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Turei: Petition Calls On Govt To Protect Pacific's Tuna Fisheries

Turei: Petition Calls On Govt To Protect Pacific's Tuna Fisheries

The Green Party is launching a petition calling on the Government to take urgent action to halt the over-exploitation of the Pacific's tuna fisheries.

Norman: Polluters Gain Control Over Freshwater - Rural News

Reports in the 82,000-circulation Rural News newspaper that agricultural polluters gained control of the Government's Water Programme of Action should be a cause of concern for all other New Zealanders, says Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman.

Kedgley: Protect Residents From Cell Towers

Kedgley: Protect Residents From Cell Towers

The Green Party is calling on the Government to intervene to protect communities and schools from having 12 to 22 metre cell towers erected next door to homes, schools and pre-schools, without consultation or consent.

McCoskrie: Labour Agenda Of Recognising Polygamy 'Disturbing'

McCoskrie: Labour Agenda Of Recognising Polygamy 'Disturbing'

Family First NZ is labeling suggestions that Labour will recognise polygamy and polyamory, if it is re-elected, as 'disturbing'.

Family First were made aware of the speech delivered in May to Victoria University social policy students by the Minister of Social Development Ruth Dyson.

National Makes Dangerous Moves On Welfare: Greens

National looks set to take a giant step backwards in its plans for beneficiaries, say the Greens.

Key: National Focuses On Work In Benefits Policy

National's Benefits Policy will have an unrelenting focus on getting beneficiaries into employment, says National Party Leader John Key.

McCoskrie: Eight Smacking Prosecutions In Six Month Period

McCoskrie: Eight Smacking Prosecutions In Six Month Period

Family First NZ says that claims that there have been no smacking prosecutions are false and misleading.

Brownlee: Taxpayers Want Disciplined Spending

Brownlee: Taxpayers Want Disciplined Spending

"Labour must seriously be questioning its own priorities when it can't fund Herceptin, but can afford to give ACC staff publicly funded manicures and botox treatments," says National Party State Services spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

Asset Stripping Not Good For Wellington Community: Greens

Green Party MP Sue Kedgley says news that the Mount Victoria community centre Crossways has been sold to a private buyer is devastating and she is incredulous the Wellington City Council allowed this valuable and well used community asset to be sold.

Mallard: Environment Centres To Receive Additional Funding

Mallard: Environment Centres To Receive Additional Funding

Environment centres around the country are about to receive a share of $200,000 extra annual funding, says Environment Minister Trevor Mallard.