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Free public transport for students and under-19s

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free public transport for students and under-19s

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Free public transport for students and under-19s Julie-Anne Genter MP on Monday, August 21, 2017 – 12:33 The Green Party today announced a game-changing plan for public transport in New Zealand, with free fares on buses, trains and commuter ferries for all young people around […]

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Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 07:48 The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is […]

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Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017 Thank you to members of the media for coming along today – but also thank you to those of you watching this on your live stream at home or wherever you are this afternoon. Our […]

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Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks James Shaw MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 11:20 The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement that the New Zealand Superannuation Fund has dumped $950 million of high-risk fossil fuel investments, despite a National Government […]

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Salvation Army report confirms National’s role in housing crisis

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Salvation Army report confirms National’s role in housing crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Salvation Army report confirms National’s role in housing crisis Marama Davidson MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 10:42 The Salvation Army’s report Taking Stock: The Demand for Social Housing in New Zealand, released today, confirms that the National Government’s policies have been a driving […]

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Pay mental health workers fairly

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pay mental health workers fairly

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Pay mental health workers fairly Jan Logie MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 10:11 Mental health workers need to be paid fairly so that droves of people don’t leave the sector while it is in crisis, the Green Party said today. “The Government needs […]

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Barry Coates’ speech in the General Debate

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Barry Coates’ speech in the General Debate

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Barry Coates’ speech in the General Debate Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 09:45  Tēnā koe e Te Māngai o Te Whare. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. That speech from the Hon Paula Bennett is a classic example of the Government’s […]

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National’s boot camp plan heartless and illogical

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s boot camp plan heartless and illogical

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s boot camp plan heartless and illogical Jan Logie MP on Monday, August 14, 2017 – 13:06 The Government’s plan to send 14-17 year-olds to an army boot camp is heartless and illogical, the Green Party said today. National announced yesterday that it would send […]

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Community must have say in water bottling from Otakiri Springs

By   /  August 13, 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 Community must have say in water bottling from Otakiri Springs

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community must have say in water bottling from Otakiri Springs Eugenie Sage MP on Sunday, August 13, 2017 – 11:00 The Green Party is calling on Bay of Plenty Regional Council to notify Cresswell NZ Ltd and Nongfu Spring’s application to take up to 580 […]

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Government’s electric vehicle announcement low power

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government’s electric vehicle announcement low power

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Government’s electric vehicle announcement low power Julie-Anne Genter MP on Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 15:32 The Green Party has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that one in three cars in its vehicle fleet will be electric by 2021, but it is still ‘low power.’ […]

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Women who work for Govt to be paid fairly by 2020

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Women who work for Govt to be paid fairly by 2020

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Women who work for Govt to be paid fairly by 2020 Jan Logie MP on Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 12:55 The Green Party has announced today that it will make public sector chief executives responsible for achieving pay equity for employees of core Government […]

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Green Party demands higher ethical standards for oil industry

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party demands higher ethical standards for oil industry

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party demands higher ethical standards for oil industry Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, August 11, 2017 – 16:36 The Green Party is calling on the oil industry to hold itself to a higher code of conduct after it was alleged that some companies have […]

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Learning support needs proper support

By   /  August 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 Learning support needs proper support

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Learning support needs proper support Catherine Delahunty MP on Friday, August 11, 2017 – 10:31 This Government has refused to properly quantify need and has not funded additional learning support adequately, the Green Party said today. The Government has today announced that 30 more Communities […]

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A Royal Commission into the RMA: speech to Environmental Defence Society Tipping Points Conference

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on A Royal Commission into the RMA: speech to Environmental Defence Society Tipping Points Conference

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: A Royal Commission into the RMA: speech to Environmental Defence Society Tipping Points Conference Thursday 10 August 2017 Tēnā koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa; nga mihi nui kia koutou There’s been a lot happening in this election campaign. One of the things I’m glad […]

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Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Politics, TPPA, Trade, treaties  /  Comments Off on Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships Trade is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy. It provides us with the things we want and need, and enables us to pay for those with exports that generate business opportunities […]

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Green Party will stop destructive sea-bed mining in whale habitat

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party will stop destructive sea-bed mining in whale habitat

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party will stop destructive sea-bed mining in whale habitat Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, August 10, 2017 – 12:32 The Green Party will stop destructive sea-bed mining in Taranaki with a moratorium on all sea-bed mining, to protect the habitat of several whale species, […]

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Greens propose RMA Royal Commission

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens propose RMA Royal Commission

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens propose RMA Royal Commission Eugenie Sage MP on Thursday, August 10, 2017 – 09:38 The Green Party in government will begin a Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand’s environmental management and planning laws, including the Resource Management Act (RMA). Green Party environment spokesperson […]

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Green Party Co-Leader Metiria Turei resigns as Co-leader

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party Co-Leader Metiria Turei resigns as Co-leader

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party Co-Leader Metiria Turei resigns as Co-leader on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 17:27 Metiria Turei has resigned as Co-Leader of the Green Party this evening. Since opening a conversation about the reality of poverty in New Zealand and the solutions to it three […]

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Barry Coates’ Speech on the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill & Imprest Supply (Second for 2017/18) Bill — Third Reading & Second Reading

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Barry Coates’ Speech on the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill & Imprest Supply (Second for 2017/18) Bill — Third Reading & Second Reading

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Barry Coates’ Speech on the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill & Imprest Supply (Second for 2017/18) Bill — Third Reading & Second Reading Barry Coates MP on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 11:39 Tēnā koe e Te Mangai o Te Whare, ngā mihi nui ki a […]

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Shared progressive vision to clean up rivers

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Shared progressive vision to clean up rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Shared progressive vision to clean up rivers Catherine Delahunty MP on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 11:39 The Green Party welcomes the Labour Party’s commitment today to take action for clean water. Labour today said it will set strong standards for freshwater quality, help farmers […]

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