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Minister must not water down oil and gas decision

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:22 pm | Green Party

The Green Party does not support Labour Party Minister Woods allowing mining companies with existing offshore oil and gas exploration permits more time to consider if they will drill. More >>

Bill to end new offshore oil and gas permits a win

Monday, 24 September 2018, 5:35 pm | Green Party

The Green Party welcome the introduction of the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill, which will legislate to officially stop new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. More >>

Heart put back into social housing

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:17 am | Green Party

A report by Housing New Zealand has shown that under the previous National Government, Housing New Zealand pushed vulnerable kiwis onto the street whilst charging them millions in testing and clean-up costs for meth residue that is scientifically proven ... More >>

Green Party welcome decision to take more refugees

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:56 pm | Green Party

The Green Party have welcomed the Government’s decision to increase the refugee quota to 1500 annually, meaning more families, women and children fleeing war and persecution will have a safe place to call home. Green Co-leader Marama Davidson, ... More >>

We will keep working in Parliament for equity for women

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:09 am | Green Party

On the 125 year anniversary since New Zealand women won the right to vote, the Green Party are celebrating wins in Government for women, and commit to keep working in the space to achieve full equity. More >>

Green Party welcomes proactive release of cabinet papers

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 10:22 am | Green Party

The Green Party tautoko the Government proactively releasing Cabinet papers to ensure and openness and accessibility, but will work to go even further. More >>

Green Party welcome Government saving regional mental health

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:52 pm | Green Party

Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick has welcomed the extension of funding for Te Kūwatawata mental health service in Gisborne while the Government conducts its review of mental health services. More >>

‘Swamp house’ eviction proves need for a Warrant of Fitness

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:18 am | Green Party

News that the family living in an Auckland ‘swamp house’ have been evicted for daring to speak out further proves the need for a housing Warrant of Fitness (WoF) in Aotearoa. More >>

Greens: Education Amendment Bill must protect student voice

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 4:47 pm | Green Party

Green Party education spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick will be moving to amend the Education Amendment Bill to ensure students get a stronger say in how our universities are run. More >>

Electricity price review welcome, Greens will continue push

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 2:12 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the release of stage one Electricity Price Review report and will continue to push for a transition to 100% renewable energy whilst ensuring fair pricing for houses and businesses alike, Green Party Energy spokesperson Gareth ... More >>

Te reo Māori must be a core curriculum topic

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:18 am | Green Party

Me toka te reo Māori hei kaupapa ako matua i te marautanga ki ngā kura katoa i mua i te 2025, tā te Pāti Kākāriki kōrero More >>

Green Party calls for a Rental Warrant of Fitness

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 1:14 pm | Green Party

Green Party calls for a Rental Warrant of Fitness to make sure all homes are warm, dry, and healthy to live in More >>

Clean, green transport turbo charged

Friday, 31 August 2018, 1:19 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating today’s $16.9 billion transport announcement which delivers a record breaking level of investment in sustainable, green transport. More >>

Green Party welcomes High Court seabed mining decision

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 5:52 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating this court victory for the environment with the High Court saying the EPA’s Decision Making Committee’s interpretation of the law was inconsistent with the purpose of the EEZ Act. More >>

Greens secures access to training funding to help animals

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 1:53 pm | Green Party

Green Party secures access to training funding to help animals during emergencies The Green Party today welcomes correspondence by Government to allow animal organisations to access Emergency Management Adult Community Education training funding to support ... More >>

Statistics show suicide rates highest since records began

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:15 pm | Green Party

Statistics revealed today by the coroner show that suicide in New Zealand is at its highest since provisional statistics were first recorded in 07/08, with young people aged 20 to 24 the age cohort most effected. Māori rates are the highest since records ... More >>

Green Party welcome shift on Three Strikes law from National

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 3:46 pm | Green Party

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman is urging the National Party to reconsider support for repealing the Three Strikes law following a concession by National leader Simon Bridges that there should be proper reintegration for serious offenders. More >>

Greens welcomes bacon back in Country of Origin Food Labels

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:04 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the report back of Country of Origin Food Labelling Members’ Bill by the Primary Production Select Committee. More >>

Green Party: Dutton is gone, it’s time to reconsider

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 1:03 pm | Green Party

Hard line Australian immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s move to the backbench should reopen a conversation about refugees on Nauru coming to New Zealand, Green MP Golriz Ghahraman has said today. More >>

Green Party backs pay freeze for MPs

Monday, 20 August 2018, 4:17 pm | Green Party

The Green Party backs the Government’s decision to freeze MPs’ pay for the next year and welcomes a review that will investigate changes down the track to ensure pay increases are in line with increases other working New Zealanders receive. More >>

   

 

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