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Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:16 am | Green Party

Judith Collins should release a new report, that had been due to come out this week, showing what the Government knew about the vulnerability of the fuel pipeline into Auckland, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 3:23 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement from Foodstuffs that they will switch to completely cage-free eggs by 2027 in their supermarkets nationwide, and is calling on all supermarkets, to follow suit. More >>

TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:38 am | Green Party

National’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new incoming government, the Green Party said today. More >>

Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:39 am | Green Party

Decades of underinvestment in Auckland’s public transport and minimal uptake of electric vehicles under National are being highlighted by the looming petrol shortage, the Green Party said today. “If more Aucklanders had access to reliable trains, ... More >>

Fuel Pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the sector

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:38 pm | Green Party

Speculation over the cause of the aviation fuel pipeline fiasco shows how loose the rules around swamp kauri excavation are, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto

Monday, 18 September 2017, 7:53 pm | Green Party

Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto The Green Party today published its fully costed policy manifesto along with an independent analysis of its fiscal implications. The independent fiscal analysis, by economics consultancy Infometrics ... More >>

Greens back Nelson’s Rocks Road cycleway

Monday, 18 September 2017, 2:03 pm | Green Party

Greens back Nelson’s Rocks Road cycleway Green Party co-leader James Shaw announced today his party’s commitment to funding the Rocks Road Cycleway in Nelson. The Green Party has committed $23 million to fund the project, which involves creating ... More >>

Fuel pipeline debacle puts environment at risk

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:50 pm | Green Party

Fuel pipeline debacle puts environment at risk Northland Regional Council and Refining NZ need to release scientific evidence to support claims there has been no environmental damage from the rupture of the pipeline taking aviation fuel to Auckland airport, ... More >>

Commercial water charge the right thing to do

Monday, 18 September 2017, 12:19 pm | Green Party

“We recognise that the issue of charging for water is complex and that everyone needs to be heard on the issue,” said Green Party water and primary industries spokesperson Eugenie Sage. More >>

Polls confirm Lawrey can beat Smith in Nelson

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:29 am | Green Party

The Green Party has released the results of two polls that show its Nelson candidate Matt Lawrey can beat National MP Nick Smith and give the party a historic win in Nelson. A telephone poll conducted last Wednesday night asked Nelsonians who they ... More >>

Greens announce plan to make every house a home

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 2:42 pm | Green Party

Greens announce plan to make every house a home The Green Party today announced a progressive plan to ensure that every house in New Zealand is warm and dry, protect the rights of people who rent. The Green Party will: • Ensure every house is warm, ... More >>

Green Party Targets Undecided Nelson Voters

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 10:07 am | Green Party

Green Party Targets Undecided Nelson Voters The Green Party is targeting undecided voters with its final public meeting of the Nelson election campaign at River Kitchen this Wednesday night. The event entitled ‘20 Great Reasons to Vote Lawrey and Green’ ... More >>

Secret TPP talks smack of desperation from National

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 2:55 pm | Green Party

Secret TPP talks smack of desperation from National National’s last minute ditch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 agreement across the line just a day before the general election smacks of desperation, the Green Party said today. The comments ... More >>

Where is National’s credibility over the “Saudi Sheep” deal?

Friday, 15 September 2017, 11:52 am | Green Party

The Green Party says revelations around the National Government’s “Saudi Sheep” deal shows the key argument used to justify the $11.5 million taxpayer-funded project was a fabrication. More >>

Greens announce Christchurch rapid public transport project

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:46 am | Green Party

The Green Party today announced a $418 million transport plan for greater Christchurch focused on creating a new network of rapid public transport lines, a city-wide bike share scheme, and safe cycling infrastructure. It accompanies a commitment to invest ... More >>

Selling off Landcorp farms a backward step for farming

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:01 pm | Green Party

Selling off Landcorp farms is a backward step for New Zealand farming that risks our land falling into overseas ownership, and worsening water quality, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:09 am | Green Party

The Green Party has a plan for all children to learn te reo Māori at school within a generation, to support revitalising the language. More >>

Green Party Announces a Better Deal for Students

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:09 pm | Green Party

The Green Party announced today that, in government, it will provide genuine support for students by bringing in a universal post-graduate student allowance and increasing allowance rates for all students. More >>

Taranaki Marine Energy Regional Research Institute Proposed

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:24 am | Green Party

The Green Party today proposed creating a Taranaki-based Regional Research Institute focused on developing marine energy technology as part of the transition away from oil drilling. More >>

Green Party to announce student support plan

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11:01 am | Green Party

The Green Party will announce its policy package for students at the University of Otago on Wednesday. More >>

 

 

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