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People-powered Fight Back Against The Coalition For Climate Crisis

Saturday, 25 May 2024, 5:51 am | Green Party

The Green Party has today launched a petition to halt the Government’s coal mining agenda. More >>

Government Trying To Rush Māori Wards Legislation Through Without Public Say

Friday, 24 May 2024, 1:24 pm | Green Party

The Green Party unequivocally condemns the governing parties’ attempts to limit the public’s say on the controversial Māori wards legislation, after the select committee considering the legislation set a deadline for submissions of just five ... More >>

Coalition Of Coal Will Prove Catastrophic For Climate

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 5:44 pm | Green Party

The Government’s plans to ramp up coal mining in the heat of a climate crisis will see our chances of a liveable future melt away. More >>

Aotearoa Must Follow In The Footsteps Of Countries Recognising Palestinian Statehood

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 11:35 am | Green Party

The New Zealand Government can and must do more to ensure this conflict comes to an end and a sustainable ceasefire is secured. Recognising Palestinian statehood and following the lead of Ireland, Spain and Norway is a step in the right direction. More >>

Government Introduces Bill To Roll Back Māori Wards

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 11:49 am | Green Party

The Green Party has sounded the alarm over the Government’s introduction of legislation to remove Māori Wards and roll back years of progress. More >>

Government Must Build More Public Houses, Not Find Excuses To Sell Them

Monday, 20 May 2024, 4:56 pm | Green Party

The Green Party says the Government must use the review of Kāinga Ora as a platform to build more homes, not an excuse to sell them off. More >>

Green Party Co-Leaders Full Speech: State Of The Planet: Government Must Be Guided By Values Not Money

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 1:30 pm | Green Party

Green Party co-leaders Marama Davidson and Chlöe Swarbrick have used their State of the Planet speeches to challenge the Government to prioritise people and planet over profit as the delivery of the Budget approaches. More >>

No-cause Evictions Leave No Hope For Renters

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 6:56 pm | Green Party

The Government’s introduction of legislation that would enable landlords to end tenancies with no reason marks a dark day for the 1.4 million people who rent their home in Aotearoa. More >>

Government Ignorant Of Evidence In Neglect Of Tamariki

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 2:56 pm | Green Party

Today’s justification from the Minister for Children for scrapping protections for our tamariki was either a case of ignorance or deliberate deception. More >>

Gang Policy Setting Communities Up For Failure

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 1:06 pm | Green Party

The Green Party says the Government’s misguided policy on gangs will fail, following the announcement of the establishment of a national gang unit and district gang disruption units to target gang activities. More >>

Charter Schools Not A Serious Solution

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 12:01 pm | Green Party

History paints a very lacklustre picture of the performance of charter schools. Teachers, unions and educational experts have made it abundantly clear that they are an option not worth pursuing. More >>

Roads Over Everything Else Will Cost People And Planet

Monday, 13 May 2024, 12:16 pm | Green Party

This morning’s announcement from the Minister of Transport highlights his lack of ideas and lack of appetite to confront the climate crisis More >>

Greens Welcome Cross-party Approach To Climate Adaptation

Friday, 10 May 2024, 5:45 am | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming Climate Change Minister Simon Watts’ continuation of Hon. James Shaw’s cross-party work on climate adaptation, now in the form of a Finance and Expenditure Committee Inquiry. More >>

Government Shows Allergy To Evidence In Benefits Crackdown

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 11:01 am | Green Party

Instead of punishing people, the Greens are calling for an end to benefit sanctions and an overhaul of employment support so that people who lose their jobs are meaningfully supported into work that matches their skills and aspirations,” says Ricardo Menéndez ... More >>

Minister Of Finance Reheats Austerity Politics

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 9:12 am | Green Party

This morning’s pre-Budget speech from the Minister of Finance offered no “meaningful” news on the Government’s trickle-down economics based plans. More >>

A Win For Wellington - Greens Welcome More Housing

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:06 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the announcement by the Minister Responsible for RMA Reform Chris Bishop to approve most of the Wellington City Council’s District Plan recommendations. More >>

Greens Call On Government To Keep Same-day Election Enrolment And Voting

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 11:58 am | Green Party

On Radio New Zealand this morning, the Justice Minister stated the Government was considering ending election day enrolments. More >>

Members Bill Will Prevent Māori Land Confiscations

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 4:36 pm | Green Party

Green Party MP Hūhana Lyndon says her Public Works (Prohibition of Compulsory Acquisition of Māori Land) Amendment Bill is an opportunity to right some past wrongs around the alienation of Māori land. More >>

Central Bank Makes Clear Government Is Pouring Fuel On Housing Crisis Fire

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 1:43 pm | Green Party

In a nutshell, the Government has handed landlords nearly three billion dollars just to increase house prices and push first home buyers out. More >>

New Unemployment Figures Paint Bleak Picture

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 12:23 pm | Green Party

Today’s unemployment figures, the highest we have seen in three years, show that the Government’s dated and dismal politics are having a marked impact across our communities. More >>





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