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CEAC Says National Needs To Own Over Truck Use Is Causing Massive Road Damages To NZ Highways

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

RNZ article today featured ‘Truck crashes leave Auckland Harbour Bridge hobbled’ clearly shows the massive cost of damages many of our highways drains, bridges and road surfaces by overuse of freight trucks all over NZ as the National Party recklessly … Read more »

WWF-New Zealand Reviews Green Party’s Ocean Policies

Press Release – WWF-New Zealand

Today the Green Party announced their Thriving Oceans Plan to highlight their Ocean policies to build a thriving ocean. Every single life on our planet is dependent on the ocean. Its one of the worlds greatest resources. It produces food and … Read more »

Harbour Bridge: Public Transport A Great Option And Plan Ahead

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is reminding customers to plan ahead this week if they are using routes impacted by the ongoing work on Harbour Bridge by Waka Kotahi, and also that there are plenty of seats available on trains, buses and ferries. Public transport … Read more »

Brouhaha Over Nat’s Numbers Highlights Lack Of Delivery Of Independent Policy Costing Office

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union says that if Labour had done what it had promised and introduce an independent election policy costing office, the current confusion over Nationals numbers would never have happened. Union Spokesman, Jordan Williams, says: The … Read more »

Motorists Urged To Avoid Damaged Auckland Harbour Bridge

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists and freight operators across Auckland to plan their weekday travel to avoid significant disruption caused by the closure of four lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge. While the Auckland Harbour … Read more »

Greenpeace Applauds Green Party Vision For Thriving Oceans

Press Release – Greenpeace

Greenpeace is applauding the Greens marine policy, released today, saying it sets a strong vision for healthy and thriving oceans. Jessica Desmond, oceans campaigner at Greenpeace Aotearoa, says shes pleased to see the Greens take a big picture … Read more »

Thriving Oceans: Speech by Marama Davidson

Speech – Green Party

Ko au te moana, ko te moana ko au. I am the sea. The sea is me. Kia ora koutou katoa. Our moana is a taonga. Take care of our oceans and the oceans will take care of us. They are the lifeblood of our planet. A home to thousands of precious species, a … Read more »

Greens To Protect Aotearoa’s Oceans

Press Release – Green Party

Greens to protect Aotearoas oceans with marine sanctuaries, bottom trawling and set-netting restrictions, and action against plastic The Green Party has released its Thriving Oceans Plan, which would dramatically increase marine protected areas … Read more »

Greens Will Phase Out Destructive Commercial Fishing Practices To Restore Hauraki Gulf

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will end bottom impact trawling, dredging, and Danish seining in the Hauraki Gulf, as part of its Thriving Oceans Plan. Green Party Co-leader and Tamaki Makaurau candidate Marama Davidson said today: So many New Zealanders love … Read more »

National Has $4 Billion Mistake In Its Economic Plan

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A basic error has left a $4 billion gap in Nationals economic plan, Labour Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. If National cant even do the basics required on their own policy costings, they cannot be trusted to run the country. Making mistakes … Read more »

ACT’s Debt Destroyer Shows Kiwis Want The Debt Destroyed

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Early results from ACTs Debt Destroyer suggest most New Zealanders are more fiscally responsible than Grant Robertson and want to reduce Government spending, says ACT Leader David Seymour. ACT launched the Debt Destroyer last week, an interactive … Read more »

Second Harbour Crossing Urgent

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

A freak gust of wind upturning a truck on Auckland Harbour Bridge damaging its centre strut to force lane closures for weeks on end was a disaster waiting to happen and is another example of how we have no Plan B, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, … Read more »