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Youth Parliamentarians pass climate emergency motion

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:15 pm | Green Party

The 2019 Youth Parliament has declared a climate emergency via a motion in the Parliament. More >>

Encouraging sign for te reo Māori in schools

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:03 am | Green Party

The Government’s plan to integrate te reo Māori into education is showing promising progress, said Green Party Māori Development spokesperson Marama Davidson. “We owe everything to tangata whenua movements for bringing te reo Māori back from the ... More >>

New Zealand leadership needed to protect whales

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 12:09 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is deeply concerned by Japan’s resumption of commercial whaling, Green Party Animal Welfare Spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today. More >>

Increased support for legal representation in welcome

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 12:58 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcome increased support for Community Law Centres so that more New Zealanders have access to justice, Greens Justice spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman said today. More >>

Democracy is bad for National – Green Party

Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:45 pm | Green Party

Allowing people to enrol to vote on voting day improves democracy, says Green Party Electoral Issues spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. More >>

Election Day enrolement will strengthen democracy

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 12:13 pm | Green Party

Money to ensure voters can enrol to vote on Election Day will strengthen democracy: Greens More >>

Greens welcome family reunification review

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:58 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes substantive work soon to begin on the family reunification review in time for a potential budget bid for family reunification in 2020, says Green Party Immigration spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. “As part of our Confidence ... More >>

Let girls play sports!

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 10:45 am | Green Party

It’s sad to see a young girl be excluded from competing for her school rugby team in this day and age, says Green Party Sports and Recreation spokesperson Marama Davidson. “We need to leave these attitudes in the past. Especially with kids. Briar is an ... More >>

Greens welcome revised offer for teachers and principals

Friday, 14 June 2019, 10:53 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcome the PPTA, NZEI and Government coming to agreement on a new offer for teachers and principals, set to be ratified by union members. More >>

Green Party welcomes re-opening of the Napier-Wairoa railway

Friday, 14 June 2019, 10:06 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the re-opening of the Napier-Wairoa railway line announced today, said Green Party MP Gareth Hughes. More >>

Review of live animal exports needed

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 3:20 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the announcement by Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor to review New Zealand’s live animal exports rules. More >>

Green Party warmly welcomes end of Iraq deployment in 2020

Monday, 10 June 2019, 4:18 pm | Green Party

The Green Party warmly welcome the decision to withdraw all troops from Iraq by June 2020, Green Party Defence Spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman said. More >>

Air NZ right to ditch discriminatory tā moko policy: Greens

Monday, 10 June 2019, 12:18 pm | Green Party

The Green Party commends Air New Zealand for updating a hiring policy that wouldn’t allow tā moko in the work place, Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson said. More >>

Interim justice report shows need for change

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 9:33 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcome the independent advisory group interim justice report which shows a clear call for transformative change within our criminal justice system. More >>

Cameras on boats must be quickly scaled up: Greens

Friday, 7 June 2019, 8:58 am | Green Party

The Green Party is glad to finally see the rollout of cameras on selected fishing boats but believes it needs to be scaled-up fast. More >>

Green team line up announced for Wellington elections

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 8:42 am | Green Party

The Green Party has selected a mix of experienced and exciting new candidates for October’s local body elections in Wellington City. They are: Laurie Foon (Southern Ward), Thomas Nash (Wellington Constituency, Greater Wellington Regional Council), ... More >>

A much needed boost for Kōhanga reo

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:28 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the Government’s move to provide a funding boost to kōhanga reo, said Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson. More >>

Budget Speech - James Shaw

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:49 pm | Green Party

E te Māngai o te Whare, tēnā koe. Ki a koutou ōku hoa Pāremata, huri noa i te Whare, ngā mihi o te tau hou ki a koutou katoa. 1. The Wellbeing Budget is based on Green Economics Mr Speaker, for years – many years – the Green Party and our ... More >>

Green Party welcomes first Wellbeing Budget

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:25 pm | Green Party

“The Green Party is proud to welcome New Zealand’s first Wellbeing Budget to deliver change for New Zealanders,” Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. More >>

Wellbeing Budget: We need to change how we see the economy

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:04 pm | Green Party

“The Wellbeing Budget is a first step in changing the way we look at the economy and our place in it”, said Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson. More >>

 

 

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