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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 >>

Oil and gas decision historic day for New Zealand

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:51 am | Green Party

The Green Party is heralding today’s announcement ending new fossil fuel exploration in New Zealand’s oceans as a massive step towards a stable climate and to protecting our marine life and beaches. More >>

Greens celebrate policy win on upholding Māori protocols

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:03 am | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating the passage of a Bill that will require coroners to consider Māori protocols, which had its first reading in Parliament last night. More >>

Marama Davidson elected new Green Party Co-leader

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 11:17 am | Green Party

South Auckland-based MP Marama Davidson will join James Shaw in the role of Green Party Co-leader, after the result of the leadership contest was announced this morning in Auckland. More >>

End of irrigation subsidies a win for taxpayers

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:04 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today marking a significant step toward cleaner rivers and less climate pollution, with the wind down of taxpayer subsidies for industrial irrigation schemes, as outlined in the Confidence and Supply Agreement between the Green and ... More >>

Greens condemn Immigration NZ data use

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:50 am | Green Party

Green Party Immigration spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman has this morning written to the Minister for Immigration, expressing concern about the Ministry’s discriminatory use of immigrants’ personal data. More >>

Greens welcome chief science advisor’s prisons report

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:21 am | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming a report released by the Prime Minister’s Chief Scientist, Sir Peter Gluckman, which acknowledges our justice system is broken and incarcerating more New Zealanders won’t fix it. More >>

Green Party announces significant change to Question Time

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 12:15 pm | Green Party

The Green Party has today announced that, from this week, most of its allocation of questions for Question Time will be handed over to the Leader of the Opposition to use, in order to limit the prevalence of “patsy questions” in Parliament and ... More >>

CPTPP must be last trade deal of its kind

Friday, 9 March 2018, 11:19 am | Green Party

In the wake of the signing of the CPTPP, the Green Party is calling on all parties in Parliament to rule out signing any future trade deals with ISDS clauses. More >>

Green Party announces new transparency measures

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 1:02 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw has today announced two important new transparency measures, which will apply to Green Party Ministers, MPs and staff, to help counter the influence of money in politics. More >>

Green Party congratulates Simon Bridges

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 1:23 pm | Green Party

The Green Party has today congratulated the Hon Simon Bridges, who has been announced as the new Leader of the National Party. More >>

Ride for a safer, more inviting, more resilient waterfront

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:27 am | Green Party

The Nelson branch of the Green Party is inviting anyone who wants to see a walkway-cycleway built around the city's waterfront to join them on a bike ride this Thursday leaving the i-SITE at Miller’s Acre at 5.30pm. More >>

Green Party backs Govt action on Bill of Rights

Monday, 26 February 2018, 5:02 pm | Green Party

The Green Party strongly supports today’s announcement to amend the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 to provide a statutory power for senior courts to make declarations of inconsistency under the Act. More >>

Time to remove Māori ward discrimination from law

Monday, 26 February 2018, 11:33 am | Green Party

The Green Party is renewing its call to remove the double standard that allows for referendum on the establishment of only Māori wards from law. More >>

Thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:21 pm | Green Party

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick is stoked that her Election Access Fund Bill was pulled from the Members’ Ballot today. If passed, the Bill will establish a new contestable ... More >>

Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 2:14 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today celebrating the Government’s response to a Green-led select committee inquiry into supporting grieving whānau with accessing and managing the tūpāpaku (deceased bodies) of their loved ones. Responding to concerns raised by ... More >>

No future for coal in New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 2:32 pm | Green Party

There is no future in burning coal to produce electricity in New Zealand, the Green Party said today. More >>

Salvation Army report highlights need for urgent action

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 11:51 am | Green Party

The Salvation Army’s annual State of the Nation report shows just how urgent the need is for welfare reform and lifting the incomes of the thousands of New Zealanders who can’t afford to house and feed their families, the Green Party said today. More >>

Green Party acknowledges Rt Hon Bill English

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 12:14 pm | Green Party

The Green Party would like to acknowledge the Rt Hon Bill English, who announced his retirement from politics today. More >>

 

 

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