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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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Greens launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity

Published By   /  April 20, 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 launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 11:10 The Green Party has today launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. The Empowering New Zealand comprehensive plan for […]

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A step towards women being paid fairly

Published By   /  April 19, 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 A step towards women being paid fairly

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A step towards women being paid fairly Yesterday’s announcement that carers in the aged care and community support sectors will finally have their pay lifted in line with pay equity principles is a breakthrough for women’s human rights. Kristine Bartlett, the carer with decades of […]

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Research underlines need for KiwiBuild

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Research underlines need for KiwiBuild

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Research underlines need for KiwiBuild New research showing the social and fiscal benefits of homeownership underlines the need for a massive government-backed building programme like KiwiBuild, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. The Housing Foundation today released three reports that all point to […]

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State inquiry for Nga Morehu – The Survivors of State Abuse

Published By   /  April 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on State inquiry for Nga Morehu – The Survivors of State Abuse

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: State inquiry for Nga Morehu – The Survivors of State Abuse The Prime Minister must show humanitarian leadership and launch an independent inquiry into historic claims of abuse of children who were in State care, says Labour’s Deputy Leader Jacinda Ardern. “The Hui’s […]

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The hard truth about that soft drink ad

Published By   /  April 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 The hard truth about that soft drink ad

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The hard truth about that soft drink ad I am relieved that Pepsi has pulled its ridiculous commercial that obscenely co-opted the #BlackLivesMatter movement. At the very least, it was an awkward failure that tried too hard to be something it could never be. At […]

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Nicky Wagner blames disability workers for Govt’s funding failure

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Nicky Wagner blames disability workers for Govt’s funding failure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nicky Wagner blames disability workers for Govt’s funding failure Nicky Wagner displayed disrespect and sheer arrogance when she insulted disability support workers today, says Labour’s Disability Issues spokesperson Poto Williams. “I’m no longer surprised that this Government is out of touch but the […]

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Maori Party error own goal on GM

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Maori Party error own goal on GM

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maori Party error own goal on GM The Maori Party amendment to the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill does not achieve what they say it does on genetic modification, says Labour’s Environment spokesperson David Parker. “Their amendment relates to the new powers given to […]

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Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House

Published By   /  March 31, 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 Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, March 31, 2017 – 09:09 Kia ora It’s great to be here with you all today to share in the celebration. I always like to start at the beginning. In a book a […]

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Productivity Commission report welcome, but Nats lack will

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Productivity Commission report welcome, but Nats lack will

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Productivity Commission report welcome, but Nats lack will Labour is welcoming the Productivity Commission’s new report on urban planning, saying many of the recommendations reflect Labour policy. “It is great to see Productivity Commission backing infrastructure bonds, targeted rates, more competitive urban land […]

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Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River

Published By   /  March 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 Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River Tomorrow we embark on the next leg of our swimmable rivers campaign. We are going up to the Manawatū region to learn more about a mighty Manawatū river. This river has been listed as one of […]

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Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values

Published By   /  March 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 Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values The government wants to sell 2,500 state houses in Christchurch this year, in the middle of a housing crisis with a shortage of affordable houses and record levels of homelessness. This is a slap […]

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Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

Published By   /  March 17, 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 Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6 Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, March 17, 2017 – 10:10 Kia ora, Mr Chair, ki a koutou, kia ora. I would like to rise to speak to Part 6 of this bill, and in particularly the […]

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Govt u-turn on CYFs Bill requires vigilance

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Govt u-turn on CYFs Bill requires vigilance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Govt u-turn on CYFs Bill requires vigilance The Government has realised that the revamping of CYF legislation affecting the children, needs to provide greater assurance that all care options including kin-care were being considered, says Labour Spokesperson for Whanau Ora Nanaia Mahuta “The […]

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Pay women more, pretty simple

Published By   /  March 8, 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 Pay women more, pretty simple

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pay women more, pretty simple Māori women are paid 22% less than men. Pacific women are paid 26% less than men. These are pay gaps driven by sexism and bias.  These are pay gaps that have real impacts on women’s lives. Having less income to […]

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Suppressed report blames lack of leadership and planning for housing crisis

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Suppressed report blames lack of leadership and planning for housing crisis

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Suppressed report blames lack of leadership and planning for housing crisis A report the Government tried to keep secret blames National’s lack of leadership on housing and Ministers’ failure to develop a plan for the crisis, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “You […]

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Gareth Hughes: Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Second Reading

Published By   /  February 16, 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 Gareth Hughes: Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Second Reading

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Gareth Hughes: Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Second Reading Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, February 16, 2017 – 09:09 Kia ora, Mr Assistant Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora. I too would like to echo and share the […]

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Nick Smith confirms 69,000 houses a figment of English’s imagination

Published By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Nick Smith confirms 69,000 houses a figment of English’s imagination

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nick Smith confirms 69,000 houses a figment of English’s imagination Nick Smith has confirmed National has no plan to build 69,000 houses in Auckland, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. In Question Time today, Nick Smith admitted that the 69,000 figure is only […]

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The kids are all right – youth engagement is great for politics

Published By   /  February 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 The kids are all right – youth engagement is great for politics

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The kids are all right – youth engagement is great for politics Bryce Edwards, a political commentator, recently said that Aotearoa has a problem with youth engagement, and getting more young people into politics won’t solve this issue. I have to respectfully disagree with Edwards […]

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Costs of Nats’ housing crisis hit middle New Zealand hardest

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Costs of Nats’ housing crisis hit middle New Zealand hardest

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Costs of Nats’ housing crisis hit middle New Zealand hardest Families on middle and lower incomes, especially older New Zealanders, are having their budgets squeezed due to National’s housing crisis, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. New analysis of Statistics New Zealand data […]

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