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IDAHOBIT: A Day of Reflection: Justice and Protection for All

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on IDAHOBIT: A Day of Reflection: Justice and Protection for All

Source: Green Party All New Zealanders should reflect on the situation of LGBTIQ+ people in New Zealand and around the world, say the Chairs of the New Zealand Parliamentary Rainbow Network. “We should all be proud of who we are and while the LGBTIQ+ movement has made significant strides, there is still work to be […]

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Intrusive behaviour by MSD concerning

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Intrusive behaviour by MSD concerning

Source: Green Party The Green Party is deeply concerned by today’s report highlighting MSD’s gross intrusion into the private lives of New Zealanders, Green Party spokesperson on Human Rights Golriz Ghahraman said today. The Privacy Commissioner has released a report into illegal behaviour that saw phone records, birthing records and intimate images handed over to […]

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James Shaw’s speech to announce the Zero Carbon Bill

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw’s speech to announce the Zero Carbon Bill

Source: Green Party In April this year, tens of thousands of New Zealand school students went on strike to protest a lack of decisive action on climate change. We are acting now. The Zero Carbon Bill outlines our plan over the next 30 years to safeguard the future that those school students will inherit. Climate […]

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Landmark climate change bill goes to Parliament

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Landmark climate change bill goes to Parliament

Source: Green Party The Government is today delivering landmark action on climate change – the biggest challenge facing the world and New Zealand. “To address the long-term challenge of climate change, today we introduce the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill to Parliament,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “We’ve built a practical consensus across […]

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Green Party welcomes cannabis referendum on fully drafted legislation

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcomes cannabis referendum on fully drafted legislation

Source: Green Party The Green Party has succeeded in Government negotiations to secure a clear legal regime for cannabis legalisation, Chlöe Swarbrick confirmed today. Today’s announcement by the Minister of Justice Andrew Little confirms that: A referendum will be held at the 2020 electionThe referendum will be on a detailed law, so New Zealanders can […]

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More Free Mental Health Support for Young People

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on More Free Mental Health Support for Young People

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the expansion of free youth mental health support announced today, says Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick. “We understand that mental health services are in crisis and that we need urgent solutions grounded in communities. That’s why the Green Party made this a priority in our Confidence […]

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Milestone in Green Party campaign to overhaul the welfare system

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Milestone in Green Party campaign to overhaul the welfare system

Source: Green Party “We campaigned to end benefit sanctions, to raise abatement thresholds and to increase incomes. We need to put the heart back into our social support system. Today’s report creates a roadmap for our long term vision and sets out the goals we need to work towards,” Marama Davidson said. “Our Government is […]

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New Zealand needs a Fairer Tax System

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand needs a Fairer Tax System

Source: Green Party “We’ll continue to work with Labour to make our tax system fairer,” Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today following the Government response to the Tax Working Group release. “The Green Party has long called for a capital gains tax as a way to level the playing field for hard working New […]

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Water important for New Zealanders

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Water important for New Zealanders

Source: Green Party Water extraction should be considered a sensitive asset under new consultation launched today on the Overseas Investment Act review, Green Party Coleader Marama Davidson said today. The Green Party announced at their 2018 AGM that water bottling issues would be involved in the next consultation of the Overseas Investment review. “The protection […]

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Great South Basin drilling application shows loophole in law

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Great South Basin drilling application shows loophole in law

Source: Green Party News that OMV intend to start drilling in the Great South Basin is bad news for our planet, the Green Party said today. “It is time to put a line in the sand on offshore oil and gas drilling,” Green Party Energy & Resources spokesperson Gareth Hughes says.  “Only the Green Party […]

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Minister to visit flood-hit West Coast

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister to visit flood-hit West Coast

Source: Green Party Government Ministers Damien O’Connor and Eugenie Sage are visiting the West Coast to see how flood recovery work is going and hear views of the local community. Rural Communities Minister and MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor said good progress was being made in a number of areas and he and Eugenie […]

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Ngāi Tahu Representation Bill would have been a step forward

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ngāi Tahu Representation Bill would have been a step forward

Source: Green Party “While tangata whenua have guaranteed political rights on a national level, representation is often lacking or non-existent in local government. This does not always make for robust decision making and in the past has led to significant breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi,” Marama Davidson said. “Local governments are willing and ready to take this step forward in giving Māori a guaranteed […]

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Thousands of women to benefit from contraceptive changes

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Thousands of women to benefit from contraceptive changes

Source: Green Party Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter is pleased thousands of women will have better access to free or very low cost contraception. “For some women, price is a significant barrier to accessing contraception. From this week, a new initiative offers women who have a Community Service Card, those living in low income […]

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Supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence with world-leading Green policies

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence with world-leading Green policies

Source: Green Party From today, every person affected by domestic violence will be able to get the help they need and keep themselves safe without worrying about losing their jobs. The Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Act, which began as a member’s bill sponsored by Green MP Jan Logie, came into effect today. It provides up […]

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Gun control welcomed by Greens

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun control welcomed by Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Salaam alaikum. On Saturday, I accompanied the Prime Minister to Christchurch. The moment that affected me the most was our visit to the makeshift community centre at a Hagley Park school where many hundreds of bereaved and grieving family members had gathered. When the Prime Minister said to those families, in her […]

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Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Al salam alaikum. Everyone here in this House is expressing the deep grief and shock that is being felt across our country. We represent our people when we share the loss and the pain that Friday’s terrorist attack and mass murder caused. My thoughts are with the families and friends of each […]

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Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party A-salaam-alaikum Mr Speaker, Our nation’s heart is broken. My heart is broken today. Five days on, as the wound is still fresh, we have comfort in all the love. All over our country. I have seen the outpouring of grief. I’ve stood with communities as we wrapped our arms around one another. […]

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Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

Source: Green Party Tēnā tātou,Ka tika, me whai whakaaro ki a rātou kuakapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.kapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.ao i tō koutou ngarohanga atu.Nō reira, ki a koutou kua wheturangitia,ki a koutou kua hoe iō koutou waka wairua ki tō tātou kaihangai te Wāhi Ngaro, hoea, hoea, hoea atu […]

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James Shaw recovering after an unprovoked attack

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw recovering after an unprovoked attack

Source: Green Party The Green Party are supporting co-leader James Shaw and his whānau following an unprovoked attack this morning.  James Shaw is currently under observation in hospital and is unlikely to be back at Parliament today.  “I’ve been in touch with James this morning and he’s doing okay after this morning’s unprovoked attack. We […]

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