Monthly Archives: March, 2007

Just Peace #107


NZ should not be resuming military links with Indonesia

Green Foreign Affairs spokesperson Keith Locke has challenged Defence Minister Phil Goff's reasons for allowing a "limited defence re-engagement" with Indonesia.

Locke glad SAS not returning to Afghanistan

Green Party Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Keith Locke has welcomed the Government's decision not to send SAS troops back to Afghanistan.

Shoot-outs in the sky possible, in the name of security

Green MP Keith Locke has warned against the danger of legally allowing foreign armed air marshals onto planes coming into New Zealand, as proposed by the Aviation Security Legislation Bill introduced into Parliament today.

Government finally gets the message about rail

The Green Party welcomes the Government's decision to re-open and revamp the railway line between Onehunga and Penrose, and now urges the Government to greenlight the electrification of the network, Auckland — based Green MP Keith Locke sa

Oral Questions to the Prime Minister on her meeting with President George Bush

When she discusses trade, Afghanistan, and instability in the Pacific with George W Bush at the White House next week, will she also be raising climate change, the United States' human rights record, and the war in Iraq?

Armed Forces Law Reform Bill – First Reading

KEITH LOCKE (Green): The Green Party will be supporting the Armed Forces Law Reform Bill going to the select committee.

Just Peace #108


Aviation Security Bill First Reading

KEITH LOCKE (Green): The Green Party is very disturbed that this bill allows for armed marshals on planes flying in and out of New Zealand.