Two new MPs have been sworn into Parliament this afternoon.
National MP Joanne Hayes and Labour MP Poto Williams had
their first day in the House today, the first sitting day for
Ms Hayes replaced list MP Katrina Shanks, who resigned this
month to become chief executive of the Funeral Directors
Association of New Zealand.
Ms Williams won the by-election for Christchurch East in
November, replacing Lianne Dialziel, who is now Mayor of