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National’s housing crisis worsens

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s housing crisis worsens

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s housing crisis worsens James Shaw MP on Friday, July 21, 2017 – 14:06 Paula Bennett’s frank admission this morning that the Government should have “in hindsight” taken action on the housing crisis sooner will be of little comfort to the growing number of people […]

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Benefit sanctions on the rise under National

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Benefit sanctions on the rise under National

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Benefit sanctions on the rise under National Jan Logie MP on Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 13:16 The National Government continues to punish beneficiaries and their children by enforcing benefit sanctions, the Green Party said today. The Government’s latest figures show an 8.2 percent increase […]

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Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 10:13 Our kids are being repeatedly hospitalised because the Government refuses to take action to ensure our housing stock is up to scratch, the Green Party said today. […]

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Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM Taku kuru pounamu e! Tīhei mauriora! I te tuatahi ka mihi au ki te mana whenua o te rohe nei; Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrakei, tēnā koutou. Kei aku nui, kei aku […]

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Green Party will lift families out of poverty

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party will lift families out of poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party will lift families out of poverty Metiria Turei MP on Sunday, July 16, 2017 – 13:54 The Green Party has released a plan today to ensure no New Zealander will live in poverty, whether they are working or on a benefit. The families […]

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James Shaw speech to the Green Party AGM: Green Infrastructure Fund

By   /  July 15, 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 James Shaw speech to the Green Party AGM: Green Infrastructure Fund

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: James Shaw speech to the Green Party AGM: Green Infrastructure Fund He koutu whenua, he take whenua, e kore e taea te riri. Tīhei mauriora! (‘A point of land, a base of a hill, cannot be conquered. I breathe the essence of life!) He mihi […]

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Green Infrastructure Fund to help NZ become carbon neutral by 2050

By   /  July 15, 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 Infrastructure Fund to help NZ become carbon neutral by 2050

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Infrastructure Fund to help NZ become carbon neutral by 2050 James Shaw MP on Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 14:06 The Green Party today announced a plan to kick-start the green economy, create jobs in the clean technology and infrastructure sectors, and achieve carbon […]

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National wants to destroy conservation land for mining and roads

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National wants to destroy conservation land for mining and roads

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National wants to destroy conservation land for mining and roads James Shaw MP on Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 14:26 The National Government has said it is open to disposing of conservation land to encourage mining on the West Coast and building a road through […]

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Metiria Turei: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Metiria Turei: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Metiria Turei: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017 For 15 years I’ve been told to tone it down. That for me and our Party to be ‘credible,’ to be electable, we have to be moderate, middle of the road, less radical. For many years […]

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James Shaw: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: James Shaw: Green Party Campaign Launch – Nelson 2017 Kia tau te rangimārie o te Rangi e tū neio Papatūānuku e takoto neio te Taiao e awhi neiki runga i a tātou.Tīhei mauri ora! He mihi nui ki ngā hapū me ngā iwi maha o […]

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Government running scared from water charging

By   /  July 10, 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 Government running scared from water charging

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government running scared from water charging James Shaw MP on Monday, July 10, 2017 – 16:10 Prime Minister Bill English is running scared from plans to set a fair price for the commercial use of water, the Green Party said today. The Green Party launched […]

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Green Party will ensure clean, safe drinking water for everyone

By   /  July 9, 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 will ensure clean, safe drinking water for everyone

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party will ensure clean, safe drinking water for everyone James Shaw MP on Sunday, July 9, 2017 – 14:09 The Green Party is today launching a policy that will ensure New Zealanders have access to clean, safe drinking water with measures including making water […]

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Greens will fight Ruahine law change

By   /  July 7, 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 Greens will fight Ruahine law change

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens will fight Ruahine law change Mojo Mathers MP on Friday, July 7, 2017 – 10:13 The Green Party will fiercely oppose Bill English’s plan to override the Supreme Court decision that saved part of the Ruahine Forest Park from being flooded for the Ruataniwha […]

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Study shows universal te reo Māori in schools achievable

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Study shows universal te reo Māori in schools achievable

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Study shows universal te reo Māori in schools achievable Marama Davidson MP on Thursday, July 6, 2017 – 14:15 The Green Party is welcoming the release of a new NZCER report on te reo Māori revitalisation that recommends universal te reo in all schools, and is calling […]

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Greens welcome Supreme Court decision on Ruahine

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens welcome Supreme Court decision on Ruahine

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens welcome Supreme Court decision on Ruahine Mojo Mathers MP on Thursday, July 6, 2017 – 12:13 The Green Party is celebrating a big win for nature today with the Supreme Court ruling that removing protected status from conservation land is permitted only when the […]

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Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Third reading

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Third reading

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Third reading Kia ora, Mr Assistant Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou, kia ora. I rise to support this bill in its third reading, which establishes the launch regime for companies such as Rocket Lab, which […]

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Greens to fast-track airport rail for America’s Cup

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens to fast-track airport rail for America’s Cup

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens to fast-track airport rail for America’s Cup Julie-Anne Genter MP on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 – 10:46 The Green Party is announcing today that in Government it will fast-track the building of a new rail line to Auckland airport to be completed in 2021, […]

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Human health effects of too many cows – Eugenie Sage

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Human health effects of too many cows – Eugenie Sage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Human health effects of too many cows – Eugenie Sage Eugenie Sage MP on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 – 15:04 [embedded content] EUGENIE SAGE (Green): E te Māngai o Te Whare, tēnā koe. There were cows on Parliament’s lawn today—cut-out cows, so they did not […]

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Nick Smith’s cluelessness on housing putting lives at risk

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nick Smith’s cluelessness on housing putting lives at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nick Smith’s cluelessness on housing putting lives at risk Metiria Turei MP on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 – 12:36 Nick Smith’s inability to provide any real answers about his failed Special Housing Areas (SHA) experiment in Auckland shows a government that is running away from […]

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Swimmable Rivers Tour: Waikato

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment & Resource Management, Environment Waikato, Freshwater, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, rivers, swimmable, swimmable rivers, waikato, water  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers Tour: Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable Rivers Tour: Waikato Last week, we rolled up to the mighty Waikato on the final day of our swimmable rivers tour. Co-Leader James Shaw, Denise Roche MP and I started our day in Horotiu where the primary school has been focussing on the awa […]

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