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Green Party welcome Tax Working Group report

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 11:11 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the Tax Working Group report, which lays out a plan to ensure taxation in Aotearoa is fair and enhances the wellbeing of all New Zealanders. More >>

Waiting list for public housing emboldens social support

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 3:22 pm | Green Party

Waiting list for public housing emboldens work to overhaul social support system More >>

Drug Safety Checking at Otago University Orientation Week

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:01 pm | Green Party

The Green Party of Aoteaora New Zealand is welcoming Otago University Student Association’s collaboration with KnowYourStuffNZ and the NZ Drug Foundation to perform drug safety checking at orientation week events. More >>

It’s time for Google and Facebook to pitch in like the rest

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 11:12 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcome moves to make huge multinational companies like Facebook and Google pay their fair share of tax in New Zealand. More >>

Need for compassion and generosity for struggling Kiwis

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 12:20 pm | Green Party

The Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report shows the importance of putting the heart back into social support so that all New Zealanders can live with dignity. More >>

Public opinion clearly supports a cleaner, greener NZ

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 8:59 am | Green Party

A Colmar Brunton survey released today clearly shows New Zealanders’ growing concerns about climate change, pollution and waste, says Green Party Co-leader James Shaw. More >>

Free mental health support for youth in Porirua

Monday, 11 February 2019, 11:32 am | Green Party

The first trial taking place in Porirua, will provide free mental health support for under 25s to ensure young people can thrive, Green Party Mental Health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick said today. More >>

Green Party delighted with safe homes for refugees

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 12:43 pm | Green Party

The opening of the new refugee resettlement housing unit in Whanganui marks a step forward in New Zealand’s commitment to offer a safe home for families fleeing war and persecution, Green MP and refugee Golriz Ghahraman said today. More >>

Hokianga harbour a key priority for Waitangi: Green Party

Friday, 1 February 2019, 2:00 pm | Green Party

Reducing pollution at the sacred Hokianga Harbour will be a key priority for the Green Party at Waitangi. More >>

State spying online

Friday, 25 January 2019, 2:41 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson will be speaking at the annual Waihopai spy base demonstration this Saturday January 26, protesting against international spying which puts the human rights and privacy of global citizens at risk. More >>

Green Party welcomes open, public debate on Drug Reform

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 12:38 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcome the National Party to the drug law reform conversation, with Paula Bennett announced today as the party’s spokesperson on the issue. More >>

Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:36 pm | Green Party

Hardship grants rising demonstrates why the baseline benefit needs to increase, Green Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. More >>

Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 1:48 pm | Green Party

The Green Party congratulate E tū Sistema members who have secured a collective agreement that will ensure a 16% pay increase and a commitment to always pay workers above minimum wage. More >>

Green Party launch #wastefreeholidays campaign

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 1:32 pm | Green Party

In the lead up to Christmas the Green Party have launched a #wastefreeholidays campaign, aimed at reducing waste over the holidays. More >>

Child Poverty Reduction Bill early Christmas present

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 2:34 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes passage of the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill, which lays the foundation for genuinely pulling New Zealand kids out of poverty. More >>

Simon Bridges must come clean on Thompson & Clark collusion

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:51 pm | Green Party

A second report released by Police yesterday shows that the previous National Government established a secret intelligence group involving oil and gas companies, Thompson and Clark, and state departments including the NZ Defence Force, Police and MBIE ... More >>

Green Party welcome binding referendum on cannabis

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 12:13 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the binding referendum on recreational cannabis at the 2020 election as announced by Justice Minister Andrew Little today. “This is part of our Confidence and Supply Agreement and something the Green Party has worked towards ... More >>

Evidence of collusion with oil + gas industry a wake-up call

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:24 am | Green Party

“Today’s report from the State Services Commission shows Government departments colluded with private security firms working for oil and gas companies to spy on New Zealanders,” Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. “This must ... More >>

Schools must take in their local kids

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:04 am | Green Party

The Green Party have today called on schools to follow the law and accept kids that have been denied enrolment because they have a history of truancy or no fixed address. More >>

Drug addiction to be treated like a health issue

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:33 am | Green Party

The Green Party welcome today’s plan to address the synthetic drugs crisis and broader addiction problems in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>



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