Yearly Archives: 2008

Big brother creeps closer

Green MP Keith Locke is warning of the dangers of the New Zealand police buying into the FBI-led 'Server in the Sky' network to share biometric and other information.

Middle East Peace Process

The most immediate situation we should address is the illegal and inhumane blockade of Gaza by the Israeli government.

Green Party to seek change to Terrorism Act

The Green Party will contribute to the Law Commission's legislative review following the Solicitor General's decision not to apply the Terrorism Suppression Act to New Zealanders arrested on arms charges.

Locke questions NZ attendance at funeral of military dictator

Green Party Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Keith Locke has questioned why, when the Prime Minister decided not to sign a condolence book, New Zealand was officially represented at former Indonesian President Suharto's funeral.

Greens welcome opening of North Shore Busway

Auckland Green Party MP Keith Locke is welcoming the opening of the North Shore Busway tomorrow.

Government dragging chain on Burma issues

Green Party Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Keith Locke has criticised the Government for giving the green light to a publicly owned company, Kordia, to build cell-phone towers in Burma.

Time for review of pepper spray use

Green Party MP Keith Locke is calling for a review of pepper spray use after the death of a Mangere man yesterday.

2 billion motorway more muddled thinking on transport

The Green Party has criticised the Government's move to construct a new Auckland motorway to Waterview via a private-public partnership (PPP).

Falun Gong decision eroding democratic values

The decision to ban the Falun Gong from Chinese New Year parade is deplorable, the Green Party Human Rights Spokesperson Keith Lock says.