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Young Greens call on Government to act after fiscal announcement

The Young Greens are calling on the Government to take advantage of their economic position to do more to improve Aotearoa’s environmental and social conditions. There are 290,000 children that live below the poverty line, our teachers aren’t being paid enough, we have a mental health crisis, the housing and homelessness crises are still pervasive…

Keep It 18

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One of the reasons I got involved in politics at such a young age (I’m 18), is because I hope to be able to provide representation for those many young people whose voices are not always heard. Too often MPs make decisions that have significant effects on youth without seeking input from youth themselves. To…

Capitalism, Cannabis and Kindness

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Young Greens Speech to Green Party AGM 2006 John Pilger’s film ‘Palestine is Still the Issue’ spoke true to many of us; not only about the inalienable rights of Palestinians to self-determination, but the deep frustration of such an important issue unconsciously slipping-off the media and public’s foreign affairs agenda. “Palestine is still the issue”…