Test your knowl­edge of the week in pol­i­tics

Weekend Herald - - Review -

1.

How long did Im­mi­gra­tion Min­is­ter Iain Lees-Gal­loway take to de­cide Karel Sroubek’s non­de­por­ta­tion case? a) less than an hour b) a few hours c) a day

2.

Which party has agreed to han­dle Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross’ proxy vote? a) Na­tional b) Act c) NZ First

3.

How soon can a Ki­wibuild home­owner sell on their home with­out los­ing cap­i­tal gains? a) three years b) five years c) 10 years

4.

How much cap­i­tal gain will a Ki­wibuild home­owner have to sur­ren­der if they sell ear­lier? a) 10 per cent b) 30 per cent c) all of it

5.

What did Speaker Trevor Mal­lard give Act leader David Sey­mour af­ter the MP crit­i­cised Mal­lard’s Ja­pan trip with Na­tional MP Gerry Brown­lee? a) a desk­top zen gar­den b) an Air NZ up­grade c) a Brave Blos­soms scarf

6.

What was the lat­est un­em­ploy­ment rate re­leased by Sta­tis­tics NZ? a) 3.9 per cent b) 4.2 per cent c) 4.5 per cent

7.

What was among the gifts Prime Min­is­ter Jacinda Ardern took to the Ratana Church cen­te­nary cel­e­bra­tions? a) Her child­hood Bi­ble b) Pepi pods c) A grant for the church’s brass band

8. Which MPs marked 25 years in Par­lia­ment this week?

a) Labour’s Trevor Mal­lard and Na­tional’s Anne Tol­ley b) Na­tional MPs Gerry Brown­lee and Nick Smith c) Labour MPs Ruth Dyson and Damien O’Con­nor

9.

Which min­is­ter re­ceived the in­quiry into the Wally Haumaha ap­point­ment as Deputy Po­lice Com­mis­sioner? a) State Ser­vices Min­is­ter Chris Hip­kins b) Prime Min­is­ter Jacinda Ardern c) In­ter­nal Af­fairs Min­is­ter Tracey Martin

10.

What did the in­quiry into the leak of a re­port on for­mer Min­is­ter Meka Whaitiri cost? a) $65,000 b) $74,000 c) $83,000

Iain Lees-Gal­loway

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