Tag Archives: Greens

Radio Live Panel: 31 May 2015

Listen to my Sunday morning Radio Live panel with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington. The morning after the Green Party AGM at which I got a whopping 1% (third equal) of the first preference vote in the male co-leader contest and Deborah is … Continue reading

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Final Speech to the Green Party Annual General Meeting for the Male Co-Leader Contest

It has been a privilege to stand for Male co-leader. In fact, I would like to take this moment to acknowledge the fact that I can stand before you here at all. It is a unique strength of our party … Continue reading

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Speech to the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Auckland Province Co-Leader Candidate Meeting

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Radio Live Panel: 8 March 2015

Listen to my Sunday morning Radio Live panel with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington. The first nine minutes of this panel are a (very generous on the part of Mark) opportunity for me to talk about my announcement that I will be … Continue reading

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Why I Am Standing for Green Party Male Co-Leader

I am excited by the opportunity to stand for Male Co-Leadership of the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand. I believe it is important to use the opportunity of a leadership contest to generate a debate within the Party, and beyond … Continue reading

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Radio Live Panel: 26 October 2014

26 October with Deborah Coddington (host: Mark Sainsbury): Do the Greens need to reach across the aisle to National? Is Judith Collins being treated unfairly in being denied her honorific before the inquiry is completed and is a comparison with … Continue reading

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Radio Live Panel: 5 October 2014

On today’s Sunday Morning panel on Radio Live with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington we talk about the ACT Party, the resignation of Jamie Whyte as leader and MP David Seymour’s appointment as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary; the ongoing Labour Party leadership … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Social Responsibility and Social Justice

My recent post on why the Green Party is not truly a left-wing party  provoked a lot of debate and was timely given the popular speculation in the wake of the 2014 general election that the time has come for a blue-green party. I’m … Continue reading

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Is the Green Party of the Left or is it a Party for Sustainability?

The Greens can be described as ‘left’, just as the colour of a puriri tree can be described as ‘dark’, but not adequately so. The Greens have an uncompromising commitment to fairness and equality. They also have a commitment to … Continue reading

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