A more equal society is better for everyone.
Read more about our plan to combat child poverty and guarantee the basics for every child
A more equal society means we all live longer, we're all healthier and happier, our kids do better at school, and there is less violence.
Inequality hurts every child and every family, not only the people at
the 'bottom', and we know that New Zealand is one of the most unequal
countries in the developed world.
We've developed 10 solutions to close the gap between those who have the most, and those who need the most. Find out more.
Recent news about Inequality
During the select committee process we heard from submitters who were actually really concerned about the role of research and that this research would be taken over and directed towards the purpose of the Government's policies. More
The Government is continuing to fail our kids who are in poverty by not even measuring the size of the problem correctly, the Green Party said today. More
The Salvation Army's 'D' grade for the Government's lack of progress on child poverty must be seen as the final warning and that the time to act is now, the Green Party said today. More
Just in December the OECD results showed that while productivity overall in New Zealand has increased, the share that goes to workers, into their wages, has decreased. We are the third-worst out of all the OECD countries for sharing the wealth we are creating. This is inequality. More
Data tabled in parliament today shows that power prices have risen 22% since National came to power; increasing 3% last year alone despite demand falling by 2%, said the Green Party today. More
The Green Party's child poverty reduction measures announced on Sunday will cost one-tenth the cost of National's tax cuts for the top 10 percent of income earners, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. More
Denise Roche will be speaking at a Living Wage Manawatu meeting in Palmerston North on Wednesday 29 January. This is a public meeting, all welcome. More
New Zealand needs to take action on our growing inequality in light of the World Economic Forum's 2014 report on global risk which identifies the chronic gap between the richest and poorest as the most likely cause of serious damage globally in the coming decade, said the Green Party today.
There is something about children that perhaps has enabled the extraordinary cross-party approach that we have been able to take in this report. More
Will she set specific targets for reducing child poverty; if so, what child poverty measures will she use? More
I stand not only on behalf of the Green Party, but with a sense of those hundreds of thousands standing with me, shoulder to shoulder, arms linked, to wish you well on your voyage to the stars. More
Metiria Turei's speech from the first ever New Zealand TEDxWomen event. More
New figures released by the Green Party today demonstrate how the Minister of Health is failing Māori and Pacific people. More
The Green Party is opposing this bill which attacks local democracy and competent councils and because it reduces the community's ability to participate in important council decisions. More
Catherine Delahunty speaks in the Committee stage of the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Bill More