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Greens call on Super Fund to divest from fossil fuels
The Green Party today called on the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (the Fund) to divest from fossil fuels, starting immediately with coal.
The Government’s back track on DOC restructuring is not enough
The Green Party today commended the Government for attempting to redress what has been a chaotic restructuring at the Department of Conservation (DoC...
Govt must do more to close the digital divide
Data released today by Statistics New Zealand shows that the Government is not doing enough to close the digital divide between those who have...
Oceans warming at rate of two trillion 100-watt lightbulbs, new study finds
A new study on increasing ocean temperatures released today highlights the urgent need for the Government to take action on climate change, the Green...
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  • The minimum wage rose by 50 cents this month from 14.25 to 14.75. While it’s a small step towards ensuring minimum workers get a fair share, it’s...
  • It should seem obvious to employers, private or public, that it’s important to do what you can to retain your best, most experienced staff.
  • That ban was widely hailed, and spurred efforts in other countries to get similar bans. However, apes are still being exploited, abused and killed,...
  • This week the International Monetary Fund released a report on the wider economic value in closing the gender pay gap. When even the bastions of free...
  • Last week I heard two Palestinians speak at Wellington events about the ongoing crisis in their country. Samar Sabawi spoke to a full house about the...
  • This week the Greens have participated in awareness activity about Manus Island, the refugee camp on an island in Papua New Guinea where Australia...
  • James Shaw has been doing a series of blogs on the Election Inquiry into last year’s general election.  I thought this was a great opportunity to...