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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 >>

Green Party welcomes HNZ fronting on meth testing scandal

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 10:52 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the belated fronting by Housing New Zealand today on the bogus meth contamination of houses and agrees HNZ should consider repaying tenants costs associated with their evictions. More >>

Green Party welcomes meth report on contaminated homes

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 4:03 pm | Green Party

The Green Party’s stance that tenants have been unnecessarily evicted from their homes has been justified by a report today from the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. Released ... More >>

Greens acknowledge legacy of Bastion Point occupation

Friday, 25 May 2018, 11:13 am | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson is today attending the 40th anniversary ceremony of the Takaparawhau/Bastion Point occupation to honour the legacy of Ngāti Whātua and their resistance to confiscation. More >>

Green Party mourns passing of Kingi Taurua

Friday, 25 May 2018, 9:19 am | Green Party

He mihi tēnei ki ngā mate kua whetūrangitia ki te korowai o Ranginui. E te rangatira, e matua Kingi, hoki atu ki te poho o te whenua, ki ngā ringaringa o ngā mātua tūpuna. Takoto mai, takoto mai, takoto mai rā. More >>

Green Party statement on EU trade negotiations

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 2:20 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the announcement of Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker today on the major step forward in negotiations on a trade deal with the European Union, and will push for a deal that protects New Zealand’s interests. More >>

Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson 2018 Budget speech

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:01 pm | Green Party

This is what a real government looks like Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson 2018 Budget speech More >>

James Shaw budget speech

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:00 pm | Green Party

17 May 2016 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. Mr Speaker, It makes me immensely proud – and my Green Party colleagues immensely proud – to be a ... More >>

Greenest budget in living memory delivers for environment

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:10 pm | Green Party

Greenest budget in living memory delivers for environment The Green Party has secured a historic suite of budget wins valued at $618 million that prioritises protecting nature and backing the transition to a green economy. The budget package comes in ... More >>

Parliament votes unanimously for Election Access Fund Bill

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 5:13 pm | Green Party

Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick’s Election Access Fund Bill has received the unanimous support of Parliament at its first reading today. The Bill will now proceed to a select committee. More >>

Green Party condemns slaughter in Gaza

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 10:58 am | Green Party

The Green Party is strongly condemning the slaughter perpetrated by the Israeli armed forces in Gaza overnight following the opening of the new United States Embassy in Jerusalem, which has resulted in the murder of at least 52 civilians and over 2400 ... More >>

National refuses to support domestic violence victims

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 2:54 pm | Green Party

The National Party’s decision not to support the Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill through Select Committee is out of touch and playing politics with the lives of people affected by domestic violence, says the Bill’s sponsor Green ... More >>

Marama Davidson announces Green Party caucus reshuffle

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 1:41 pm | Green Party

Marama Davidson announces Green Party caucus reshuffle The Green Party has announced a reshuffle of non-Ministerial portfolio responsibilities following the election of Marama Davidson as Co-leader, with Davidson taking on more significant portfolios ... More >>

Greyhound on meth a wakeup call for racing industry

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:03 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the greyhound racing industry to better address animal welfare issues, following the release of a finding by the Judicial Control Authority for Racing that a dog was found to have traces of methamphetamine and amphetamine ... More >>

Auckland transport plan a huge win for commuters

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 12:19 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is heralding today’s transport announcement in Auckland as a game changer that will deliver on some of the core commitments of the party’s confidence and supply agreement. More >>

Green Party to stand candidate in Northcote by-election

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:58 pm | Green Party

The Green Party Executive has decided to stand a candidate in the upcoming Northcote by-election. More >>

Green Party to stand candidate in Northcote by-election

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:58 pm | Green Party

The Green Party Executive has decided to stand a candidate in the upcoming Northcote by-election. More >>

 

 

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