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Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 12:25 pm | Green Party

Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill Today on the 136th anniversary of the invasion of Parihaka, the Green Party is strengthening its call for a national Parihaka Day, announcing that Marama Davidson will re-enter the Māori Party’s ... More >>

Greens Appoint Andrew Campbell New Chief Strategist

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:37 am | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Campbell to the role of Chief Strategist in the Party’s Parliamentary team. More >>

Shaw: Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:08 pm | Green Party

(May the peace of the sky above, of the earth below, and of the all-embracing universe rest upon us all. Behold, the essence of life!) More >>

Green Party ministerial and undersecretary portfolios

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:35 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today confirming that four of its MPs will hold ministerial and undersecretary roles in the new Labour-led Government. More >>

Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 4:08 pm | Green Party

Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values The Green Party has today formally signed an agreement to support a Labour-led Government that will achieve environmental, economic, and social progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable ... More >>

Green Party announces Ministers

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 11:40 am | Green Party

Green Party announces Ministers The Green Party is today announcing the people who will have Ministerial and Undersecretary roles in the Labour-led government. These will be Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and MPs Eugenie Sage, Julie Anne Genter, ... More >>

Greens join Government for change

Friday, 20 October 2017, 8:05 am | Green Party

The Green Party is pleased to support a Labour-led Government that will deliver on the Green Party’s goals, following agreement from the Party’s delegates this evening. The Green Party will support the Labour-led Government on confidence and ... More >>

Green candidate part of anti-nuclear campaign awarded Nobel

Sunday, 8 October 2017, 11:34 am | Green Party

Green candidate part of anti-nuclear campaign awarded Nobel Peace Prize The Green Party congratulates the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a global coalition of NGOs that has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The ... More >>

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:10 pm | Green Party

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change of government The Green Party is today welcoming its newest Member of Parliament, human rights lawyer Golriz Ghahraman, following the release of the special vote results, which also provide ... More >>

New Measures Needed to Stem Flow of Fresh Water Pollution

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:46 am | Green Party

New research showing that three quarters of fresh water pollution is coming from streams exempt from fencing requirements means that new measures are needed to stop the pollution of our waterways, the Green Party said today. More >>

Road safety needs to be a higher priority for next govt

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:28 am | Green Party

Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. More >>

Commitment to Vision Zero Road Safety Plan Required

Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:41 pm | Green Party

The next government needs to commit to a goal of zero harm on our roads to address the rapidly rising numbers of people being killed there, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 12:51 pm | Green Party

Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders The Green Party today welcomed a call from leaders of seven key environmental organisations for the major political parties to prioritise protecting the environment. The challenge, supported by Forest ... More >>

Green Party announces government negotiation team

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 2:55 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today announcing the team that will lead its negotiations to form the next government. More >>

Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:16 am | Green Party

Judith Collins should release a new report, that had been due to come out this week, showing what the Government knew about the vulnerability of the fuel pipeline into Auckland, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 3:23 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement from Foodstuffs that they will switch to completely cage-free eggs by 2027 in their supermarkets nationwide, and is calling on all supermarkets, to follow suit. More >>

TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:38 am | Green Party

National’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new incoming government, the Green Party said today. More >>

Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:39 am | Green Party

Decades of underinvestment in Auckland’s public transport and minimal uptake of electric vehicles under National are being highlighted by the looming petrol shortage, the Green Party said today. “If more Aucklanders had access to reliable trains, ... More >>

Fuel Pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the sector

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:38 pm | Green Party

Speculation over the cause of the aviation fuel pipeline fiasco shows how loose the rules around swamp kauri excavation are, the Green Party said today. More >>

Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto

Monday, 18 September 2017, 7:53 pm | Green Party

Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto The Green Party today published its fully costed policy manifesto along with an independent analysis of its fiscal implications. The independent fiscal analysis, by economics consultancy Infometrics ... More >>

   

 

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