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  • Budget 2022: Greens celebrate landmark investment in climate action

    Landmark week for climate action concludes with climate budget Largest ever investment in climate action one of many Green Party wins throughout Budget 2022  Budget 2022 delivers progress on every part of the cooperation agreement with Labour Budget 2022 is a climate budget that caps a landmark week for climate action in Aotearoa - and delivers progress on all areas of the Green Party’s cooperation agreement with Labour. 
  • Budget 2022: Govt must build on half price fare extension and make public transport free

    Green Party welcomes extension to half price fares Permanent half price fares for Community Services Card holders includes many students, which helps implement a Green Party policy Work to reduce public transport fares for Community Services Card holders started by Greens in the last Government Budget 2022 should be as a stepping stone towards free fares for everyone The Green Party welcomes the support in Budget 2022 to help one million people access more affordable public transport, and says it...
  • Budget 2022: Greens welcome support to address youth homelessness

    Budget 2022 support to reduce homelessness delivers on the Green Party’s cooperation agreement Bespoke support for rangatahi with higher, more complex needs The Green Party welcomes the additional investment in Budget 2022 for kaupapa Māori support services, homelessness outreach services, the expansion of transitional housing, and a new supported accommodation service for rangatahi.
  • Supercharging decarbonisation & transforming the energy system

    Scaling up actions to decarbonise industry with high impact co-investment of national significance Investing in electricity infrastructure to support fuel-switching to cleaner more economical alternatives Backing businesses, farms and factories to invest in high efficiency tech to unlock energy savings Supporting the replacement of outdated fossil fuel boilers in commercial buildings Developing landmark roadmaps for energy, hydrogen, & offshore renewables Protecting New Zealanders from global energy price spikes in the long-term Developing our home-grown energy mix for greater affordability &...
  • Transport to drive down emissions

    Kiwi families will be supported to make the transition to low-emission alternatives through the establishment of the Clean Car Upgrade, a scrap-and-replace trial, with funding from the Climate Emergency Response Fund.