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The Coalition Government And Its Road To Yesterday

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 05:19 PM
The Coalition Government is stuck in a time warp, obsessed with building a handful of expensive highways to take us back to the past with them,” says the Green Party’s spokesperson for Transport, Julie Anne Genter. Read more...

Government Throws The Environment On The Scrap Heap

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:45 PM
“For all the Government’s hot air about Budget ‘24, they forgot about the fundamental thing that upholds it all - the environment,” says the Green Party’s spokesperson for the Environment, Lan Pham. Read more...

Adrian Orr’s Browbeating Is Out Of Line

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:36 PM
“Adrian Orr's job is to tackle inflation and regulate for financial stability, not to browbeat banks for supporting a thinktank he disagrees with,” says ACT Finance spokesperson Todd Stephenson. Read more...

"A Brain Drain Budget": Luxon Offering Kiwis A One-way Ticket To Australia

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:27 PM
FIRST Union General Secretary Dennis Maga says today’s Budget 2024/25 is one of the most regressive in the country’s history, and represents a "Brain Drain Budget" that will encourage many more Kiwis to consider moving overseas. Read more...

Hon Karen Chhour: Speech To National Family Violence Conference 2024

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:08 PM
We all share a common cause – breaking the cycle of violence in Aotearoa - and ensuring our children can grow up in a country that allows them to be safe and thrive. Read more...

Feilding School Using Children As Political Pawns

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:45 PM
“Here we have school administrators using their publicly-funded position to push other people’s kids into anti-Government activism,” responds ACT Education spokesperson Laura Trask. Read more...

Trickle-down Tax Cuts While The Planet And Social Contract Burns

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:42 PM
The Government’s bloody-minded commitment to delivering trickle-down tax cuts at all costs comes at the expense of investment in people and planet. Read more...

Government Missing In Action On Pasifika Issues

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:22 PM
This year’s Budget reflects the heartlessness of the Coalition Government when it comes to Pasifika, according to the Green Party’s Te Mātāwaka (Māori and Pasifika) caucus. Read more...

Te Pāti Māori: Declaration Of Political Independence

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:11 PM
Today, Te Pāti Māori issued a Declaration of Political Independence, ’Te Ngākau o Te Iwi Māori’ and are imploring all Māori, people of all ages and ethnicities in Aotearoa to sign the Declaration. Read more...

Budget Neglects Māori And Disregards Te Tiriti

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:07 PM
The Green Party’s Te Mātāwaka (Māori and Pasifika) caucus has labelled this year’s Budget as unambitious for Māori and unapologetic in its disregard for Te Tiriti. Read more...
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