Infographic: How a law is made
Monday 17th February 2014
Whether you like it or not, laws guide the way New Zealanders live their lives. But how does an idea that may have had its beginning on a political party conference floor, or on a public servant’s desk, become law?
In the lead up to the election this year, we'll be looking at different Parliamentary processes. Rather than presenting information that's text-heavy, we'll be reporting in ways that are designed for digital platforms.
To start, we commissioned Wellington-based designer Meg Howie to illustrate the process of how laws are made in New Zealand.
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For an audio guide of how laws are made, listent to this piece by Radio New Zealand political reporter Chris Bramwell: