The cases of bus and taxi drivers losing their licenses for long-past minor sexual offences is exactly what the Green Party warned would happen when the new land transport law was being debated last year.
How a spy report came to be released with David Lange's papers should not get in the way of a serious public debate over its contents, Green Party Security and Intelligence Spokesperson Keith Locke says.
Land Transport New Zealand should hold off enforcing the sex offender section of the new passenger license law until the needed amendments are in place in a month or so, Green Party Associate Transport Spokesperson Keith Locke says.
Some of the 43 West Papuan boat people imprisoned in an Australian detention camp after a perilous sea journey to escape persecution in their homeland should be offered the chance of new homes in New Zealand, the Green Party says.
Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) head Warren Tucker's entry into the public debate over his agency is welcome, but his opinion piece raises more questions than it answers, says Green MP Keith Locke.
New Zealand should be cautious about referring Iran's nuclear programme to the UN Security Council, and avoid falling into line with the United States on the issue, according to Green Party Disarmament Spokesperson Keith Locke.