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Steven Joyce spent billions on highways, you won’t believe what happened next

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Steven Joyce spent billions on highways, you won’t believe what happened next

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Steven Joyce spent billions on highways, you won’t believe what happened next It’s almost like a bad joke. Steven Joyce, our Minister of Finance and previous Minister of Transport, insisting his government is the “Infrastructure Government.” They’ve had this electoral strategy since the 2008 campaign, […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. We […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Freshwater, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, pollution, swimmable rivers, The Issues, Wairua River, waterways  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. […]

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Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric Hundreds of children are being made to suffer because of a surge in benefit sanctions being applied by the National Government. Figures came out this week showing that there has been a 50% increase in people with dependent children […]

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Kids are suffering from benefit sanctions

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, benefit sanctions, Child Poverty, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, WINZ  /  Comments Off on Kids are suffering from benefit sanctions

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kids are suffering from benefit sanctions Hundreds of children are being made to suffer because of a surge in benefit sanctions being applied by the National Government. Figures came out this week showing that there has been a 50% increase in people with dependent children […]

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Time to take stock of cow numbers to stop water pollution

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Time to take stock of cow numbers to stop water pollution

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Time to take stock of cow numbers to stop water pollution Eugenie Sage MP on Friday, April 28, 2017 – 11:12 It’s time for a moratorium on new dairy farms and to start thinking about how to reduce the number of cows on our paddocks […]

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Billions on infrastructure – but no airport rail for 30 years

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Billions on infrastructure – but no airport rail for 30 years

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Billions on infrastructure – but no airport rail for 30 years Julie Anne Genter MP on Friday, April 28, 2017 – 09:55 Increased infrastructure spending must focus on the best ways to fix the housing and transport problems in Auckland, not just a few more […]

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Greens launch nationwide Māori Caucus tour

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens launch nationwide Māori Caucus tour

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens launch nationwide Māori Caucus tour Metiria Turei MP on Friday, April 28, 2017 – 09:55 The Green Party’s Māori Caucus is excited to be launching a national outreach tour to engage with Māori communities, kicking off in Northland today. “We take our role as […]

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National is failing to save our water, report shows

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National is failing to save our water, report shows

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National is failing to save our water, report shows Catherine Delahunty MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 13:16 Present and future generations are suffering the consequences of National’s weak moves to prevent pollution from entering our rivers, lakes and aquifers, the Green Party said […]

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Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure David Clendon MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 11:35 A new report highlighting the causes of the runaway growth in the prison population released today is further proof we need a cross-party consensus on justice […]

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Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – well social […]

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Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease Jan Logie MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 10:58 The ‘secure care’ that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. The widespread use of seclusion […]

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Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Government, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – […]

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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one […]

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Swimmable river campaign in Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, Northland, Opposition News, Politics, swimmable rivers, The Issues, Wairua River  /  Comments Off on Swimmable river campaign in Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable river campaign in Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one of many […]

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Gareth Hughes: March for Science Speech

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: March for Science Speech

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: March for Science Speech Gareth Hughes MP on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – 14:34 Kia ora. Nga mihi nui, kia koutou, kia ora. On behalf of the Green Party, it’s inspiring to march with you as part of a global movement, standing up […]

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The Teacher’s Code

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, code of conduct, Education, education council, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, teachers, The Issues  /  Comments Off on The Teacher’s Code

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Teacher’s Code The Government changed the law in 2015 so that the Code of Ethics for teachers was changed into a Code of Conduct. This may seem a minor issue to those outside the profession. But for some teachers it has felt like another […]

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Poor forestry regulations will not protect our soils or rivers

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Poor forestry regulations will not protect our soils or rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Poor forestry regulations will not protect our soils or rivers Eugenie Sage MP on Monday, April 24, 2017 – 12:32 Weak forestry regulations proposed by the National Government will do little to prevent forests being planted on steep, erosion-prone country, or avoid forestry debris harming […]

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Empowering New Zealand

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Empowering New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Empowering New Zealand Yesterday the Green Party launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. It’s all about empowering consumers. Energy has always been important to the Greens. In fact, the green movement formed around the Manapouri power […]

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This Government’s facade of caring about women

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, Equal Pay Act, Green Party, kristine bartlett, Opposition News, Pay Equity, Politics, The Issues, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on This Government’s facade of caring about women

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: This Government’s facade of caring about women Earlier this week I was so pleased to see the payoff for many amazing women involved in union organising with the decision to pay caregivers more. I put aside my reservations about the fact that it didn’t look […]

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