Test your knowl­edge of the week in pol­i­tics

Weekend Herald - - Audrey Young -

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

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