We’ve launched a bill to put an end to the 1.6 billion plastic shopping bags that New Zealanders use every year. To celebrate the launch of our bill, we’re going to release a limited edition re-usable bag, and your artwork could feature on it.
National used to say its state house sales were designed to empower local community housing providers, but now it’s clear they just want to flog off the land to the highest bidder. We have a better plan. Read about our Home for Life policy here: [ Greens.org.nz Link ]
Co-leader James Shaw, along with Green MPs Julie Anne Genter MP, Denise Roche, MP and Steffan Browning MP visited Kaikōura yesterday, in an effort to better understand how we can support locals and aid in the town's recovery.
It's here! We just launched our #BestFishGuide - New Zealand's only independent guide to sustainable seafood. We hope it will help you all to make good seafood choices and be a hero for our oceans. Kimberley
We've had two important bills drawn from the ballot this week, one of them is Gareth Hughes MP's Faster into Homes Bill which allows Kiwis with student loans to defer their student loan repayments into a first home savings scheme. Use our calculator to see how much you could save!
We want to put a small charge of 15 cents on single-use plastic bags at your local shop. That money will go to the good guys doing waste minimisation work and education to help us get plastic bags out of our oceans. Sign our open letter to the Environment Minister if you agree.