Monthly Archives: February, 2007

Greens criticise rising use of taser ‘painting’

Green Party Police Spokesperson Keith Locke has backed the Auckland District Law Society's wide-ranging concerns about the lack of police compliance to guidelines governing the use of tasers.

Government in denial over Zaoui case

Immigration Minister David Cunliffe needs to explain his refusal to allow the family of Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui to be re-united while the SIS and Inspector-General Paul Neazor drag their feet on the review of his case

Howard adrift in Iraq, needs a reality check from Clark

" Since Australian Prime Minister John Howard has shown himself open to free and frank discussions with international politicians about the wisdom of military involvement in Iraq, Prime Minister Helen Clark should not hold back on urging Mr Howard to withdraw Aussie troops immediately from Iraq,"...

Sustainable world cup a goal for Mallard

Trevor Mallard's Eden Park stadium plan has received a tentative Mexican wave from the Green Party.

Police found to have mishandled threat assessment of Zaoui

Green Party Police Spokesperson Keith Locke wants the Police to own up to its mishandling of the Ahmed Zaoui case, now exposed in a report by the Police Complaints Authority.

World unsafe : SIS blames foreigners, Islamists

Green MP Keith Locke has accused the Security Intelligence Service of scaremongering in its latest annual report about the terrorist danger to New Zealand.

Peters embarrasses self, country with Iraq comments

Green Party Foreign Affairs Keith Locke has challenged Foreign Minister Winston Peters' view that 'total chaos' would result if American troops were withdrawn from Iraq.

Customs and Excise Amendment Bill (No 2) – Third Reading

KEITH LOCKE (Green): The Green Party supports the Customs and Excise Amendment Bill (No 2). In particular, we like the way that it firms up the ban on strategic exports.

Customs and Excise Amendment Bill (No 2) – Third Reading

KEITH LOCKE (Green): The Green Party supports the Customs and Excise Amendment Bill (No 2). In particular, we like the way that it firms up the ban on strategic exports.