Conservation Minister Nick Smith ignored scientific and technical advice when he pushed through law changes to allow logging on West Coast conservation land, the Green Party said today.
The Green Party has today announced its plan for a fairer, smarter and more democratic Canterbury rebuild, with a focus on smart transport solutions, restoring local democracy, and keeping Christchurch's assets. More
National Government announced that Plenary Conventions New Zealand, has been selected as the preferred development consortium to build the Convention Centre. Plenary Group specialises in private public partnerships More
Christchurch City Council should not be forced into selling its strategic assets, the Green Party said today. More
The Green Party is opposing this bill because it undermines local democracy, it severely constrains councils' ability to fund community infrastructure, it potentially reduces consultation on quite significant council decisions, and it means that there is going to be much more likelihood of big, unitary councils with weak local boards. It is a bad bill. More