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Bird of the Year – Loving Aotearoa

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bird of the Year – Loving Aotearoa

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bird of the Year – Loving Aotearoa I love that I live in a country where there is a competition for ‘Bird of the Year’. Right now, around New Zealand, there are teams and campaigns promoting the attributes of our native birds; from the famous kākāpo creeping around […]

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A Post Election Update

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on A Post Election Update

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A Post Election Update It’s the start of another week and I wanted to give you a quick update on what’s happening in relation to our efforts to form a new Government for New Zealand. We’ve been working hard to ensure that the issues that we care about […]

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National’s focus on forming strong government

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s focus on forming strong government

Source: National Party – Headline: National’s focus on forming strong government With all the votes now counted it is clear that National has finished ten seats ahead of the Labour Party and also ahead of the Labour/Green grouping, says National Party Leader Bill English. “I want to thank the more than 1.15 million voters that […]

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New measures needed to stem flow of fresh water pollution

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New measures needed to stem flow of fresh water pollution

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New measures needed to stem flow of fresh water pollution Eugenie Sage MP on Thursday, October 5, 2017 – 11:37 New research showing that three quarters of fresh water pollution is coming from streams exempt from fencing requirements means that new measures are needed to stop the pollution […]

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Road safety needs to be a higher priority for next govt

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Road safety needs to be a higher priority for next govt

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Road safety needs to be a higher priority for next govt Julie-Anne Genter MP on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – 11:06 Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most […]

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Rising road toll requires commitment to Vision Zero road safety plan

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Rising road toll requires commitment to Vision Zero road safety plan

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rising road toll requires commitment to Vision Zero road safety plan Julie-Anne Genter MP on Monday, October 2, 2017 – 12:49 The next government needs to commit to a goal of zero harm on our roads to address the rapidly rising numbers of people being killed on them, […]

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Help Us Move Forward

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Help Us Move Forward

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Help Us Move Forward As most of you who have followed along will know, we are driven by evidence based policy that will make New Zealand better for all those living here.  In the aftermath of the election, we want to find out how successful we were […]

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Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders

By   /  October 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders James Shaw MP on Sunday, October 1, 2017 – 11:51 The Green Party today welcomed a call from leaders of seven key environmental organisations for the major political parties to prioritise protecting the environment. The challenge, supported by Forest & […]

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Moving Forward

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Moving Forward

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Moving Forward That was a disappointing outcome for TOP from my perspective, but at least we now know that there are 50,000 early adopters out there for TOP & our best practice, evidence-based policy which promotes economic growth, social justice, and environmental sustainability. Thank you for caring […]

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Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability James Shaw MP on Friday, September 22, 2017 – 10:18 Judith Collins should release a new report, that had been due to come out this week, showing what the Government knew about the vulnerability of the fuel pipeline into Auckland, […]

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Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs Mojo Mathers MP on Thursday, September 21, 2017 – 15:23 The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement from Foodstuffs that they will switch to completely cage-free eggs by 2027 in their supermarkets nationwide, and is calling on all supermarkets, to follow suit. “To […]

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The New Way To Save The World.

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on The New Way To Save The World.

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: The New Way To Save The World. ACT and the Green Party’s idea of putting a tax on carbon isn’t the best way to fix our emissions problem. Nor for that matter is a nitrogen tax the best way to solve our fresh water woes. Cap and […]

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Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values On Backbenches last night Green Party candidate Golriz Ghahraman refused to be drawn on any details of the Green Party immigration policy. Their policy appears to be to talk about it in terms of values only, […]

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Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government Barry Coates MP on Thursday, September 21, 2017 – 09:29 National’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new […]

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Māori Party supports LGBQTI community

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, Maori, Maori Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, NZ, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Māori Party supports LGBQTI community

Source: Maori Party – Headline: Māori Party supports LGBQTI community MEDIA STATEMENT 20 September, 2017 Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell Māori Party co-leaders   Māori Party supports LGBQTI community   Māori Party co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell say they are fully supportive of the LGBQTI community after the party was accused of […]

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Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for The future for New Zealand dairy products remains providing ingredients to global markets. Consumer goods and the so-called “high value” those products offer remains a fanciful destination for our dairy industry as it is […]

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We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing With all the talk of the housing crisis, here’s a few facts to bear in mind. According to the last census, we have an estimated 185,000 unoccupied dwellings – just over 10% of all houses. That is more empty houses as […]

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Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers

Source: National Party – Headline: Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers The average Kiwi worker will be $1060 worse off a year if Labour is elected to government, National Party Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “Labour would legislate to overturn the currently legislated tax threshold changes so they no longer come in on 1 April,” […]

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Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport Julie-Anne Genter MP on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 10:37 Decades of underinvestment in Auckland’s public transport and minimal uptake of electric vehicles under National are being highlighted by the looming petrol shortage, the Green Party said today. “If more […]

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Fuel pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fuel pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fuel pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 08:16 19 September 2017 Fuel Pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector Speculation over the cause of the aviation fuel pipeline fiasco shows how loose the rules around swamp kauri […]

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