Last week, we rolled up to the mighty Waikato on the final day of our swimmable rivers tour. Co-Leader James Shaw, Denise Roche MP and I started our day in Horotiu where the primary school has been focussing on the awa and its many issues. The tamariki presented us about their research on the state of the river locally. More
Haere ngā mate ki tua o paerau; te moenga roa o ngā mātua tupuna. Haere, haere, haere.
It was with a huge sense of loss that we learned of the death of Dame Nganeko Minhinnick yesterday. More
An apology only works for healing if it is sincere and if it is accepted. We teach our children to apologise and to be genuine if they want to be forgiven. On Friday, June 9 at Parihaka, the Crown apologised to the people of Parihaka and many of us wept. More
On June 1st the Greens swimmable rivers tour visited the Mataura river and communities connected to it.
All we need now is a Government willing to set clear strong rules and support the new conversation about measuring our success by the health of our rivers. More
Last week I hosted Free West Papua leader Benny Wenda at Parliament and travelled with him to a number of important events. Benny is spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua and lives in exile in England. More