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Greens congratulate the Prime Minister and Clark Gayford

Friday, 19 January 2018, 11:12 am | Green Party

The Green Party wishes to extend its warmest congratulations to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on the news that they are expecting a child. “This is wonderful news. On behalf of the Green Party, I’d like to congratulate ... More >>

Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton

Sunday, 7 January 2018, 1:53 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is saddened by the news of the passing of former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Jim Anderton, who passed away today. More >>

Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:08 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is supporting the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation introduced to parliament today, but is encouraging the public to use the select committee process to push for improvements to expand the law in relation to New Zealanders suffering ... More >>

Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 11:00 am | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the racing industry to immediately address animal welfare issues, including the high rates of death, in the greyhound racing industry or risk losing its social licence to operate, following the release of a scathing report ... More >>

New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 2:19 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw is welcoming the half-year opening of the Government books today, which presents the most significant government funding for Green Party initiatives ever. More >>

Greens celebrate passage of Healthy Homes Bill

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 6:24 pm | Green Party

Greens celebrate passage of Healthy Homes Bill The Green Party is today celebrating the passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, which works towards ensuring that no New Zealanders get sick from the house they live in. “The passing of this legislation ... More >>

Statement from Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 12:49 pm | Green Party

“I am deeply offended by the suggestion that I am a genocide denier. I am strongly committed to upholding human rights, and my work experience is testament to that. More >>

Greens support Wellington rail network workers

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:52 am | Green Party

16 November 2017 Greens support Wellington rail network workers The Green Party supports Wellington members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who are today striking to maintain hard-fought-for pay and conditions. “The Green Party ... More >>

Golriz Ghahraman maiden speech

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 6:36 pm | Green Party

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha, tēnā koutou katoa. Te mana whenua o tēnei wāhi, Te Āti awa, tēnā koutou. Otirā ngā iwi whānui tēnā koutou katoa Mr Speaker I congratulate you on your election and look forward to your guidance ... More >>

Chloe Swarbrick maiden speech

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 5:49 pm | Green Party

E te Māngai - E te Māngai, tēnā koe Tuatahi, ki te mana whenua o tēnei rohe, Te Ātiawat Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa Mr Speaker, Congratulations on your position. I’m immensely proud to enter this 52nd Parliament at such a time ... More >>

Green Party statement on TPPA

Monday, 13 November 2017, 3:00 pm | Green Party

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand maintains its strong opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 12:25 pm | Green Party

Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill Today on the 136th anniversary of the invasion of Parihaka, the Green Party is strengthening its call for a national Parihaka Day, announcing that Marama Davidson will re-enter the Māori Party’s ... More >>

Greens Appoint Andrew Campbell New Chief Strategist

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:37 am | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Campbell to the role of Chief Strategist in the Party’s Parliamentary team. More >>

Shaw: Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:08 pm | Green Party

(May the peace of the sky above, of the earth below, and of the all-embracing universe rest upon us all. Behold, the essence of life!) More >>

Green Party ministerial and undersecretary portfolios

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:35 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today confirming that four of its MPs will hold ministerial and undersecretary roles in the new Labour-led Government. More >>

Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 4:08 pm | Green Party

Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values The Green Party has today formally signed an agreement to support a Labour-led Government that will achieve environmental, economic, and social progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable ... More >>

Green Party announces Ministers

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 11:40 am | Green Party

Green Party announces Ministers The Green Party is today announcing the people who will have Ministerial and Undersecretary roles in the Labour-led government. These will be Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and MPs Eugenie Sage, Julie Anne Genter, ... More >>

Greens join Government for change

Friday, 20 October 2017, 8:05 am | Green Party

The Green Party is pleased to support a Labour-led Government that will deliver on the Green Party’s goals, following agreement from the Party’s delegates this evening. The Green Party will support the Labour-led Government on confidence and ... More >>

Green candidate part of anti-nuclear campaign awarded Nobel

Sunday, 8 October 2017, 11:34 am | Green Party

Green candidate part of anti-nuclear campaign awarded Nobel Peace Prize The Green Party congratulates the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a global coalition of NGOs that has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The ... More >>

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:10 pm | Green Party

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change of government The Green Party is today welcoming its newest Member of Parliament, human rights lawyer Golriz Ghahraman, following the release of the special vote results, which also provide ... More >>

 

 

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