Steven Joyce spent billions on highways, you won’t believe what happened next

It’s almost like a bad joke. Steven Joyce, our Minister of Finance and previous Minister of Transport, insisting his government is the “Infrastructure Government.” They’ve had this electoral strategy since the 2008 campaign, and nearly 9 years later it is ringing ever more hollow. If only it were true. New Zealand does have an infrastructure […]

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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one of many in the Northland region that are impacted by agriculture, gravel extraction, and forestry sediment. The […]

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Empowering New Zealand

Yesterday the Green Party launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. It’s all about empowering consumers. Energy has always been important to the Greens. In fact, the green movement formed around the Manapouri power station campaign. In Parliament, we’ve worked with Labour and National governments to establish […]

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