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Cabinet special committees

Cabinet special committees

Cabinet has a number of standing committees, but can also appoint ad hoc committees in special circumstances. In response to the Canterbury earthquake of September 2010 a special committee on Canterbury Earthquake Recovery was set up. Here, members Gerry Brownlee (left) and John Key (right) survey some of the damage to Christchurch buildings with Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker (centre).

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Chris Eichbaum, 'Cabinet government - Cabinet procedure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34354/cabinet-special-committees (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Chris Eichbaum, published 20 Jun 2012