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Green reshuffle

With the exit of Kevin Hague from parliament the Green party has reshuffled their spokesperson roles.

The most notable are a shift to Finance responsibilities for James Shaw – it was a surprise he didn’t get that when he became co-leader next year – and Julie Anne Genter moving to pick up  Health. 178 more words

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Radicalisation of the Greens and Labour

Losing Russel Norman last year and now losing Kevin Hague are blows to the Green Party. Their replacement MPs move Greens more towards a radical social activist party. 578 more words

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Thin end of the 'ethical investment' wedge

Last week it was reported that some Kiwisaver funds invested in munitions and tobacco companies. This prompted a lot of comment about ‘ethical investments’.

An ODT editorial looks at… 882 more words

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Transport Minister fails to consult on EVs

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has announced that the Government will pass legislation allowing electric vehicles to use bus lanes, but has ignored advice that he should consult with councils. 592 more words

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No NZ First aim

While Andrew Little appears to leave the door wide open for Winston peters and NZ First the Greens seem to have different ideas – make it so Greens+Labour can do without NZ First. 312 more words

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Greens on the budget

Green response to the budget:

James Shaw: Budget catches National not caring

The Government’s visionless budget has failed to deliver the big solutions to the housing crisis and climate change New Zealanders want and instead is plastering over the cracks, says the Green Party.

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The driverless car revolution

What problem is driverless cars supposed to solve?

From Green MP Julie Anne Genter on Twitter :

@copenhagenize

But we will be able to use our smart phones on the way to and from work? 18 more words

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