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John Key attempts to whitewash Collins inquiry

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:13 pm | Green Party

John Key is trying to whitewash the investigation into the serious allegations against Judith Collins and her conduct as a Minister, said the Green Party today. More >>

Workers to get a better, fairer deal under Green Party

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:41 am | Green Party

The Green Party today announced a workers’ package that is part of its plan to build a fairer society where all workers have enough to live on. The key policy points in the Green Party's plan to make life better for all New Zealand workers are: More >>

Independent Royal commission of inquiry only option for Key

Monday, 1 September 2014, 11:06 am | Green Party

Prime Minister John Key needs to respect the constitutional status of his Government this close to an election and proceed with an independent Royal commission of inquiry, the Green Party said today. John Key will this week announce the type and terms of ... More >>

National's dirty politics hurts everyday New Zealanders

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 11:17 am | Green Party

National's alleged involvement in dirty politics makes it appear that the Government is looking out for its mates instead of everyday New Zealanders, the Green Party believes, after new allegations that one of John Key's senior Ministers may have ... More >>

National Party campaign thrown into chaos

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 1:28 pm | Green Party

National Party campaign thrown into chaos The National Party’s election campaign has been thrown into chaos with the sacking of John Key’s minister Judith Collins over dirty politics allegations, Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei said today. ... More >>

Report shows education system failing queer students

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 4:38 pm | Green Party

A new report, commissioned by and released today by the Green Party, shows the Education Review Office (ERO) and the Ministry of Education are seriously failing queer students in secondary schools. More >>

More evidence GCSB sharing New Zealanders’ data

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:45 pm | Green Party

New evidence shows that the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) is almost certainly sharing metadata with the US spy agency NSA, the Green Party said today. More >>

1.4 million renters to benefit from Greens housing policy

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:33 am | Green Party

The Green Party has announced today that its key housing policy for the election is to deliver healthy houses for our poorest children by improving the quality of rental accommodation and rights of tenants. More >>

Tax cuts or debt reduction? National confused

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 9:59 am | Green Party

National is confused about whether or not it will enact tax cuts, the Green Party said today. More >>

‘Rock star’ economy hitting the rocks

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:51 pm | Green Party

National’s so-called ‘rock star’ economy is unravelling and today’s trade figures for July showing a 7.5 percent fall in exports from June is a sign of the trouble ahead, the Green Party said today. More >>

National’s tax cuts mean health, education cuts

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:03 pm | Green Party

John Key is again dangling tax cuts in front of voters, but such cuts will come at the cost of cuts to health, education and environmental protection, the Green Party said today. More >>

Land sale highlights need for clean water rules

Monday, 25 August 2014, 1:10 pm | Green Party

Concerns raised about the possible impact of the sale of Lochinver Station, and resulting increased dairy intensification on the property, highlight the need for stronger clean water rules, the Green Party said today. More >>

Auckland home buyers $220,000 worse off under National

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 3:25 pm | Green Party

New home buyers in Auckland are on average $228,400 worse off when buying a home now than when National came to power, and National’s meek deposit policy does nothing to make housing more affordable says the Green Party. “Since National came to power ... More >>

Key must come clean over SIS

Friday, 22 August 2014, 12:01 pm | Green Party

John Key must release all the information regarding the declassification of Security Intelligence Service documents that embarrassed Phil Goff prior to the 2011 election, the Green Party said today. More >>

Forestry Co-op great idea, but not if foreign controlled

Friday, 22 August 2014, 11:22 am | Green Party

The proposal to set up a forestry co-operative to market New Zealand forest products is welcome, but not if it is foreign controlled and its prime concern is to simply export more unprocessed logs, the Green Party said today. More >>

Latest F for Hekia Parata

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 4:15 pm | Green Party

The Green Party agrees with the need for more collaboration and non-contact time for teachers, but disagrees that the Government’s hierarchical approach is the way to achieve that, said the Green Party today. More >>

National’s poverty denial hurting Maori and Pasifika people

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 11:35 am | Green Party

John Key's poverty denial is damaging the wellbeing of Maori and Pasifika people as new research shows they are getting poorer, sicker and less likely to be employed under National, the Green Party said today. More >>

Green Party welcomes watchdog inquiry into dirty politics

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 3:05 pm | Green Party

Green Party welcomes spy watchdog inquiry into dirty politics Spy watchdog, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS), has confirmed it will investigate Green Party concerns that Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) documents were declassified for ... More >>

Greens to produce bigger surpluses and repay debt sooner

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:03 am | Green Party

The Green Party has released its full fiscal costings for their 2014 election priorities which show they will deliver larger surpluses and pay down debt sooner than National. More >>

PM must take action over Collins’ Whale Oil leak

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 3:23 pm | Green Party

The Prime Minister John Key must properly investigate Minister of Justice Judith Collins, leaking a public servants’ name and contact details to the Whale Oil blogsite, the Green Party said today. More >>

 

 

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