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Stop powerful vested interests and preserve democracy

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 1:06 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is calling for a major rethink of how political parties accept donations in New Zealand. More >>

Green Party calls for oil drilling loophole to be closed

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:30 am | Green Party

The Green Party will propose an amendment to the Crown Minerals Act Amendment Bill to close a current loophole that allows for oil and gas companies to extend their permits for offshore drilling. More >>

Green Party calling for bold steps to tackle housing issues

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 1:53 pm | Green Party

The Green Party agrees with the Salvation Army that bold new steps are needed to stop a worrying trajectory of increased rent rises and homelessness. More >>

Green Party welcomes review of Overseas Investment

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 12:00 pm | Green Party

Green Party welcomes review of Overseas Investment, will push for protection of water and Māori cultural values More >>

Rodeo report a disappointment and fails animals

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 9:03 am | Green Party

The Green Party believes animals should not suffer to provide entertainment for people and we are calling for a ban on the use of animals in rodeo events. “The Green Party is disappointed with NAWACs rodeo report and think waiting for further ... More >>

Kerurū at long last swoops to victory

Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:28 am | Green Party

Co-Campaign Manager for the Kerurū in the 2018 Bird of the Year competition, Chlöe Swarbrick, responds to the Kerurū win. “Like almost any other electoral strategy, ours was straight-forward and relied on hard yakka. 2017 was all about the name recognition, ... More >>

Legalise safe drug testing before summer festival season

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 12:12 pm | Green Party

Green Party: Legalise safe drug testing before summer festival season to save lives The Green Party are calling for common-sense legalisation of festival drug testing before the summer festival season begins. “Despite decades of a hard-line approach, ... More >>

We need to put the heart back into our social support system

Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:28 pm | Green Party

Vulnerable New Zealanders owing $1.5 billion in debt to the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) shows just how low benefits are, and how we desperately need to put the heart back into our social support system so people aren’t spiralling into further poverty ... More >>

Green Party: It’s time to improve the lives of our poorest

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:43 pm | Green Party

Green Party: It’s time to improve the lives of our poorest and renters after years of neglect from National The Ministry of Social Development’s Household Income report shows that this Government is focusing on the right areas, with it becoming ... More >>

Commerce Commission should investigate supermarket duopoly

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 2:51 pm | Green Party

Supermarkets should be the next industry to come under scrutiny once the law has passed that allows for the Commerce Commission to properly investigate petrol companies in New Zealand, says Green Party MP Gareth Hughes. More >>

James Shaw responds to the Government running surplus

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 2:16 pm | Green Party

The Green Party has welcomed a better than expected surplus, which should allow us to invest in communities and ensure increased wellbeing for New Zealanders. More >>

Time to escape the volatile fossil fuel trap: Green Party

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:14 pm | Green Party

Time to escape the volatile fossil fuel trap: Green Party Petrol prices haven’t been this high since the 1980s, highlighting the need to free ourselves from fossil fuel reliance, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw said today. “Prices have always ... More >>

Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry Report

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 11:53 am | Green Party

“Like many New Zealanders, I am incredibly keen to see the results of the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry Report. More >>

Nauru Government shows continued callousness

Monday, 8 October 2018, 12:26 pm | Green Party

The Nauruan Government’s decision to ask Doctors Without Borders to immediately leave shows continued callousness towards asylum seekers desperately seeking a safe place to call home, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman said today. More >>

Tackling the mental health crisis in Aotearoa

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 10:37 am | Green Party

As part of Mental Health Awareness week, Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick says we have an opportunity to help normalise conversations about mental ill health and well-being. More >>

There’s no time for another war on drugs, Green Party says

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 12:00 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is warning the Government not to pursue a costly war on synthetic drugs that is destined to fail, and to look instead at broad-scale drug law reforms and common sense resourcing to address addiction and mental health rather than criminalising ... More >>

Green Party start social support campaign

Sunday, 30 September 2018, 12:16 pm | Green Party

Green Party kick-start campaign to put the heart back into our social support system More >>

Pink Flats textbook example of why we need a WoF

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:14 am | Green Party

Families living in dilapidated conditions in a boarding house in Whanganui further demonstrates why a Warrant of Fitness for housing is required, Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. More >>

Green Party supports teachers and principals

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:11 am | Green Party

The Green Party support teachers and principals who continue to ask for better pay that meets the huge pressures that come with educating our kids. More >>

Greens switches mental health portfolio to Chlöe Swarbrick

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:33 pm | Green Party

The Green Party Caucus has officially assigned the Mental Health portfolio permanently from Julie Anne Genter to Chlöe Swarbrick. More >>

 

 

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