GE crops have a huge effect on farmers, scientists and the market and their development is driven by big agribusiness for big profits.
GE crops and foods have an uncertain effect on our health and the environment.
We have opposed the release of GE into the environment and have worked in Parliament to improve legislation covering GE organisms.
The Green Party remains committed to keeping the Aotearoa/New Zealand environment free of GE organisms.
GE needs to stay in lab, releasing it would destroy our clean green image which is so important to our economy.
Making the most of a GE free New Zealand: Farmers tour 2012
In 2012, we toured New Zealand with two Australian farmers to share their first-hand experience of GE crops in their communities.
Keeping New Zealand GE Free
Steffan Browning has developed a members' bill to reinstate the moratorium of releasing genetically engineered crops into our environment.
Recent news about Genetic Engineering
Figures revealed today show that AgResearch is spending a quarter of its research budget for forages on GE, the Green Party said today. More
Please come and hear Steffan Browning speaking at a public meeting on the lack of labelling of Genetically Engineered (GE) Food in New Zealand, the latest research on GE and he will also speak on the proposed changes being made to the Food Bill.
New Zealanders should be able to choose not to eat GE food, the Green Party said today. More
Green Party is welcoming Scion's decision not to appeal the Environment Court decision on the inclusion of a precautionary approach to GE in the Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement. More
For 10 years Governments have not either monitored or enforced the rules around the labelling of genetically engineered foods and consumers because of that have not had choice. We want that choice. We want GE foods labelled. More
New Zealand should follow the Tasmanian Government's lead and have a moratorium on genetically engineered (GE/GMO) crops and animals to give food and agricultural industries the best market advantage, Green Party Primary Industry spokesperson Steffan Browning said today. More
Regions are stepping up to protect our '100% Pure' branding in the absence of a clear direction from central government over issues like genetic engineering (GE), the Green Party said today.
Please join Steffan tonight at the Amberley Library where he is speaking on the latest research on Genetically Engineered (GE) food and the changes being made to the food bill.
Green Party list MP Steffan Browning speaks on the latest research on GE food and the changes being made to the Food Bill. More
Finding Common Ground- Green policy & perspectives and local Federated Farmers representative Peter Jex- Blake discusses local perspectives and issues. More
The Green Party has called on the Government to reconsider its commitment to fund further risky GE research when the rewards of such research have been virtually non-existent.
The bill would have been extra special if it had genetic engineering effectively banned from being able to be patented here. More
Today is New Zealand's chance to rule out the patenting of life with the Green Party's amendment to the Patent Bill.
This Supplementary Order Paper clarifies that patents must not be held over life. More
The Food Bill, which had already been through a select committee process in 2010, has just been sent back to select committee and reopened for submissions. More
Submissions are now open on another genetically engineered soy to be sold on our supermarket shelves. More