Loading…
You are here:  Home  >  Green Party
Latest

Keep it Public

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, Tertiary Education, tertiary funding, TEU  /  Comments Off on Keep it Public

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Keep it Public The Green Party strongly supports the Tertiary Education Unions call to #KeepitPublic. Keep what public? Our quality tertiary education system that National is trying to open up to more private for-profit providers with a new law change. The (Tertiary Education and Other […]

Read More →
Latest

Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 12:48 I would also like to touch on the points made by the honourable member, Stuart Nash, regarding consultations, which is clauses […]

Read More →
Latest

Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 12:41 Kia ora, Mr Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou, kia ora. In this general debate, I want to speak directly to young New Zealanders. Day in […]

Read More →
Latest

Green Party will repeal solar tax

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, electricity, Energy, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, solar, solar tax  /  Comments Off on Green Party will repeal solar tax

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party will repeal solar tax It’s ridiculous for an electricity distribution monopoly to apply a charge on solar panels but worse than that, it’s harming our effort to tackle climate change. Hawke’s Bay lines company Unison last year announced a new solar charge for […]

Read More →
Latest

World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

Published By   /  June 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 World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World Refugee Day – we can do our bit I’m really proud that yesterday, on World Refugee Day, the Greens launched an ambitious plan to increase the refugee quota to 5000 over the next six years. Of those places, 4,000 will be directly resettled by […]

Read More →
Latest

Welcoming more refugees to New Zealand

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Welcoming more refugees to New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Welcoming more refugees to New Zealand I’m really proud that yesterday, on World Refugee Day, the Greens launched an ambitious plan to increase the refugee quota to 5000 over the next six years. Of those places, 4,000 will be directly resettled by the government and […]

Read More →
Latest

Equal pay for mental health workers

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, Green Party, Mental Health, Opposition News, Politics, Unions, Women  /  Comments Off on Equal pay for mental health workers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Equal pay for mental health workers Today, mental health workers are filing an equal pay claim through their unions. Mental health support workers do important and difficult work in our communities. But because the workforce is largely female, they are not paid enough. It’s wrong […]

Read More →
Latest

Another chance to pay women more

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Another chance to pay women more

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Another chance to pay women more Jan Logie MP on Monday, June 19, 2017 – 10:12 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ First putting politics before child protection

Published By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ First putting politics before child protection

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZ First putting politics before child protection Metiria Turei MP on Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 10:46 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

Green Party tribute to Dame Nganeko Minhinnick

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Politics, Te Tiriti, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, tribute  /  Comments Off on Green Party tribute to Dame Nganeko Minhinnick

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party tribute to Dame Nganeko Minhinnick Haere ngā mate ki tua o paerau; te moenga roa o ngā mātua tupuna. Haere, haere, haere. It was with a huge sense of loss that we learned of the death of Dame Nganeko Minhinnick yesterday. The Green […]

Read More →
Latest

OECD highlights need to green New Zealand’s economy

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on OECD highlights need to green New Zealand’s economy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: OECD highlights need to green New Zealand’s economy James Shaw MP on Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 13:07 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming Metiria Turei MP on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 18:32 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ’s nuclear-free zone a precursor to a total ban on nuclear weapons

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Global Affairs, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, nuclear free, nuclear weapons, NZ parliament, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, The Issues, UN  /  Comments Off on NZ’s nuclear-free zone a precursor to a total ban on nuclear weapons

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZ’s nuclear-free zone a precursor to a total ban on nuclear weapons New Zealand’s nuclear-free zone, legislated by Parliament in 1987, is something we all take pride in. It’s important, however, that we don’t let it thwart its own ultimate purpose – a world free […]

Read More →
Latest

Dairy Action Plan a small step forward

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Dairy Action Plan a small step forward

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Dairy Action Plan a small step forward James Shaw MP on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 13:55 14 June 2017 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

English abdicates independent foreign policy over Israel

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on English abdicates independent foreign policy over Israel

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: English abdicates independent foreign policy over Israel Kennedy Graham MP on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – 10:22 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

Parihaka: an apology

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, apology, Green Party, non violence, Opposition News, parihaka, peace, Politics, Society & Culture, Treaty of Waitangi  /  Comments Off on Parihaka: an apology

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Parihaka: an apology An apology only works for healing if it is sincere and if it is accepted. We teach our children to apologise and to be genuine if they want to be forgiven. On Friday, June 9 at Parihaka, the Crown apologised to the […]

Read More →
Latest

All babies need safe sleeping devices

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on All babies need safe sleeping devices

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: All babies need safe sleeping devices Metiria Turei MP on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – 11:14 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 […]

Read More →
Latest

Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

Published By   /  June 12, 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 Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk Conservation Minister Maggie Barry was at the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York last week, trying to convince the world that the New Zealand Government is doing a good job at protecting our marine environment.  Yet last week […]

Read More →
Latest

Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

Published By   /  June 11, 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 Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining Catherine Delahunty MP on Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 13:11 The Green Party supports protest action today at a mining company drill site on public conservation land at Karangahake. The protest started at 1PM today and is […]

Read More →
Latest

Foreign trust numbers reveal scale of problem National wanted to keep secret

Published By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign trust numbers reveal scale of problem National wanted to keep secret

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Foreign trust numbers reveal scale of problem National wanted to keep secret James Shaw MP on Friday, June 9, 2017 – 15:15 Fewer than 70 out of 11,645 New Zealand foreign trusts have reregistered under tougher new disclosure requirements with only three weeks left to […]

Read More →