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Green Party congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  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 congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford James Shaw MP on Friday, January 19, 2018 – 11:17 The Green Party wishes to extend its warmest congratulations to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on the news that they are expecting a child.  “This is wonderful news. […]

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Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton

By   /  January 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton James Shaw MP on Sunday, January 7, 2018 – 12:51 The Green Party is saddened by the news of the passing of former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Jim Anderton, who passed away today. “Jim was a great defender of the underdog. He stood […]

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Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law Chlöe Swarbrick MP on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 13:08 The Green Party is supporting the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation introduced to parliament today, but is encouraging the public to use the select committee process to push for improvements to expand the […]

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Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying

Source: Green Party Headline: Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying Gareth Hughes MP on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 11:01 The Green Party is calling on the racing industry to immediately address animal welfare issues, including the high rates of death, in the greyhound racing industry or risk losing its social licence to operate, […]

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Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Parliament, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

Source: Green Party Headline: Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon If you were asked “that the question is that the question be now put”, or “that the part stand apart”, would you understand? If you heard someone “seek leave to pass a motion” would you crack-up giggling or throw your hands up in the […]

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U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality.

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, net neutrality, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality.

Source: Green Party Headline: U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality. The Internet has faced many threats. Dictatorships building cyber walls, a hostile takeover bid by the International Telecommunications Union and states and companies trying to block websites, but last night the U.S. Federal Communications Commission repealed U.S. net neutrality rules. Could this […]

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New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives

By   /  December 14, 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 New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives

Source: Green Party Headline: New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives James Shaw MP on Thursday, December 14, 2017 – 14:16 Green Party Co-leader James Shaw is welcoming the half-year opening of the Government books today, which presents the most significant government funding for Green Party initiatives ever. “Today marks the critical first […]

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Gareth Hughes: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Keynote Speech

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Keynote Speech

Source: Green Party Headline: Gareth Hughes: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Keynote Speech I greet you in New Zealand’s indigenous language – te Reo Māori Kia ora ngā mihi nui kia koutou kia ora It’s great to be here. I’m the Green Party spokesperson for Economic Development, ICT, Technology, Science, Research and Devlopment, Animal Welfare, Primary […]

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Greens celebrate passage of Healthy Homes Bill

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens celebrate passage of Healthy Homes Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens celebrate passage of Healthy Homes Bill Marama Davidson MP on Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 17:48 The Green Party is today celebrating the passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, which works towards ensuring that no New Zealanders get sick from the house they live in. “The passing of this […]

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When gaming becomes gambling

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, battlefront, gambling, Gaming, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Society & Culture, Star Wars  /  Comments Off on When gaming becomes gambling

Source: Green Party Headline: When gaming becomes gambling I was really looking forward to playing the new Star Wars: Battlefront 2 game. It looked pretty cool and I liked the first instalment. But when I checked out the reviews online, nobody was talking about the new game; they were debating if the “loot boxes” within […]

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Gareth Hughes: Address In Reply Debate

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Address In Reply Debate

Source: Green Party Headline: Gareth Hughes: Address In Reply Debate Gareth Hughes MP on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 – 10:24 Kia ora, Mr Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora. In this opening debate of this parliamentary term, I want to acknowledge the historical nature of this Government. Our country now has an […]

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Statement from Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement from Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman

Source: Green Party Headline: Statement from Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman Golriz Ghahraman MP on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – 13:16 “I am deeply offended by the suggestion that I am a genocide denier. I am strongly committed to upholding human rights, and my work experience is testament to that. “During my legal career, I […]

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Greens support Wellington rail network workers

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens support Wellington rail network workers

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens support Wellington rail network workers Jan Logie MP on Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 09:47 The Green Party supports Wellington members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) who are today striking to maintain hard-fought-for pay and conditions. “The Green Party stands in solidarity with RMTU members and call […]

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Golriz Ghahraman maiden speech

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Golriz Ghahraman maiden speech

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha, tēnā koutou katoa. Te mana whenua o tēnei wāhi, Te Āti awa, tēnā koutou. Otirā ngā iwi whānui tēnā koutou katoa Mr Speaker I congratulate you on your election and look forward to your guidance in this house. I begin by acknowledging what a breathtaking […]

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Chloe Swarbrick maiden speech

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Chloe Swarbrick maiden speech

E te Māngai – E te Māngai, tēnā koe Tuatahi, ki te mana whenua o tēnei rohe, Te Ātiawat Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa Mr Speaker, Congratulations on your position. I’m immensely proud to enter this 52nd Parliament at such a time where you’ve actively sought to make the House more family friendly […]

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Green Party statement on TPPA

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party statement on TPPA

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party statement on TPPA Golriz Ghahraman MP on Monday, November 13, 2017 – 15:15 The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand maintains its strong opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).  “The Green Party has long opposed the TPPA. The new proposed deal, which came out of the weekend’s talks, […]

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Hooray – a victory for privacy!

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Community and Voluntary Sector, data, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, MSD, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, NGOs, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, privacy, Privacy Commissioner  /  Comments Off on Hooray – a victory for privacy!

Source: Green Party Headline: Hooray – a victory for privacy! The Government has scrapped plans to require community organisations to hand over personal client details to Government in return for funding. Many people told the National Government that this was a bad idea; social service organisations, the sexual and domestic violence sectors in particular, and […]

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Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill

By   /  November 5, 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 Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Marama Davidson to adopt Te rā o Parihaka Bill Marama Davidson MP on Sunday, November 5, 2017 – 12:21 Today on the 136th anniversary of the invasion of Parihaka, the Green Party is strengthening its call for a national Parihaka Day, announcing that Marama Davidson will re-enter the Māori Party’s Te […]

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20 Goals for a Green Government

By   /  November 3, 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 20 Goals for a Green Government

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 20 Goals for a Green Government Our agreement with Labour outlines 20 goals, which we agreed to work on together, in return for supporting the Government on Confidence and Supply. We will work with Labour to deliver our 20 goals while in Government, as well as other policy […]

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Confidence and Supply = ???

By   /  November 3, 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 Confidence and Supply = ???

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Confidence and Supply = ??? So the Greens are in a confidence and supply agreement with Labour – what does that mean? Put simply confidence and supply means we will vote for the Government’s budget and super important changes to NZ law, votes on the policy wins we […]

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