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National wastes chance for green jobs and clean environment

Monday, 3 July 2017, 2:07 pm | Green Party

WasteMINZ’s A Wasted Opportunity confirms that National has squandered potentially up to 9000 green jobs, $500 million in economic benefits, and a cleaner environment for New Zealand, the Green Party said today. More >>

Speech: Shaw - Federation of Multicultural Councils AGM

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 1:34 pm | Green Party

Speech to the Federation of Multicultural Councils AGM James Shaw – Saturday 1st July 2017 Kia ora kotou Nihao Namaste Annyong Kamusta Talofalava Bula Salam alaikum And Warm Pacific Greetings – on this cold Dunedin morning – to you all. *** It’s ... More >>

Greens’ launch Tāmaki Makaurau and Manurewa campaigns

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:03 pm | Green Party

High profile indigenous rights and environmental activists Marama Davidson (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou) and Teanau Tuiono (Ngāi Takoto, Ngāpuhi, Cook Island Māori) will launch the strongest ever Green Party campaigns for Tāmaki Makaurau and Manurewa ... More >>

Green Party mourns passing of Bruce Stewart

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 11:31 am | Green Party

It was with great sadness that the Green Party learned of the passing of Bruce Stewart QSM (Te Arawa, Tainui), the visionary founder of Tapu Te Ranga marae. More >>

Fight for better Māori representation in local govt to go on

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 11:10 am | Green Party

The Green Party is disappointed that its Member’s Bill to enable better Māori representation in local government was voted down last night, but is vowing to continue its campaign to make it happen. More >>

Govt’s water standards designed to confuse

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 10:35 am | Green Party

Environment Minister Nick Smith is dreaming if he thinks New Zealanders will swallow his confusing freshwater standards that will, in some cases, allow our rivers to get dirtier, the Green Party said today. The comments come on the back of news that ... More >>

Green Party selects Taupō candidate

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 7:25 pm | Green Party

The Taupō branch of the Green Party has selected Julie Sandilands as Taupō candidate for the 2017 general election. More >>

National dithers while tyres burn

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:41 pm | Green Party

The Government's decision to waste nearly $20 million on subsidies for big business to burn tyres is further evidence of their mismanagement of the waste sector, the Green Party said today. More >>

Green Party to run campaign to unseat Nick Smith in Nelson

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:00 am | Green Party

The Green Party is today announcing that its Nelson candidate, second term local councillor Matt Lawrey, will run to win the electorate and unseat Nick Smith in September’s election. More >>

Green Party Run Campaign to Unseat Nick Smith in Nelson

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:27 am | Green Party

The Green Party is today announcing that its Nelson candidate, second term local councillor Matt Lawrey, will run to win the electorate and unseat Nick Smith in September’s election. More >>

All newborns deserve access to safe sleeping devices

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:29 am | Green Party

The Government needs to ensure that all new babies have access to a wahakura safe sleeping device, the Green Party said today. The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) special report on sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) shows ... More >>

James Shaw to host public meeting in Rotorua

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:14 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw to host public meeting in Rotorua What: Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and Rotorua Green Party candidate Richard Gillies are hosting a public meeting in Rotorua. Where: Rydges Hotel, 272 Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua. ... More >>

Green Party to welcome 5,000 refugees to New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 8:23 am | Green Party

This World Refugee Day, the Green Party is committing to welcoming 5,000 refugees per year to New Zealand , to ensure we are doing our bit to help people who have been forced to flee their homes around the world. More >>

Another chance to pay women more

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:15 am | Green Party

The Government should step up to ensure mental health support workers are paid more, the Green Party said today. “Mental health support workers do important and difficult work in our communities. But because the workforce is largely female, they are not ... More >>

NZ First putting politics before child protection

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 11:19 am | Green Party

NZ First putting politics before child protection NZ First has chosen to put political game playing ahead of the safety of children by proposing a referendum on the ten year old amendments to the Crimes Act. NZ First MP Tracy Martin said on Q&A this ... More >>

OECD highlights need to green New Zealand’s economy

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 1:22 pm | Green Party

The OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of the New Zealand has highlighted a significant need to green New Zealand’s economy if we want to sustain our current growth into the future, the Green Party said today. More >>

TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 8:54 pm | Green Party

TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming The Green Party is calling on Television New Zealand (TVNZ) to uphold its commitment to Māori programming and rethink their proposal to axe the dedicated Māori commissioner. “It’s deeply ... More >>

Dairy Action Plan a small step forward

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:05 pm | Green Party

Dairy Action Plan a small step forward The Government's dairy climate announcement is a small step in the right direction but lacks a serious commitment to actually reducing climate damaging pollution from the dairy industry, the Green Party said ... More >>

English abdicates independent foreign policy over Israel

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:18 am | Green Party

Bill English’s apology for condemning illegal Israeli settlements shows that New Zealand will not have an independent foreign policy under a National-led Government, the Green Party said today More >>

All babies need safe sleeping devices

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:38 am | Green Party

The Government should offer safe sleeping devices such as wahakura and pepi-pods to all new parents, not just a targeted few, the Green Party said today. Today, the Government announced that safe sleeping devices will be provided to some families ... More >>

   

 

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