We want all Kiwis to be able to enjoy swimmable rivers in New Zealand. The Green Party will make our rivers safe for swimming again.

Sign if you want swimmable rivers at [ Greens.org.nz Link ]
Sir Robert Jones made some pretty offensive remarks about homelessness. Green Party Co-leader James Shaw shares his thoughts about those comments, and what we can do to end homelessness under a Green-Labour Government.

Ending homelessness (again)

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The Government announced yesterday that they would be looking into banning products with microbeads in them. We think this is a no-brainer, and it's time for these to go!

Dumb ideas that wreck the planet: Microbeads

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This is just another symbolic step to show that our parties are working together #BringOn2017

Labour and the Greens to team up for key speech

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We're really excited to announce that we'll be holding a joint State of the Nation event with the New Zealand Labour Party, where Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei and Labour Leader Andrew Little will outline their vision for New Zealand.

This historic event will take place on Sunday 29 January. Let us know if you can join us at [ Bit.ly Link ]
If you love swimming and fishing, sign our petition to help the Hauraki today. We want to put an end to fishing methods that damage the sea floor in Hauraki Gulf.

Help the Hauraki

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If you love swimming and fishing, sign our petition to help the Hauraki today. We want to put an end to fishing methods that damage the sea floor in Tikapa Moana/Te Moananui ā Toi/Hauraki Gulf.

Help the Hauraki

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Musician Tiki Taane Tikidub Productions has a few words to say about our rivers.

If you want our rivers to be swimmable again, sign our petition at [ Greens.org.nz Link ]
Well done Sea Shepherd on showing the world the deadly effects of Japan’s whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Photos show Japanese whalers killing minke in sanctuary, says Sea Shepherd

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Like to draw? We're running a design competition to help promote the use of eco bags in NZ, where two winners will receive five re-usable bags with their winning design! So get your creative vibe going and submit your design today.

Design a #GreenBag

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Julie Anne Genter MP has just been selected as our candidate for the Mt Albert by-election.
We've seen a lot in the media lately about the state of our rivers. Kiwis should be able to enjoy clean and swimmable rivers. Sign if you would like to see them cleaned up.

Sign if you want Swimmable Rivers

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Kiwis are now avoiding the Selwyn river because it's so polluted. Selwyn is one of the 10 NZ rivers that we want to clean up. Find out how we plan to at [ Greens.org.nz Link ]

'Just not good enough': Summer slow at polluted Canterbury river

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Ever wanted to know what our co-leader Metiria Turei likes to do to keep a peaceful mind in Parliament? Her hidden talent is revealed!

MPs' hidden talents: Metiria Turei knits her way to a peaceful mind in Parliament

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Mojo Mathers MP reveals her highlights and lowlights, plus her wishes for 2017.

Green MP Mojo Mathers reflects on 2016

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Our rivers should be safe to swim in and for our native freshwater fish to thrive. Sign our petition if you agree.

Let's Make Our Rivers Swimmable

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We hope you all had a wonderful night, filled with family, friends and fun.
Happy 2017, everyone!
In need of some heart-warming stories from 2016? These will do the trick. Even NZ gets a couple of mentions!

16 Stories That Prove 2016 Wasn’t The Absolute Worst

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The last day of the year! 2016 has been…a mixed bag – Trump-ism, losing Bowie, Prince, George, Leonard Cohen et al, and the creeping malaise of a tired government. Green Party MP Gareth Hughes shares his year.

Well, THAT happened: Gareth Hughes reflects on 2016

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