Yearly Archives: 1999

Fifth seasprite jumps gun on 3rd frigate purchase

Defence Minister Max Bradford appears to be trying to force the next Labour government into buying a third frigate.

Jobs lost to Australia as Defence Force contracts out Clothing

The Defence Force plans to axe its Defence Clothing Agency and give the work to Australian firm Yakka, the Green Party has revealed.

Greens Reject Bradford’s Reply on Defence Clothing Contract

The Green Party has rejected Max Bradford's response over the letting of the Defence clothing contract to an Australian firm Yakka.

Greens Oppose Censorship of Anti-Apec City Councillor

Green Party Foreign Affairs spokesperson Keith Locke has criticised the censorship of an anti-APEC article in Auckland City's weekly newsletter, City Scene.

McKinnon asked not to withdraw kiwi police from East Timor

The Green Party has asked Foreign Affairs Minister Don McKinnon not to withdraw ten Kiwi police officers from East Timor to beef up security at APEC.

Defence Report doesn’t go far enough, say Greens

Changes to the armed forces advocated by the Defence Select Committee don't go far enough, the Green Party says.

Indonesian soldiers training in New Zealand should be sent home

SIX Indonesian soldiers training in New Zealand should be sent home and Indonesian participation planned for three Armed Forces courses in coming months cancelled, the Green Party says.

Disarm Alatas And Habibe’s Security Guards

The Green Party wants the security guards accompanying Indonesian officials at the APEC conference to be disarmed.

NZ must break military ties with Indonesia

The Green Party wants New Zealand to follow the Pentagon's lead and break its military ties with Indonesia.