Written By: - Date published: 1:42 pm, January 17th, 2017 - 35 comments
Good to see the effects of the MOU in action!
Written By: - Date published: 10:46 am, January 13th, 2017 - 39 comments
Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter will be standing in the Mount Albert by-election to be held on 25 February
Written By: - Date published: 12:36 pm, November 29th, 2016 - 69 comments
Reports that Labour and the Greens will cooperate in some seats. Watch Patrick Gower’s head explode! But this is no Epsom.
Written By: - Date published: 7:57 am, November 24th, 2016 - 18 comments
I was rather amused reading Politik’s “Despite the pact Shaw takes on Robertson“ and was struck by the strange way that some political commentators (and probably some politicians) view the world at the political coalface. They really need to start to think about political parties as being like any other organisation. Tactical compromises without a strategic focus will always kill any organisation – eventually.
Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, November 12th, 2016 - 46 comments
“The world is changing, people are angry, and more than ever, we need open minds and compassionate action. I’m joining the @NZGreens”
Written By: - Date published: 8:12 am, November 4th, 2016 - 167 comments
In advance of the Labour Party conference this weekend Andrew Little’s message is that the polls are neck and neck, that Labour is winning on many issues and that if we work together the left can win the next election.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, October 25th, 2016 - 11 comments
Barry Coates is the new incoming Green Party MP following the resignation of Kevin Hague. Here is his report on his first weeks in parliament, along with his maiden speech.
Written By: - Date published: 12:11 pm, October 10th, 2016 - 81 comments
Labour, the Green Party and the Māori Party are have released their Ending Homelessness in New Zealand report and are calling on the Government to immediately adopt the 20 recommendations.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, September 21st, 2016 - 24 comments
The Green MP delivered his valedictory yesterday, calling on MPs to “be brave – stand for something.”
Written By: - Date published: 10:09 am, September 14th, 2016 - 39 comments
From the UK. Organising 101.
Written By: - Date published: 8:24 am, September 7th, 2016 - 10 comments
Despite the large number of people with terrible stories about homelessness to the Labour/Greens/Maori Homelessness Inquiry, this Government of Housing Inaction still thinks the problem should be ignored and the Inquiry ‘not needed’.
Written By: - Date published: 9:08 am, September 5th, 2016 - 53 comments
Rumours suggesting that Shane Jones will stand for New Zealand First in Whangarei at the next election have resurfaced.
Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, August 31st, 2016 - 96 comments
If Phil Goff wins the Auckland mayoralty there will be a by-election in Mt Roskill. Building on their MOU, Labour and the Greens may cooperate. Good!
Written By: - Date published: 7:50 pm, August 29th, 2016 - 268 comments
The latest Roy Morgan is out. A solid 7% drop for National.
Written By: - Date published: 1:04 pm, August 22nd, 2016 - 48 comments
After National blocked a proposed official inquiry into homelessness, Labour, The Greens and The Maori Party went ahead with their own. It will no doubt come up with useful recommendations. But to see them implemented we will need to change the government.
Written By: - Date published: 6:55 pm, August 11th, 2016 - 92 comments
It’s time to stop viewing renting as second best, and put some decent laws in place to ensure everyone has the security of a home. The Green Party’s Member’s Bill aims to “strengthen tenants’ rights and promote secure, long-term tenancies.”
Written By: - Date published: 3:04 pm, July 27th, 2016 - 264 comments
“I want to be very clear that we are talking about a responsible, carefully managed reduction in house prices over a period of time like 10 to 15 years.”
Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, July 27th, 2016 - 134 comments
Not often you’ll catch Metiria Turei and Don Brash in agreement!
Written By: - Date published: 4:41 pm, July 20th, 2016 - 1 comment
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 17th, 2016 - 71 comments
National Labour and the Greens are all proposing to intervene in the market to do something about the housing crisis. What other policy areas are there where the parties can agree on active state intervention?
Written By: - Date published: 3:51 pm, July 15th, 2016 - 84 comments
Dedicated to the latest UMR poll that Bomber reports has Labour on 33%, the Greens on 12% and National on 41% …
Written By: - Date published: 7:02 pm, June 20th, 2016 - 138 comments
National support is down 2.5% to 43% in the latest Roy Morgan, just ahead of LAB/GR at 42.5% (up 1%).
Written By: - Date published: 9:28 am, June 8th, 2016 - 148 comments
A modest bump for the Labour Green block in the latest Colmar Brunton. And what appears to be a shift from NZF to Labour after the MOU announcement. That might wipe the smile off Winston’s dial.