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Teanau Tuiono First Green MP Appointed Assistant Speaker

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 2:52 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is pleased to announce today that MP Teanau Tuiono will be an Assistant Speaker for the 54th Parliament. “This is the first time in history that a Green MP has been appointed to this role, and it is an honour to serve Aotearoa’s Parliament,” ... More >>

Now, More Than Ever, We Must Whakamana Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10:14 am | Green Party

The Green Party is urging the Government to recognise its commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi so our tamariki and mokopuna can grow up in an Aotearoa where their language is celebrated, their health is prioritised, and their whenua is protected. "The ... More >>

Government Knowingly Making Life Harder For People

Monday, 4 December 2023, 6:02 pm | Green Party

Leaked government documents confirm this government will consciously do serious harm to the lives of working people and their whānau. “Our lowest paid people deserve a pay increase, not a government that is deliberately deciding to put the ... More >>

The Future Of Aotearoa Is At Stake

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 4:17 pm | Green Party

The next 100 days will be a fight for our future. “The random, visionless, and harmful grab bag of policies in the government’s 100 day plan does not represent our future. Now more than ever we need to stand up for Tiriti-centric Aotearoa that ... More >>

Green Party Unveils Portfolio Spokespeople For The 54th Parliament

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 9:42 am | Green Party

The Green Party is pleased to announce the allocation of portfolios across its largest caucus ever. “Our team of Green MPs will do everything they can to make sure Aotearoa upholds Te Tiriti and works for everyone,” says Co-leader of the Green Party, Marama ... More >>

The Time Is Now For Oceans Protection

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 8:55 am | Green Party

Community organisations, mana whenua and the Greens have written to the incoming Minister of Oceans and Fisheries to call for the progression without delay of the Hauraki Gulf/Tīkapa Moana Marine Protection Bill. “The Hauraki Gulf/Tīkapa Moana/Te ... More >>

Greenpeace Nitrates Research Proves Need For Strong Freshwater Regulation

Monday, 27 November 2023, 12:29 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the release of an interactive map which enables people to monitor nitrate levels in their drinking water. “The research released today shows just how disastrous the new Government’s plan to roll back freshwater protections ... More >>

Greens Launch Petition To Save Oil And Gas Ban

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:12 am | Green Party

The Green Party has launched a petition to save the ban on oil and gas exploration. “The new Government’s plan to expand oil and gas exploration is as dangerous as it is unscientific. We need to come together to stop them,” says Co-leader of ... More >>

Green Party A Strong Opposition To Divisive Government

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:07 am | Green Party

The Green Party will keep up the fight for an Aotearoa that works for everyone. “We defied history in this election with a record 330,883 people voting for the Green Party. We will make sure the voices of all you are heard loud and clear in ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Miss The Boat On Community Needs For Waiheke Ferry Services

Friday, 10 November 2023, 11:52 am | Green Party

Auckland Central Green MP, Chlöe Swarbrick, this morning received a long awaited OIA with official advice and consultants’ reports on whether to regulate the Waiheke ferry service. “My constituents on Waiheke are forced to use the only public transport ... More >>

Greens Back Striking Teachers

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 9:00 am | Green Party

The Green Party stands with ECE teachers striking for better funding and conditions. “The working conditions of our teachers are the learning conditions of our tamariki. The Green Party is calling on the incoming Government to prioritise our teachers ... More >>

Greens Celebrate Historic Election Result

Friday, 3 November 2023, 2:00 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today celebrating its biggest election result ever. “With a larger share of the vote and more MPs than we’ve had before, Green Party will lead the ongoing fight to eliminate poverty, honour Te Tiriti, protect nature, and build ... More >>

Go And Vote For Our Future

Friday, 13 October 2023, 10:07 am | Green Party

Green Party co-leaders Marama Davidson and James Shaw are today wrapping up a campaign that has sought to inspire hope, rather than fear, and that has focused on thoroughly thought through, long-term policy, rather than soundbites. The co-leaders today visited ... More >>

Only The Green Party Will Make Life Better For Renters

Friday, 6 October 2023, 2:29 pm | Green Party

Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson spoke at a Fair Rents rally at the University of Auckland today. “In the first 100 days of a new government, we will introduce legislation to make sure everyone who rents always has a safe, healthy and affordable ... More >>

Greens Welcome New Marine Reserves For South East Otago

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 12:28 pm | Green Party

The Green Party is today welcoming the Government’s announcement that there will be six new marine reserves on the South East Otago coast. “This is a wonderful step forward and shows what can happen when the government, community and iwi work ... More >>

Only The Green Party Will Build Houses At The Scale Aotearoa Needs

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 11:10 am | Green Party

Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson is visiting The Commons Project at Housing First Ōtautahi, which helps vulnerable whānau connect and engage with services. “Everyone deserves to have a safe, warm, dry place to call home. The Green Party ... More >>

Green Party Will Guarantee Every Student An Allowance Of $385 Per Week

Monday, 2 October 2023, 2:20 pm | Green Party

The Green Party will guarantee every student has an income of at least $385 per week - and it will be paid for with a fair tax system. “Political decisions have forced students into a situation where they regularly cannot afford food, rent, or ... More >>

Let’s Vote For The Aotearoa We Deserve

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 2:46 pm | Green Party

The Future is Up to Us released today by the Green Party is a clear vision of the future we can build together. The Green Party has also published an independent fiscal review of the policy priorities set out in The Future is Up to Us , which shows everything ... More >>

Green Party Will End Child Poverty

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 8:20 pm | Green Party

The Green Party will double the Best Start payment and make it available for every child under three years of age - and it will be paid for with a fair tax system. “Parents all over the country are being forced to cut back on food to pay the bills. ... More >>

National's Welfare Policy Is Cruel

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 11:01 am | Green Party

The National Party’s job seeker policy announced today is heartless. “National is deliberately and heartlessly choosing to make life harder for thousands of people. A National government would literally leave children to go hungry and punish families. ... More >>





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