This week for our regular segment with co-leader of the Green Party, James Shaw, Jemima asked James about the party's campaign to overhaul the welfare system. They discussed why the welfare system needs to change in New Zealand and how the Green Party will work to ensure change happens.
This week Jemima spoke to Green Part co-leader James Shaw about that party's call for a housing Warrant of Fitness to ensure that New Zealand homes are "dry, warm and healthy". They also discussed the future of electric cars in Aotearoa.
Green Party co-leader James Shaw is back on the Wire this week. He spoke to Jemima about the party's priorities, the Global Climate Action Summit and the Productivity Commission's report on electricty generation in a low emission economy.
For our Green Party segment today Jemima spoke with Green Party MP and Education Spokesperson, Chlöe Swarbrick. They discussed the Green Party's commitment to ensuring Te Reo Māori is a core curriculum in schools by 2025 and what the Education Amendment Bill could mean for student and teacher representation on education institution councils.
This week Jemima spoke to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about the government's single use plastic bag ban and why it is the first step to greatly reducing New Zealand's plastic waste. They also discussed Statistics New Zealand's announcement that they will develop indicators to measure the nation's success, such as social and environmental well-being.
James Shaw speaks to Lillian Hanly about the establishment of a Te Kāhui Māori Wai, a group tasked with solving freshwater problems. Wire Worry Week is looking at whenua as a legal entity and we talk about where the government stands in terms of ensuring protections around wai as taonga. James also touches on the presence of Canadian alt-right speakers who ended up cancelling their speaking event.
Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, joined Jemima in studio to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill submissions and the Pacific Climate Summit held in Fiji last week. They talked about why Zero Carbon is so important for New Zealand and how Pacific nations are working together to tackle climate change issues.
Reuben McLaren speaks to Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson about new government investment into sustainable transport and the push to implement stock monitoring cameras after footage of a sharemilker repeatedly beating cows came to light.