Co Leader Metira Turia

Metiria Turei MP

Co-leader. Spokesperson for Inequality, Building and Housing (inc. Social Housing, Housing NZ), and Maori Affairs

James Shaw MP

Co-leader. Spokesperson for Climate Change and Economic Development


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Kennedy Graham
Kennedy Graham MP on October 9, 2015

The Prime Minister’s comments about Camp Taji’s safety are an attempt to whitewash the reality there, particularly in light of the damning US report on the camp’s safety, the Green Party says.

During a two day trip to Iraq, John Key hailed the safety of Camp Taji and the role of New Zealand troops in Iraq.  However, he failed to mention the serious failings highlighted by a Pentagon report about the internal workings of the camp.

Mojo Mathers MP
Mojo Mathers MP on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:52

Green Party MP Mojo Mathers is proud to sponsor a petition launched today by the Captioning Working Group, which calls for mandatory captioning to be put into law.

The petition was created by the New Zealand Captioning Working Group, which is leading the fight for captioning in this country.

“I want to acknowledge all of the organisations backing this petition and everyone who is supporting the push for mandatory captioning in New Zealand,” said Green Party disability spokesperson Mojo Mathers.

Catherine Delahunty on October 9, 2015

A genuinely independent, expert evaluation of the Government’s charter schools programme is needed in light of revelations that Education Minister Hekia Parata interfered to prevent evaluators comparing the performance of charter school students with students at normal state schools.

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