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Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

Source: Green Party Hardship grants rising demonstrates why the baseline benefit needs to increase, Green Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. “We need to put the heart back into our social support system. This means providing support for New Zealanders so they can live with dignity. “New Zealanders understand that the cost of housing and rent […]

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Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

Source: Green Party The Green Party congratulate E tū Sistema members who have secured a collective agreement that will ensure a 16% pay increase and a commitment to always pay workers above minimum wage. “This is collective action at its best and shows how sticking together and standing up for your rights can mean a […]

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Green Party launch #wastefreeholidays campaign

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party launch #wastefreeholidays campaign

Source: Green Party In the lead up to Christmas the Green Party have launched a #wastefreeholidays campaign, aimed at reducing waste over the holidays.  “Christmas is a time to relax and spend time with friends and whānau, but increasingly businesses are encouraging us to buy gifts that have excessive and wasteful packaging that hurts our […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 19 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000177

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 19 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000177

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): I thank the member for his question. Yes, I’m extremely proud of […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Motions — Parliamentary Service General Manager—Retirement – 000176

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Motions — Parliamentary Service General Manager—Retirement – 000176

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2018 The Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Karakia. MOTIONS Parliamentary Service General Manager—Retirement Hon CHRIS HIPKINS (Leader of the House): Thank you, Mr Speaker. Following discussions at the Business Committee earlier this week, I seek leave to move a motion noting the end of […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000175

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000175

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): I thank the member for his question. Yes, I’m extremely proud of […]

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Child Poverty Reduction Bill early Christmas present for New Zealand

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Child Poverty Reduction Bill early Christmas present for New Zealand

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes passage of the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill, which lays the foundation for genuinely pulling New Zealand kids out of poverty.   “This Green Party entered into Government with Labour and New Zealand First to compassionately improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders”, Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson […]

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Simon Bridges must come clean on collusion with Thompson and Clark: Green Party

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Simon Bridges must come clean on collusion with Thompson and Clark: Green Party

Source: Green Party A second report released by Police yesterday shows that the previous National Government established a secret intelligence group involving oil and gas companies, Thompson and Clark, and state departments including the NZ Defence Force, Police and MBIE to protect the interests of the oil and gas industry. “At the time, Simon Bridges […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 December 2018000073

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 December 2018000073

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? WILLOW-JEAN PRIME to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the economy? Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he think New Zealanders […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Tuesday, 18 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000174

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Tuesday, 18 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000174

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her statements and actions in relation to Karel Sroubek? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, and season’s greetings to the member. Hon […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Points of Order — Petitions—Number of Signatories – 000173

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Points of Order — Petitions—Number of Signatories – 000173

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard TUESDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Karakia. POINTS OF ORDER Petitions—Number of Signatories DAVID SEYMOUR (Leader—ACT): I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. I hate to interrupt this point in the proceedings, but, traditionally, the Clerk’s read out the number of signatories […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000172

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000172

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her statements and actions in relation to Karel Sroubek? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, and season’s greetings to the member. Hon […]

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Green Party welcome binding referendum on cannabis

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome binding referendum on cannabis

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the binding referendum on recreational cannabis at the 2020 election as announced by Justice Minister Andrew Little today.  “This is part of our Confidence and Supply Agreement and something the Green Party has worked towards for many years”, Green Party drug law reform spokesperson Chloe Swarbrick said today.  […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 18 December 2018000072

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 18 December 2018000072

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her statements and actions in relation to Karel Sroubek? JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: What recent Provincial Growth Fund announcements has he made? GINNY ANDERSEN to the Minister of Corrections: […]

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Evidence of collusion with oil and gas industry a wake-up call

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Evidence of collusion with oil and gas industry a wake-up call

Source: Green Party “Today’s report from the State Services Commission shows Government departments colluded with private security firms working for oil and gas companies to spy on New Zealanders,” Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson said today.  “This must serve as a wake-up call for the Government and public sector about the dangers of contracting services […]

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Schools must take in their local kids

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Schools must take in their local kids

Source: Green Party The Green Party have today called on schools to follow the law and accept kids that have been denied enrollment because they have a history of truancy or no fixed address.    “As a society we often say that education is a pathway out of poverty. But if schools are turning away kids because […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Thursday, 13 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000171

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Thursday, 13 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000171

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard Sitting date: 13 Dec 2018 This page displays your selected transcript. You may view the recorded PTV video using the “Video” tab. Please note that the video tab displays all available video for the sitting day of the transcript. A filter will be available to find the specific debate / […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 13 December 2018000071

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 13 December 2018000071

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What are the priorities for Budget 2019? Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: What was the content of the text message she received from Richie Hardcore about Karel Sroubek? Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Immigration: […]

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Drug addiction to be treated like a health issue

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Drug addiction to be treated like a health issue

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcome today’s plan to address the synthetic drugs crisis and broader addiction problems in Aotearoa New Zealand.  “Supporting people into care and recovery will be set down in law as the first measure for Police on the front lines, rather than pushing people with addiction problems down a criminal […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 12 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000170

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 12 December 2018 – Volume 735 – 000170

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes. Hon Simon Bridges: Does she agree with Labour leader Jacinda Ardern’s statement that there […]

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