Chlöe Swarbrick responds to extension for delivery of Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry Report:

Like many New Zealanders, I am incredibly keen to see the results of the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry Report.

“Like many New Zealanders, I am incredibly keen to see the results of the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry Report.

“The sheer volume of submissions and evidence gathered at public forums demonstrates how passionate our communities are about addressing the mental health crisis in this country. 

“I am disappointed that the Inquiry is not reporting back on time, but if an extra month is needed to properly consider the huge swathes of evidence, then it should not be rushed. 

“Across the country, I’ve heard of the anticipation Kiwis have for the inquiry’s comprehensive and complete report, and for the Government to subsequently respond with action. 

“I urge the Panel not to further extend the inquiry beyond the requested and approved month. People have waited long enough.”

Action

Virtual Events

We have activists across Aotearoa / New Zealand who are working hard to build a brighter future for our kids and grandkids. This page lists upcomin...
Take Action

Action

It's time to pay our essential workers a dignified wage

Our essential workers are the heroes getting us through the COVID-19 crisis, yet for too long they’ve been...
Take Action

Action

Join our call to stop funding fossil fuels!

We need to remove all public money managed by the Government from climate-changing fossil fuel industries.
Take Action

Action

Support our Climate Action Plan for bigger bolder climate action

We agree with all five of the School Strike for Climate's demands. Read more and sign the petition.
Take Action

Action

Show your support to end housing inequality

Our essential workers are the heroes getting us through the COVID-19 crisis, yet for too long they’ve been undervalued and many barely....
Take Action

Latest Mental Health Announcements

Story

Support for Christchurch’s youth with dedicated mental health services at Canterbury University

The Green Party is announcing today that free mental wellbeing services will soon be available at Canterbury University, making services available ...
Read More

Policy

Health Policy

Quality, free healthcare provided by a publicly funded health system is the basis of a good life. Everyone has a right to the healthcare services t...
See More

Story

More Free Mental Health Support for Young People

The Green Party welcomes the expansion of free youth mental health support announced today, says Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarb...
Read More

Story

Young people in Porirua will get the support they need with free mental health support

The first trial taking place in Porirua, will provide free mental health support for under 25s to ensure young people can thrive, Green Party Menta...
Read More

Story

Tackling the mental health crisis in Aotearoa

As part of Mental Health Awareness week, Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick says we have an opportunity to help normalise conve...
Read More

Story

Green Party switches mental health portfolio to Chlöe Swarbrick

The Green Party Caucus has officially assigned the Mental Health portfolio permanently from Julie Anne Genter to Chlöe Swarbrick.
Read More