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Mubarak goes, but Egyptian Democrats still need NZ support

The Green Party has welcomed the departure of Egypt’s dictator Hosni Mubarak, but says New Zealand should remain engaged to help ensure the transition to democracy.

Appropriation (Funding for Parliamentary Purposes) Bill

There is not really any alternative to this Appropriation (Continuation of Interim Meaning of Funding for Parliamentary Purposes) Bill if Parliament is to operate properly, particularly in the 3 month

Speech to Auckland Act Party Conference

First, I would like to thank Rodney for his invitation to speak to you today. To some it might seem unusual that a Green MP is speaking at your conference, given that our political philosophies, ta

Westfield’s decision anti-democratic and irresponsible

Green Party Human Rights Spokesperson Keith Locke has criticised international mall company Westfield for preventing voter enrolment officers from setting up stalls in their shopping complexes.

Education (School Boards of Trustees STV Option) Amendment Bill

Some members have been putting across that we are trying to force this voting system on schools, whereas the bill clearly states that it will be available to schools.

Split vote will undermine Auckland mayoral mandate

Green MP Keith Locke says Dick Hubbard's entry into the Auckland mayoral race shows the need for an STV voting system in the city.

Head of State Referenda Bill text

This bill provides for the holding of 2 referenda on proposals to reconsider the matter of New Zealand's head of State.