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Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick is stoked that her Election Access Fund Bill was pulled from the Members’ Ballot today. If passed, the Bill will establish a new contestable fund to be overseen by the Electoral Commission. People with […]

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Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens celebrate better support for grieving whānau Marama Davidson MP on Thursday, February 15, 2018 – 14:08 The Green Party is today celebrating the Government’s response to a Green-led select committee inquiry into supporting grieving whānau with accessing and managing the tūpāpaku (deceased bodies) of their loved ones. Responding to concerns […]

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No future for coal in New Zealand

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  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 No future for coal in New Zealand

Source: Green Party Headline: No future for coal in New Zealand Gareth Hughes MP on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – 14:28 There is no future in burning coal to produce electricity in New Zealand, the Green Party said today. The comment comes after Genesis Energy today revealed its intention to finally put an end to […]

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Salvation Army report highlights need for urgent action on lifting incomes

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  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 Salvation Army report highlights need for urgent action on lifting incomes

Source: Green Party Headline: Salvation Army report highlights need for urgent action on lifting incomes Jan Logie MP on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – 11:51 The Salvation Army’s annual State of the Nation report shows just how urgent the need is for welfare reform and lifting the incomes of the thousands of New Zealanders who […]

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Response to Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Response to Cyclone Gita

Source: Green Party Headline: Response to Cyclone Gita James Shaw MP on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – 14:53 As Green Party co-leader I extend my sympathies and support to the people of Tonga after the massive devastation of Cyclone Gita. The Green Party welcomes the Government’s quick initial response to provide $750,000 in relief aid […]

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Green Party acknowledges Rt Hon Bill English

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party acknowledges Rt Hon Bill English

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party acknowledges Rt Hon Bill English James Shaw MP on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – 12:16 The Green Party would like to acknowledge the Rt Hon Bill English, who announced his retirement from politics today. “On behalf of the Green Party, I’d like to acknowledge Bill English and his 27 […]

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We should all have documents with dignity

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, Human Rights, intersex, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, rainbow, select committee submissions, Society & Culture, submission guide, The Issues, trans  /  Comments Off on We should all have documents with dignity

Source: Green Party Headline: We should all have documents with dignity Trans and intersex people in our community have been waiting too long for the dignity they deserve. It’s been a decade since the Human Rights Commission first highlighted the need to simplify the process for trans and intersex people to change the gender marker […]

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Green Party confirms candidates for female Co-leadership contest

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party confirms candidates for female Co-leadership contest

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party confirms candidates for female Co-leadership contest on Monday, February 12, 2018 – 10:10 The Green Party is today confirming that two candidates – Marama Davidson and Julie Anne Genter – are in the running to be the next female Co-leader of the Party. Nominations for the contest closed on […]

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Waitangi 2018 photo essay

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Photography, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, The Issues, Waitangi, Waitangi 2018, Waitangi Day  /  Comments Off on Waitangi 2018 photo essay

Source: Green Party Headline: Waitangi 2018 photo essay Last week heralded what felt like a historic moment at Waitangi. Proceedings moved from Te Tii Marae – a change deserving of its own discussion – to the Upper Marae, and both Government and Opposition Members of Parliament were welcomed on simultaneously. The Government ditched a fancy […]

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Fixing health AND the climate

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, benefits, Climate, Climate Change, Green Party, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Middlemore, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fixing health AND the climate

Source: Green Party Headline: Fixing health AND the climate I had the absolute delight of visiting Middlemore Hospital this week to celebrate their success in tackling climate change. Counties-Manukau DHB have managed to lower their carbon emissions by 20 per cent over five years. Not only is this great for the planet, but it has […]

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Timeline announced for Green Party Female Co-leadership election

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Timeline announced for Green Party Female Co-leadership election

Source: Green Party Headline: Timeline announced for Green Party Female Co-leadership election James Shaw MP on Friday, January 26, 2018 – 10:39 The Green Party will have a new Female Co-leader by April 9, following the announcement today of an early special election for the position and a truncated campaign period of two months. The […]

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Green Party State of the Planet speech 2018

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party State of the Planet speech 2018

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party State of the Planet speech 2018 Kia tau te rangimārie o te Rangi e tū nei o Papatūānuku e takoto nei o te Taiao e awhi nei ki runga i a tātou. Tīhei mauri ora! Tēnā koutou katoa. Ko James Shaw tōku ingoa. Ko ahau te kaiārahi o Te […]

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No change to Green position on TPP

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  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 No change to Green position on TPP

Source: Green Party Headline: No change to Green position on TPP James Shaw MP on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 11:06 The Green Party’s position on the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is unchanged, Co-leader James Shaw said today. “We recognise Trade Minister David Parker has made significant progress on some controversial provisions […]

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Green Party congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  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 Green Party congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party congratulates the Prime Minister and Clarke Gayford James Shaw MP on Friday, January 19, 2018 – 11:17 The Green Party wishes to extend its warmest congratulations to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on the news that they are expecting a child.  “This is wonderful news. […]

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Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton

By   /  January 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party mourns passing of Jim Anderton James Shaw MP on Sunday, January 7, 2018 – 12:51 The Green Party is saddened by the news of the passing of former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Jim Anderton, who passed away today. “Jim was a great defender of the underdog. He stood […]

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Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens to push for more caring medicinal cannabis law Chlöe Swarbrick MP on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 13:08 The Green Party is supporting the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation introduced to parliament today, but is encouraging the public to use the select committee process to push for improvements to expand the […]

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Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying

Source: Green Party Headline: Racing industry needs to stop Greyhounds dying Gareth Hughes MP on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 11:01 The Green Party is calling on the racing industry to immediately address animal welfare issues, including the high rates of death, in the greyhound racing industry or risk losing its social licence to operate, […]

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Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Parliament, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

Source: Green Party Headline: Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon If you were asked “that the question is that the question be now put”, or “that the part stand apart”, would you understand? If you heard someone “seek leave to pass a motion” would you crack-up giggling or throw your hands up in the […]

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U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality.

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, net neutrality, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality.

Source: Green Party Headline: U.S. Federal Communications Commissars say ‘neyt’ to net neutrality. The Internet has faced many threats. Dictatorships building cyber walls, a hostile takeover bid by the International Telecommunications Union and states and companies trying to block websites, but last night the U.S. Federal Communications Commission repealed U.S. net neutrality rules. Could this […]

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New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives

By   /  December 14, 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 New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives

Source: Green Party Headline: New Zealanders to benefit from Green Party HYEFU initiatives James Shaw MP on Thursday, December 14, 2017 – 14:16 Green Party Co-leader James Shaw is welcoming the half-year opening of the Government books today, which presents the most significant government funding for Green Party initiatives ever. “Today marks the critical first […]

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