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Māori Party celebrates new papakāinga

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, Maori Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, NZ, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Māori Party celebrates new papakāinga

Source: Maori Party – Headline: Māori Party celebrates new papakāinga Māku anō e hanga toku whare Ko tōna tāhuhu, he hinau Ona pou he mahoe, he patatē At the end of the 19th century, Kingi Tawhiao spoke about rebuilding, using the concept ‘I will build my house’. Just recently that concept was remembered by Kōkōhīnau […]

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Oil and gas decision historic day for New Zealand

By   /  April 12, 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 Oil and gas decision historic day for New Zealand

Source: Green Party Headline: Oil and gas decision historic day for New Zealand The Green Party is heralding today’s announcement ending new fossil fuel exploration in New Zealand’s oceans as a massive step towards a stable climate and to protecting our marine life and beaches. “The Green Party and thousands of New Zealanders have been […]

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Greens celebrate policy win on upholding Māori protocols

By   /  April 11, 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 Greens celebrate policy win on upholding Māori protocols

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens celebrate policy win on upholding Māori protocols The Green Party is celebrating the passage of a Bill that will require coroners to consider Māori protocols, which had its first reading in Parliament last night. The Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill was drafted by Justice Minister Andrew […]

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Ka rawe Marama Davidson

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, Maori Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, NZ, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ka rawe Marama Davidson

Source: Maori Party – Headline: Ka rawe Marama Davidson The Māori Party is delighted to congratulate Marama Davidson as the new co-leader of the Green Party. “With the Māori Party no longer in the House, the need for an independent Māori voice has never been greater,” said Māori Party president Che Wilson.   MIL OSI

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Acceptance Speech: Election as Female Co-Leader

By   /  April 8, 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 Acceptance Speech: Election as Female Co-Leader

Source: Green Party Headline: Acceptance Speech: Election as Female Co-Leader Tū kaha, tū maia, tū rangatira. Ahakoa te aha, ahakoa ngā piki me ngā heke, ka haere tonu te mahi ki te whakamana i ngā whanau, ki te tiaki i te taiao, ki te hangaia tētahi huarahi hou mō tō tātou nei ao katoa. E […]

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Marama Davidson elected new Green Party Co-leader

By   /  April 8, 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 Marama Davidson elected new Green Party Co-leader

Source: Green Party Headline: Marama Davidson elected new Green Party Co-leader South Auckland-based MP Marama Davidson will join James Shaw in the role of Green Party Co-leader, after the result of the leadership contest was announced this morning in Auckland. Ms Davidson secured 110 delegate votes. Julie Anne Genter, the Minister for Women and Associate […]

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End of irrigation subsidies a win for taxpayers and environment, say Greens

By   /  April 5, 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 End of irrigation subsidies a win for taxpayers and environment, say Greens

Source: Green Party Headline: End of irrigation subsidies a win for taxpayers and environment, say Greens The Green Party is today marking a significant step toward cleaner rivers and less climate pollution, with the wind down of taxpayer subsidies for industrial irrigation schemes, as outlined in the Confidence and Supply Agreement between the Green and […]

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Greens condemn Immigration NZ data use

By   /  April 5, 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 condemn Immigration NZ data use

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens condemn Immigration NZ data use Green Party Immigration spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman has this morning written to the Minister for Immigration, expressing concern about the Ministry’s discriminatory use of immigrants’ personal data.  “We’re very concerned to hear that Immigration NZ is using an algorithm that includes age, gender and ethnicity to […]

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Takahē returning to Kahurangi: Kia kaha!

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment & Resource Management, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, native bird, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release, Takahē, takehe, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Takahē returning to Kahurangi: Kia kaha!

Source: Green Party Headline: Takahē returning to Kahurangi: Kia kaha! They’re big, blue, beautiful and will hopefully breed. Fingers and toes are crossed that a group of takahē will settle into life in Kahurangi National Park after being released on March 20. The Department of Conservation released 18 birds onto the Gouland Downs near Heaphy […]

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Greens welcome chief science advisor’s prisons report

By   /  March 29, 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 welcome chief science advisor’s prisons report

Source: Green Party Headline: Greens welcome chief science advisor’s prisons report The Green Party is welcoming a report released by the Prime Minister’s Chief Scientist, Sir Peter Gluckman, which acknowledges our justice system is broken and incarcerating more New Zealanders won’t fix it. “This report points the way forward for justice in New Zealand, and […]

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Speech to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group on Land – Christchurch

By   /  March 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 Speech to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group on Land – Christchurch

Source: Green Party Headline: Speech to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group on Land – Christchurch 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! Ki nga kaumatua o Ngāi Tuāhuriri, tēnā koutou.  Ki […]

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Gareth Hughes: End Oil Exploration, General Debate Speech

By   /  March 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 Gareth Hughes: End Oil Exploration, General Debate Speech

Source: Green Party Headline: Gareth Hughes: End Oil Exploration, General Debate Speech I want to start with a personal story – The Rena I remember being on the beach and seeing those oil blobs on the sand, the dead birds in buckets and people in Hazmat suits. Oil spills were something you normally saw on […]

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Working for Women’s Rights on the World Stage

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, Julie Anne Genter, MIL NZ OSI, Minister of Women, Ministry of Women's Affairs, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release, The Issues, UN, women's affairs  /  Comments Off on Working for Women’s Rights on the World Stage

Source: Green Party Headline: Working for Women’s Rights on the World Stage It’s been a whirlwind week of women’s issues. I’ve been busy hearing inspiring stories from around the world about the gender pay gap, representation, stopping violence against women, work on climate change and the challenges facing working women.  This week I had the […]

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Green Party announces significant change to Question Time

By   /  March 18, 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 announces significant change to Question Time

Source: Green Party Headline: Green Party announces significant change to Question Time The Green Party has today announced that, from this week, most of its allocation of questions for Question Time will be handed over to the Leader of the Opposition to use, in order to limit the prevalence of “patsy questions” in Parliament and […]

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Sign up to join the conversation on the Zero Carbon Bill

By   /  March 16, 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 Sign up to join the conversation on the Zero Carbon Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Sign up to join the conversation on the Zero Carbon Bill From today New Zealanders can register their interest in being part of the Government’s consultation on what the Zero Carbon Bill should look like, Climate Change Minister James Shaw has announced. “We know many New Zealanders want to be part […]

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Have your say on international climate change guidelines

By   /  March 14, 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 Have your say on international climate change guidelines

Source: Green Party Headline: Have your say on international climate change guidelines Hon JAMES SHAW Minister for Climate Change MEDIA STATEMENT The Government is inviting input as it sets the priorities for New Zealand at international climate change negotiations. At Paris in 2015, 174 countries, plus the European Union, committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Speech at Downstream: The Energy Sector’s Annual Strategic Forum

By   /  March 14, 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 Speech at Downstream: The Energy Sector’s Annual Strategic Forum

Source: Green Party Headline: Speech at Downstream: The Energy Sector’s Annual Strategic Forum 14 March – Sky City Convention Centre, Auckland Kia ora koutou, ata marie Nga mihi nui ki a koutou Well, good morning! And thank you for the rare opportunity to perform a double-act with Dr Megan Woods, my colleague, the Minister of […]

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The Week… in links

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, honest politics, International Women's Day, iwd2018, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, orientation, Pay Equity, PMPacificMission, Political Parties, Politics, pressforprogress, The Issues, week in links  /  Comments Off on The Week… in links

Source: Green Party Headline: The Week… in links This was a recess week at Parliament but our Green Team still packed in a bunch of mahi. Take a look at what we got up to during the week. Transparency James announced two new measures to ensure transparency and counter the influence of money in politics. Greens […]

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CPTPP must be last trade deal of its kind

By   /  March 9, 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 CPTPP must be last trade deal of its kind

Source: Green Party Headline: CPTPP must be last trade deal of its kind In the wake of the signing of the CPTPP, the Green Party is calling on all parties in Parliament to rule out signing any future trade deals with ISDS clauses. “No future governments should sign trade agreements with ISDS clauses in them,” […]

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Zero Carbon Act for NZ, Environment watchdog’s report a valuable contribution

By   /  March 7, 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 Zero Carbon Act for NZ, Environment watchdog’s report a valuable contribution

Source: Green Party Headline: Zero Carbon Act for NZ, Environment watchdog’s report a valuable contribution Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER Acting Minister for Climate Change 7 March 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT “The new Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s first report dealing with New Zealand’s proposed Zero Carbon Act provides a valuable contribution to the national conversation on […]

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