Test your knowledge of the week in politics
1. How much extra Budget funding did Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announce for family violence services? a) $76 million b) $114 million c) $230 million 2.
Where will New Zealand open a new embassy as part of a $900 million Budget boost for foreign affairs? a) Stockholm, Sweden b) Oslo, Norway c) Copenhagen, Denmark 3. Who did the Civil Aviation Authority say were using drones in no-fly zones? a) pranking school students b) extreme plane spotters c) extremely ignorant tourists 4. Who described themselves as “a Twitter twat” after accidentally liking a tweet? a) National leader Simon Bridges b) Regional Development minister Shane Jones c) Act leader David Seymour 5. What new addition to Parliament began this week? a) Heated seats for MPs b) Subtitles on Parliament TV c) Sign language interpretation of Question Time on Parliament TV 6. Which iwi became first to have a foreshore and seabed settlement bill go before Parliament? a) Nga¯ti Porou b) Nga¯i Tahu c) Nga¯ Puhi 7.
What gift did the former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton give Ardern? a) a buzzy bee toy b) Hillary Clinton rompers c) A Donald Trump squeaky toy 8. What did Speaker Trevor Mallard’s dog Violet do while meeting some police puppies? a) caused a security alert by barking b) stole a puppy’s toy c) peed under his desk 9. Which two Labour ministers did NZ First leader Winston Peters disagree with over te reo Ma¯ori in schools? a) Chris Hipkins and Nanaia MahutaWho was named RNZ’s new b) Nanaia Mahuta and Willie Jackson c) Kelvin Davis and Meka Whaitiri 10.
chairman this week? a) Richard Griffin b) Jim Mather c) Marshall Mathers