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Posts Tagged ‘ Greens ’

TOP tops criminal justice policy election scorecard

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Advocacy group for youth in the criminal justice system produces a scorecard



Housing, healthcare, environment on agenda in Newtown

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Finlayson battles tough crowd, despite suggesting he has compassion



New Voters should be wary of polls says NZ First

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

With polls big in the news, are they accurate? Recent polls by Colmar Brunton put the Labour Party in the lead with the Greens and New Zealand First fighting it out as coalition partners. Meanwhile Newshub’s poll paints a different picture. However New Zealand Firsts housing spokesperson Dennis O’Rourke says voters should be wary of […]



Cynicism high among Māori youth voters, but there is hope

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

What can be done about low youth and Maori voting numbers? AIMEE EASTWOOD attends Here We Go Again forum to find out.



Ohariu candidates confident in the face of latest polls

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington electorate candidates talk up their chances wth Dunne gone



Greens and NZ First Labour coalition choices

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, News, Student Features, Top Picture

With Labour getting stronger in the latest polling, it is clear that they will still need a partner. Aimee Eastwood asks candidates at the housing issues forum for their thoughts.



Politics, social issues on the minds of high school students

Aug 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Year 10s at Wellington High School are looking closely at this year’s General Election



Green MP says being the newbie is like jumping on a moving train

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

After turning Green at college, James Shaw has played a long game in his route to Parliament.



Defeated Greens say there’s still hope

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Key more years, Peters party foiled, and Harawira blind-sided

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

After one of the most divisive election campaigns in New Zealand history, NewsWire reporters TESS NICHOL and SUE TEODORO reflect on the big winners and losers of New Zealand’s 2014 General Election.



Greens concedes defeat at Bodega as 15% vote target is missed

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

JONTY DINE caught the reactions at the Greens election night party as they concede defeat.



Word on the street says inequality on voters’ minds tonight

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.



One in five Kiwi voters cast their ballot in early polling record

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular

Most Kiwis are voting today, but the Electoral Commission early voting marketing has made a difference. More than 20% or New Zealanders who are eligible to vote had done so by yesterday. JONTY DINE reports.



Greens rated savviest in NZ’s first truly social media election

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.



Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.



Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.



Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



Green plan to revamp the city’s transport systems

Sep 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Mark says he has “blown it wide open” with his late entry

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ron Mark says getting 11% support in 10 days electioneering is just the start.



National candidate says Wairarapa should unite behind Key

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Alastair Scott’s message for undecided voters is to back the PM.



Mark the most popular choice for voters clear about change

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

About a quarter of changing voters are clear about their new electorate candidate choice.



Political pledges to support a review of student benefits

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six of eight political parties have agreed to review system as student body pushes election issue.



Accessibility to Parliament a topic for election year

Apr 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Candidates in wheelchairs may find it easier to win a seat than get into the building, or even vote. CALLY MARTIN reports.



Long-time MPs change colours to rainbow

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.



Legislation draws line, changes MP hearts

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Many in Parliament still undecided close to decision day.



Living wage campaign launch for Wellington

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers say small businesses backing different pay calculation.



Greens want equal pay, though gap closing

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New bill to address men and women’s income divide.



The Green Party’s changing image suits 11% of voters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.



Not a Green enough vote for first Deaf Mp.

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Mojo Mathers misses out by one seat in the party vote.



Workers get voters out, then let green hair down

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After big effort by 300 supporters, Greens party at Bath House



Rongotai demands action on child poverty

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.



The next Parliament – according to our mates

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

THE Greens look set to storm into office this election – at least according to an unscientific poll of the NewsWire team’s family and friends.

NewsWire students elbowed, cajoled and annoyed their contacts into telling us what they will do at the ballot box on Saturday, and the results are, well, interesting.



Obscure Greens policy targets Bill of Rights

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Bill’s author disagrees on including privacy clause.



One preferred party poll to rule them all

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Saturday night we’ll know if the political polls were right.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



New Zealand could get its first deaf MP

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

If Greens gets 12% or more, Mojo Mathers will be in Parliament.



Creating jobs more than just a election policy label

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Jobs are an issue but business commentator Rod Oram questions the reality of job creation policies. Brendan Manning reports.



Unions push for more worker-friendly govt

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rangitkei meatworker picketers know that better than most.



Te Tai Tonga race heats up at Victoria University

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An informal hui gave way to a heated and passionate debate.



St Anne’s Hall fills for electorate hopefuls

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National and NZ First candidates drew most heckling.



Fencing piste is the new bowling green

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Swords club will take over Wellington Bowling Club site.



Food Bill fallout feeds growing concerns

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Protesters assured they can grow, share each other’s food.



Political polls – seems everyone’s got an opinion

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Better to look at the bigger picture, says commentator.



Politicians still have plenty of poll work to do

Aug 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Election out of mind for many potential voters 100 days out



Petition signed by 40,000 seeks food GST removal

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Accepted by Greens, Labour, Maori & Mana parties.



Wellington buses trialling NZ developed ‘green’ diesel

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Four city buses have no black smoke coming out their back ends, all because of a new kind of fuel developed in the Hutt, reports KATE MELZER.



Pure anger over government mining plan

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A speedily organised protest has hundreds chanting at Parliament



Why virtual silence about climate change during election?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

OPINION: Greens made little noise about climate change during the election campaign. Will they speak up when new coalition government tries to weaken emissions trading scheme, asks ANNE CORNISH.



What’d you do election night? I reported…

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Our students recount election night reporting experiences.



Our text poll gives vastly different result for tomorrow’s vote

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

THE GREENS will poll highest in tomorrow’s election, if a surprise NewsWire snap text poll of mostly young people is to be believed, reports JENNY MEYER.



Small parties flex their political muscles

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fringe parties claim their ideas adopted by bigger cousins.



Mana’s young PI candidate wants to turn around stereotypes

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Uncategorized

NewsWire reporter HINANO ANDREWS – Pacific Island NZer – talks to a young Samoan man about his aspirations for PI people.



Makona kai will fill Mana tummies tomorrow

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Mana candidates will celebrate whatever electorate decides.



The right to vote: ‘I’ll drink to that’

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The election is a good reason for a shindig, says Vote Party.



Schoolyard vote won’t be going to the Nats

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington High School’s voters all for Labour and the Greens.



Election billboard shenanigans

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

POLITICAL billboards will not be visible on Election Day – but an exception is the Pimp Your Political Billboard competition being run by foghorn.co.nz.



Greens loyal on rail, despite value drop

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Bradford: Still worth it to get railways back into public control.



Town belt future raised as election issue

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Conflicting views about its future management worry voters.



Peter Dunne denies bribes-for-policy charge

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Peter Dunne fronts up about charges of political corruption.



Saved by the bell? Not likely, as candidates go on and on

Nov 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

The Mana candidates meeting to address education issues went on so long, people (even candidates) started to drift out before the end, reports HINANO ANDREWS.



Abort Roger Douglas? ‘No, surely you mean euthanase him’

Oct 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Abortion one hot topic debated at Upper Hutt election meeting, reports CARL SUURMOND.



Water pistols keep politics far from dry at Aro election rally

Oct 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Sport

When candidates clashed at Aro Valley’s notorious meet-the-candidates meeting, SOPHIE SCARF got the highlights for her video news coverage.



Emissions law needed minor party support to scrape through

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

Labour needed every vote it could cobble together to get the emissions trading scheme into law. LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER look at the minor parties’ role.



Media coverage of emissions trading legislation was patchy

Oct 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

What kind of attention did the ETS get from media in the immediate lead-up to last month’s legislation? NewsWire reporters look at coverage in the week preceding the Act.