David Parker

Green MP Keith Locke says it’s safer to leave the matter to the parties themselves, or voters at the next election

The dangers of the waka-jumping bill

Wed 21 Feb 17

Political Roundup: Is the bill more about party conformity than waka jumping?

Trade Minister David Parker says public scrutiny of the deal's text is important.

Trade deal could be worth billions

Wed 21 Feb 1

The government releases national interest analysis and the text of the CPTPP.

Green Party co-leader James Shaw says his party is not an enthusiastic support of the law.

Uneasy support for waka-jumping law

Mon 12 Feb 2

Waka-jumping legislation the price paid for MMP government.

Trade Minister David Parker says the importance of the deal has increased as the WTO had come under attack. (Photo: Rob Hosking)

David Parker argues case for trade deal

Fri 9 Feb 3

Parker warns WTO protection might end within the year.

Trade Minister David Parker says the CPTPP safeguards the government’s right to deliver public services. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Coalition shows the colour of its money

Thu 1 Feb 4

Opinion: Bigger challenges ahead beyond 100-day grab-bag.

Artist's impression of cup bases at Wynyard Basin.

Council's America's Cup plans notified while Parker continues work on alternative

Wed 31 Jan 3

No definite decision on whether Parker will push for Wynyard Point. 

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