Green Party

Shaw seeks common climate change ground

Shaw seeks common climate change ground

Newly-elected Green Party co leader James Shaw says he has no plans to cosy up to the National Party, but he believes there is room for the two parties to find common ground on the thorny issue of climate change.

Greens say no to deep sea drilling

The Green Party wants to prohibit deep sea oil drilling around the coast of New Zealand, at a time when some of the global giants of drilling are conducting testing in New Zealand waters.

Two deputy PMs would suit Greens

Two deputy PMs would suit Greens

The Green Party's top two MPs could be co-deputy prime ministers in a Green-Labour government, co-leader Metiria Turei says.

Rate hike hurts homeowners: Turei

Rate hike hurts homeowners: Turei

The Government's failure to ''get a grip'' on electricity prices and the property market resulted in the Reserve Bank again lifting interest rates, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei said yesterday.

Health panel dead: Hague

Health panel dead: Hague

A national public health committee that has not met for a couple of years has effectively been unlawfully disbanded, Green Party health spokesman Kevin Hague says.

Holly promotes more political engagement

Holly promotes more political engagement

University of Otago graduate and Green Party politician Holly Walker is calling on Dunedin students to get involved in politics - even if that means signing up to another party.

Call for governor to cut cash rate, fight for jobs

 Call for governor to cut cash rate, fight for  jobs

Calls yesterday by the Green Party for Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler to cut the official cash rate from the current 2.5% to protect New Zealand jobs are not likely to be heeded.

Greens urge $100m ICT spend

The Green Party is proposing a future government invest $100 million as a way of kick-starting a second internet cable system to New Zealand.

New Zealanders hurting, seminar hears

The Government's drive for a low-wage economy was exacting a high cost on New Zealanders and their families, Green Party MPs at a presentation in Dunedin said this week.

Unclear world of clean and green

The clean, green image on which we New Zealanders pride ourselves and the "100% pure" brand we market to the world are becoming increasingly sullied.

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