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Groundwater: The mysterious life of underground water

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, aquifers, Catherine Delahunty, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, groundwater, members bill, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues, water  /  Comments Off on Groundwater: The mysterious life of underground water

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Groundwater: The mysterious life of underground water On Sunday, we launched my Members’ Bill to protect underground water and aquifers. It’s called the Resource Management (Clean Groundwater) Amendment Bill. Catchy title. What does it do? It changes parts of the Resource Management Act, the legislation […]

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Waitangi 2017 – in the strong light

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Green Party, hikoi, James Shaw, Maori, Opposition News, Politics, te tii, Te Tiriti, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Treaty of Waitangi, Waitangi  /  Comments Off on Waitangi 2017 – in the strong light

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Waitangi 2017 – in the strong light This year the North was bathed in heat and light, the hills dry and creeks low. On the 5th of February I arrived with the Green Party ope at Waitangi and we went on to Te Tii with […]

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Cautionary tales from the Swimmable Rivers campaign

By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, lucas creek, Opposition News, Politics, swimmable rivers, The Issues, water  /  Comments Off on Cautionary tales from the Swimmable Rivers campaign

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Cautionary tales from the Swimmable Rivers campaign Every week, I get media alerts about unhealthy water, including algae risks at swimming spots and boil water notices in small towns. It got personal the other week when I went kayaking on a river and found a […]

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Education for All?

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Autism, Catherine Delahunty, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Education, Education For All, Education Select Committee, Green Party, inclusive, learning support, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Education for All?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Education for All? This year I have been focused on getting a better deal for kids and families with learning needs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, and autism spectrum. We had a Select Committee inquiry into the issues faced, but the Government was too scared to […]

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Lucas Creek – here we come!

By   /  November 18, 2016  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, rivers, swimmable rivers, The Issues, water  /  Comments Off on Lucas Creek – here we come!

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Lucas Creek – here we come! The fifth river in our Swimmable Rivers tour is an urban river on the North Shore called Lucas Creek, which runs from the outer suburban edge near Paremoremo through to the Waitemata harbour. The river came to our attention when […]

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Tarawera – Swimmable or the Black Drain?

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bay of Plenty, bop, Catherine Delahunty, Conservation, Freshwater, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, river, swimmable rivers, tarawera, The Issues, Treaty of Waitangi  /  Comments Off on Tarawera – Swimmable or the Black Drain?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tarawera – Swimmable or the Black Drain? Last week Gareth and I went rafting down a rapid past local rangatahi swimming in the pristine fresh water of the upper Tarawera River. It was so much fun. But below the Ogi and Norske Skogg pulp and […]

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Swimmable rivers in Waitara

By   /  October 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Environment, Environment & Resource Management, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, rivers, swimmable, Taranaki, Waitara  /  Comments Off on Swimmable rivers in Waitara

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable rivers in Waitara The nationwide swimmable rivers tour went west this week to the Taranaki community of Waitara. Waitara was once a densely populated food gathering area with magnificent coastal reefs of kaimoana and a stony-bottomed tidal river full of fish. We learned some […]

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Why my friend left her job

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Catherine Delahunty, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, fair pay, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, renters' rights, Spotless, The Issues, women equal pay  /  Comments Off on Why my friend left her job

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why my friend left her job I had a good friend who worked at Parliament in various roles in the catering services over a number of years. I saw her almost every day. She always made me and many other people feel welcome and she […]

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