raced final thing
that was raised thing that was raced final thing
that was raised that was raised was around the
economic that was raised was around the
economic that was raised was around the
economic impact of this bill an that was raised was around the
economic impact of this bill an economic impact of this bill an
there was economic impact of this bill an
there was a engrossed in my speech that Madam
Speaker engrossed in my speech that Madam
Speaker for engrossed in my speech that Madam
Speaker for got engrossed in my speech that Madam
Speaker for got to do engrossed in my speech that Madam
Speaker for got to do Speaker for got to do the buzzer. Speaker for got to do the buzzer. The economic value would actually be
harmed The economic value would actually be
harmed from this bill. I The economic value would actually be
harmed from this bill. I The economic value would actually be
harmed from this bill. I want to harmed from this bill. I want to
harmed from this bill. I want to harmed from this bill. I want to
assure the submitters harmed from this bill. I want to
assure the submitters assure the submitters that I
actually assure the submitters that I
actually think assure the submitters that I bill has the potential to add a
bill has the potential to add a bill has the potential to add a
significant amount of economic bill has the potential to add a
significant amount of economic bill has the potential to add a
significant amount of economic value significant amount of economic value
to significant amount of economic value
to these to these countries through
remittances to these countries through
remittances to these countries through
remittances and also to these countries through
remittances and also through remittances and also through the
economic remittances and also through the
economic activity remittances and also through the
economic activity of these remittances and also through the
economic activity of these remittances and also through the
economic activity of these people in remittances and also through the
economic activity of these people in economic activity of these people in
these countries economic activity of these people in
these countries economic activity of these people in
these countries while they’re economic activity of these people in
these countries while they’re these countries while they’re
fulfilling these countries while they’re
fulfilling the requirements these countries while they’re
fulfilling the requirements fulfilling the requirements for
their pension. fulfilling the requirements for
their pension. So fulfilling the requirements for
their pension. So there fulfilling the requirements for
their pension. So there you fulfilling the requirements for
their pension. So there you have it, their pension. So there you have it,
that their pension. So there you have it,
that is their pension. So there you have it,
that is the their pension. So there you have it,
that is the major flaws that their pension. So there you have it,
that is the major flaws that were that is the major flaws that were
raised that is the major flaws that were
raised that is the major flaws that were
raised in the submission that is the major flaws that were
raised in the submission that is the major flaws that were
raised in the submission process raised in the submission process and
I’ve raised in the submission process and
I’ve raised in the submission process and
I’ve managed to raised in the submission process and
I’ve managed to raised in the submission process and
I’ve managed to dispel some raised in the submission process and
I’ve managed to dispel some of I’ve managed to dispel some of
those. I would like I’ve managed to dispel some of
those. I would like those. I would like to spend the
last those. I would like to spend the
last those. I would like to spend the
last kind those. I would like to spend the
last kind of minute those. I would like to spend the
last kind of minute last kind of minute just talking
about the select last kind of minute just talking
about the select last kind of minute just talking
about the select committee and I’d last kind of minute just talking
about the select committee and I’d about the select committee and I’d
like to about the select committee and I’d
like to thank about the select committee and I’d
like to thank all the members on about the select committee and I’d
like to thank all the members on about the select committee and I’d
like to thank all the members on the like to thank all the members on the
select committee like to thank all the members on the
select committee like to thank all the members on the
select committee for their tiresome like to thank all the members on the
select committee for their tiresome select committee for their tiresome
work select committee for their tiresome
work in hearing select committee for their tiresome
work in hearing work in hearing the submissions… Tireless, tireless, thank you to my
colleague colleague Brett Hudson… It has been a long week, thank you.
I’d It has been a long week, thank you.
I’d It has been a long week, thank you.
I’d just like to say It has been a long week, thank you.
I’d just like to say that I’d just like to say that this is a
good I’d just like to say that this is a
good I’d just like to say that this is a
good bill and it I’d just like to say that this is a
good bill and it I’d just like to say that this is a
good bill and it is a good bill I’d just like to say that this is a
good bill and it is a good bill good bill and it is a good bill that
I believe good bill and it is a good bill that
I believe good bill and it is a good bill that
I believe is going good bill and it is a good bill that
I believe is going to I believe is going to get a lot of
support I believe is going to get a lot of
support I believe is going to get a lot of
support in the House I believe is going to get a lot of
support in the House I believe is going to get a lot of
support in the House and I believe is going to get a lot of
support in the House and I’m support in the House and I’m looking
forward support in the House and I’m looking
forward support in the House and I’m looking
forward to seeing all support in the House and I’m looking
forward to seeing all support in the House and I’m looking
forward to seeing all of those forward to seeing all of those
forward to seeing all of those forward to seeing all of those
people who contribute to forward to seeing all of those
people who contribute to people who contribute to New
Zealand’s economy also people who contribute to New
Zealand’s economy also to Zealand’s economy also to be able to
access Zealand’s economy also to be able to
access Zealand’s economy also to be able to
access New Zealand super. Zealand’s economy also to be able to
access New Zealand super. access New Zealand super. Thank you
very much. You You You have five minutes. You have five minutes. Madam You have five minutes. Madam
Speaker, I’m You have five minutes. Madam
Speaker, I’m You have five minutes. Madam
Speaker, I’m confident you won’t You have five minutes. Madam
Speaker, I’m confident you won’t Speaker, I’m confident you won’t
have as Speaker, I’m confident you won’t
have as much have as much difficulty
concentrating have as much difficulty
concentrating on have as much difficulty
concentrating on my presentation have as much difficulty
concentrating on my presentation concentrating on my presentation as
you did concentrating on my presentation as
you did concentrating on my presentation as
you did on the last. concentrating on my presentation as
you did on the last. I concentrating on my presentation as
you did on the last. I wouldn’t back concentrating on my presentation as
you did on the last. I wouldn’t back you did on the last. I wouldn’t back
myself you did on the last. I wouldn’t back
myself on that, Mr O’Connor. you did on the last. I wouldn’t back
myself on that, Mr O’Connor. I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do I said I wouldn’t back myself on
that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do
my best, that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do
my best, that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do
my best, Madam that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do
my best, Madam Speaker, at this time that, Mr O’Connor. Oh, well, I’ll do
my best, Madam Speaker, at this time my best, Madam Speaker, at this time
of day. Madam my best, Madam Speaker, at this time
of day. Madam my best, Madam Speaker, at this time
of day. Madam Speaker, I have been my best, Madam Speaker, at this time
of day. Madam Speaker, I have been a of day. Madam Speaker, I have been a
part of the select of day. Madam Speaker, I have been a
part of the select of day. Madam Speaker, I have been a
part of the select committee that of day. Madam Speaker, I have been a
part of the select committee that part of the select committee that
has considered this bill. part of the select committee that
has considered this bill. A

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