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Green Party welcomes pay rise for nurses

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 10:40 am | Green Party

The Green Party today welcomed the settlement of the nurses’ dispute that will give them a decent pay rise. More >>

Greens call for Māori rights over water to be upheld

Friday, 3 August 2018, 4:12 pm | Green Party

Greens call for Māori rights over water to be upheld The Green Party has welcomed the establishment of the new Crown/Māori partnership on freshwater, Te Kāhui Wai Māori, and will continue to push strongly for Māori rights over water to be upheld, ... More >>

Install latest version of gaming policy, say Greens

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:06 am | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating the latest figures that New Zealand’s game development industry earned a record $143 million in the last financial year and is urging practical policies to kick this into overdrive. More >>

A Greener way to measure success

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 2:26 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-Leaders Marama Davidson and James Shaw have welcomed today’s announcement by Statistics New Zealand that a broad set of indicators will be developed to measure the nation’s success. More >>

End the failed war on drugs and save lives

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:01 pm | Green Party

Figures released today showing 40 to 45 people have died due to synthetic cannabis since last June show the need for urgent cross-party work on sensible drug law reform, says the Green Party. More >>

Greens support Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:28 pm | Green Party

Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill The Green Party will vote for Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill to become law, Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson announced today. The amended bill, which has been reported back to Parliament by the Justice Select ... More >>

Supporting victims of domestic violence and their families

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 6:47 pm | Green Party

From April next year, all victims of domestic violence will be able to get support from their employers to stop the violence and get help without worrying about losing their jobs. More >>

Genuine action medicinal cannabis needs collaboration

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:00 pm | Green Party

Alleviating the pain and suffering of patients and their whānau denied access to legal medicinal cannabis requires urgent, open and collaborative cross-party action, the Green Party said today. More >>

Support surge for cannabis use proves need for law reform

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 1:00 pm | Green Party

The Green Party said today a sharp increase in support for cannabis use shows New Zealand law is deeply out of touch with everyday New Zealanders. More >>

Green Party Ministers open diaries to public

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 8:57 am | Green Party

The Green Party is today fulfilling the commitment to proactively release its Ministers’ and Under-Secretary’s diaries as an important part of the party’s transparency policy. More >>

Green Party welcomes National’s openness to cross-party talk

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 4:55 pm | Green Party

The Green Party was pleased to see the National Party’s call this afternoon for cross-party action on mental health, and agrees that where New Zealanders’ wellbeing is at stake, Parliament should take action urgently and above and beyond politics. More >>

Greens delivering warm, dry, healthy homes in government

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 1:53 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating the launch of the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme today, which will deliver warm, dry, healthy homes for a huge number of New Zealanders. More >>

Beatings show need to enforce our animal welfare laws

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 3:10 pm | Green Party

The Green Party has called for a review of MPI’s investigation of a milking shed, after new footage of dairy cow abuse was released by Newsroom today. More >>

Greens welcome record investment in sustainable transport

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 2:34 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is heralding today’s transport announcement as the start of a new era of investment in sustainable transport in our towns and cities. More >>

Green Party congratulates Prime Minister on birth of child

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 6:35 pm | Green Party

The Green Party wishes to extend its love and congratulations to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on the birth of their child. More >>

Green Party co-leaders excited about PM's first baby

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 8:53 am | Green Party

Green Party co-leaders’ joint statement on the pending arrival of the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford’s first baby More >>

New Zealand cannot tolerate US incarceration of children

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:57 am | Green Party

The treatment of migrant children and families at the United States border is heart-breaking and intolerable. The Green Party calls on the New Zealand Government to condemn this egregious breach of human rights. More >>

Nurses deserve to be paid more

Monday, 18 June 2018, 1:52 pm | Green Party

The Green Party said today nurses have historically been underpaid and undervalued and they deserve to be paid more. More >>

Green Party mourns passing of Talei Morrison

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 11:08 am | Green Party

He pou whakarae o Te Mātārae i Ōrehu, he kaikōkiri kaupapa hauora, he wāhine toa. More >>

New Waikeria facility a relief valve

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 4:10 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the adoption of a human rights based approach to the upkeep of the Waikeria prison facility, focused on rehabilitation instead of the American-style mega-prison planned by the last government. More >>



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