Select Committees, a crucial part of the lawmaking process, have become more accessible to the public because of Zoom online video conferencing, RNZ says. Select committees are where the public can express views on legislation and issues being considered by MPs, and members can hold government and officials to account. Eugenie Sage of the Green Party, who heads the Environment Committee, said access to Zoom had enabled people to present their submissions much more easily.

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