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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Native threatened freshwater fish thrown a lifeline

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, fish, Fisheries, Green Party, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Native threatened freshwater fish thrown a lifeline

Source: Green Party A vital step towards better protecting indigenous freshwater fish was taken with today’s introduction of a new indigenous fish conservation bill in Parliament. Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage said the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill amends the Conservation Act 1987 to provide a much-needed “modern toolbox” to help indigenous freshwater fish. “Our […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party welcomes pay rise for nurses

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party welcomes pay rise for nurses

Source: Green Party The Green Party today welcomed the settlement of the nurses’ dispute that will give them a decent pay rise. “Nurses, who are at the heart of health care, have historically been underpaid and undervalued,” Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson said. “It is great they have fought for and won their battle to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greens call for Māori rights over water to be upheld

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greens call for Māori rights over water to be upheld

Source: Green Party The Green Party has welcomed the establishment of the new Crown-Māori partnership on freshwater, Te Kāhui Wai Māori, and will continue to push strongly for Māori rights over water to be upheld, Co-Leader Marama Davidson said today. “We welcome the establishment of Te Kāhui Wai Māori as it sends a clear signal […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Help us end conversion therapy

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Gay Conversion Therapy, Green Party, Health, Human Rights, jan logie, Labour, LGBTQI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, The Issues, United States of America, young greens, Young Labour  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Help us end conversion therapy

Source: Green Party It’s been so encouraging to see the strong support for banning conversion therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. I’m so impressed by the leadership being shown by the Young Greens and Young Labour on this. Green Party policy states our commitment to “reflecting the gender and sex diversity within our societies. We believe our communities […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Install latest version of gaming policy, say Greens

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Gaming, Green Party, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Install latest version of gaming policy, say Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party is celebrating the latest figures that New Zealand’s game development industry earned a record $143 million in the last financial year and is urging practical policies to kick this into overdrive. “While this growth is phenomenal, the New Zealand Government can do more to assist in growing it to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: A Greener way to measure success

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, English, Environment, Green Party, Health, Labour, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: A Greener way to measure success

Source: Green Party Green Party Co-Leaders Marama Davidson and James Shaw have welcomed today’s announcement by Statistics New Zealand that a broad set of indicators will be developed to measure the nation’s success. “Aotearoa New Zealand will become the first country in the world to produce a comprehensive set of indicators to measure things such […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: End the failed war on drugs and save lives

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, Health, Labour, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: End the failed war on drugs and save lives

Source: Green Party Figures released today showing 40 to 45 people have died due to synthetic cannabis since last June show the need for urgent cross-party work on sensible drug law reform, says the Green Party. “The current approach based on prohibition and punishment is clearly not working,” says Green Party drug law reform spokesperson […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, Justice, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

Source: Green Party The Green Party will vote for Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill to become law, Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson announced today. The amended bill, which has been reported back to Parliament by the Justice Select Committee, was considered by the Green Party caucus before a final decision was made to vote for it. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Land transferred to protect native grasshopper

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Land transferred to protect native grasshopper

Source: Green Party The home of a giant native grasshopper is now safer after Crown land in the Mackenzie Basin was protected as conservation land, Land Information and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today. “The triangle-shaped 440 ha area known as the “Tekapo Triangle” is home to the largest known population of robust grasshopper (Brachaspis […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Genuine action on medicinal cannabis needs genuine collaboration

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, Health, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Genuine action on medicinal cannabis needs genuine collaboration

Source: Green Party Alleviating the pain and suffering of patients and their whānau denied access to legal medicinal cannabis requires urgent, open and collaborative cross-party action, the Green Party said today. “We are aware that National intends to table a completely new bill on medicinal cannabis – the third one before the House in the […]

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