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Intrusive behaviour by MSD concerning

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 11:04 am | Green Party

The Green Party is deeply concerned by today’s report highlighting MSD’s gross intrusion into the private lives of New Zealanders, Green Party spokesperson on Human Rights Golriz Ghahraman said today. More >>

Government action on homelessness an encouraging step

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 11:59 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement that our Government will pay for an extra 1044 places in the Housing First programme, Co-Leader Marama Davidson said today. More >>

Green Party welcomes cannabis referendum

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:19 am | Green Party

The Green Party has succeeded in Government negotiations to secure a clear legal regime for cannabis legalisation, Chlöe Swarbrick confirmed today. More >>

More Free Mental Health Support for Young People

Monday, 6 May 2019, 1:01 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the expansion of free youth mental health support announced today, says Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick. More >>

Milestone in Green Party campaign to overhaul welfare system

Friday, 3 May 2019, 2:01 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the release of the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report Whakamana Tāngata: Restoring Dignity to Social Security in New Zealand, Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson announced today. More >>

New Zealand needs a Fairer Tax System

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:24 pm | Green Party

“We’ll continue to work with Labour to make our tax system fairer,” Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today following the Government response to the Tax Working Group release. More >>

Wrongfully evicted families to have their related debt wiped

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 1:13 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming moves to wipe the debts related to wrongful eviction due to meth contamination for families from their HousingNZ home. More >>

Water important for New Zealanders

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:23 am | Green Party

Water extraction should be considered a sensitive asset under new consultation launched today on the Overseas Investment Act review, Green Party Coleader Marama Davidson said today. More >>

Great South Basin drilling application shows loophole

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 10:02 am | Green Party

News that OMV intend to start drilling in the Great South Basin is bad news for our planet, the Green Party said today. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Representation Bill would have been a step forward

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 7:55 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is disappointed that the Ngāi Tahu Representation Bill to increase tangata whenua representation on the Canterbury Regional Council was voted down at first reading today, says Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson. More >>

Supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence

Monday, 1 April 2019, 12:06 pm | Green Party

From today, every person affected by domestic violence will be able to get the help they need and keep themselves safe without worrying about losing their jobs. More >>

Gun control welcomed by Greens

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 3:46 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. More >>

Amendment to Misuse of Drugs Act ensures better treatment

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 2:56 pm | Green Party

Amendment to Misuse of Drugs Act will ensure addiction is treated like the health issue it is More >>

National shouldn’t stop the will of the people on MMP

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 1:07 pm | Green Party

Green Party Justice spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman has called on National Party leader Simon Bridges to follow the will of the people and add his voice to MMP changes that were recommended in 2012. More >>

Green Party welcome further efforts to stop tax evasion

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 11:32 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes further steps to combat tax evasion, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. More >>

New survey shows Māori support for legal cannabis

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:49 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcome the survey on Māori support for legalisation and regulation of cannabis released today, says Green Party Māori Development spokesperson Marama Davidson. The Horizon Research poll shows 75% of Māori would vote to legalise cannabis ... More >>

Greens introduce suite of measures to strengthen democracy

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:07 pm | Green Party

A suite of measures to strengthen democracy are being proposed by the Green Party with a Member’s Bill. More >>

Changing birth certificates long overdue

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 11:35 am | Green Party

The Green Party is deeply disappointed to see the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill delayed after going through the Select Committee process. More >>

National Pick Landlord Profits Over Sick Kids

Monday, 25 February 2019, 11:48 am | Green Party

The National Party is more concerned about the back pocket of property investors than sick kids and the elderly, Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. More >>

A warm, dry, safe home for renters with new home standards

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 10:19 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcome new healthy homes standards that are a step towards renters have a warm, dry, safe home. “At the moment, housing standards to protect our renters – including elderly and kids – are just not fit for purpose”, Green Party Co-leader ... More >>

 

 

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