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Solar in Schools launch – Dr Russel Norman

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:34 am | Green Party

Congratulations to all of you for Laingholm’s Green-Gold Enviro school status. No mean feat and clearly the result of a lot of hard work. And big congratulations to Oliver, William, Josh and the rest of the Year 6 kids who’ve been leading the ... More >>

Green Party launches Solar in Schools policy

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:15 am | Green Party

The Green Party will help schools install solar and save money on their power bills by investing $20 million into solar PV systems in schools. The $20 million is expected to: Help around 500 schools install solar over three years • Result in 6.7MW of ... More >>

National refuses meeting with Maui’s advocates

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:41 pm | Green Party

National has refused a briefing from a group of Maui’s dolphins experts, whose research shows 80 per cent of New Zealanders want greater protection for the critically endangered dolphin, the Green Party said today. More >>

Basin Flyover decision victory for common sense

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:38 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomed the Environmental Protection Authority's draft decision announced today not to allow the $90 million Basin Reserve flyover in Wellington to proceed. More >>

John Key should apologise over his Government’s failures

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:13 am | Green Party

John Key should apologise to Tania Billingsley for the failures of his Government in relation to her case, said the Green Party today. In his post Cabinet media conference yesterday, the Prime Minister stated that he does not ‘make apologies unless there ... More >>

NZ needs to assist UN with aid for Gaza

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:22 pm | Green Party

NZ needs to assist UN with aid for Gaza The New Zealand Government should support the United Nation’s efforts to raise money to assist humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza, the Green Party said today. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for ... More >>

NZ needs to assist UN with aid for Gaza

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:25 pm | Green Party

The New Zealand Government should support the United Nation’s efforts to raise money to assist humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza, the Green Party said today. More >>

A fairer society where every child has enough to thrive

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:11 am | Green Party

At the beginning of this year I stood on a windy Wellington foreshore, at the Greens annual picnic and I declared that inequality will be a defining issue this election. More >>

Greens announce 20 hours free ECE for two year olds

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:05 am | Green Party

The Green Party today announced that its key social platform for this election will be to tackle child poverty and inequality by ensuring every child in New Zealand has enough to thrive. The Green Party will make a series of policy announcements ... More >>

Green Party statement on tragedy of flight MH17

Friday, 18 July 2014, 3:10 pm | Green Party

The Green Party conveys its condolences to the families of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. More >>

Tackling childhood obesity is not rocket science

Friday, 18 July 2014, 12:49 pm | Green Party

The Government’s latest snub of scientific evidence – this time about its failure to address childhood obesity – is another example of National’s reliance on ‘tobacco science’ to justify its denial agenda, the Green Party said today. An Auckland ... More >>

Statement to Media by Dr Russel Norman: IPCA report

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:45 am | Green Party

The Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has just released their report on my complaint regarding the illegal spying on 88 New Zealanders. More >>

New Zealanders will never get justice over spying saga

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:00 am | Green Party

New Zealander’s who were illegally spied on by the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) will probably never get their justice, said the Green Party today. More >>

National issues mineral mining permits in Maui’s sanctuary

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 9:30 am | Green Party

The Government has issued mineral mining permits in one third of the endangered Maui’s dolphin sanctuary, the Green Party has revealed today. This follows revelations that permits have also been issued for oil exploration in the sanctuary. There have ... More >>

Norman: A smarter greener economy through innovation

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:37 am | Green Party

Thank you very much Dr Dickinson, who Twitter followers might know as Nanogirl. You innovate, you teach science, you run a commercial laboratory, you promote science in an imaginative and cool way. And you are here. What more could we ask? More >>

Greens announce $1 billion additional investment in R&D

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:36 am | Green Party

The Green Party has announced today that its economic priority for the election is building a smarter greener economy that benefits every New Zealander. More >>

Families under more pressure as power, food prices rise

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:00 am | Green Party

Families under more pressure as power, food prices rise Higher power prices, housing costs and food prices are behind today’s inflation rise, putting already stressed families under renewed pressure, the Green Party said today “Families are facing ... More >>

Goverment drops recreational river reporting

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:40 am | Green Party

The Government pulled the plug on cleaning up our dirty rivers so they are safe for swimming, and now it has given up on annual reports about the problem, the Green Party said today. More >>

Latest power price data shows National has failed families

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 1:40 pm | Green Party

Latest data showing New Zealanders’ power bills have risen 2.3 percent in the last year show National has failed families and households, the Green Party said today. More >>

National muddying waters and needs to come clean

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:59 am | Green Party

The Government’s inaccurate response to the Green Party’s clean rivers policy shows it is scared of the Party’s plans that will actually make rivers clean enough to swim in, the Green Party said today. More >>

 

 

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