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The Green Party's James Shaw

Each week Green Party leader James Shaw explains the green-tinged issues of the day.

NZGIF and the ACC zero carbon plans: June 22nd, 2020

NZGIF and the ACC zero carbon plans: June 22nd, 2020 NZGIF and the ACC zero carbon plans: June 22nd, 2020, 18.32 MB
Mon 22 Jun 2020

Weekly chat with Green party co-leader James Shaw on NZGIF investing into wellington ports and ACC Zero carbon plans. 

Light Rail and Capital Gains Tax: June 15th, 2020

Light Rail and Capital Gains Tax: June 15th, 2020 Light Rail and Capital Gains Tax: June 15th, 2020, 22.14 MB
Mon 15 Jun 2020

This week Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw on NZ’s First lack of support of the light rail project, and Green’s call for a possible capital gains tax. Sherry beginz by asing what this means for the light rail project given no support from it’s coalition partner.

Emergency Welfare Fund, Armed police and Creative Arts Fund: June 8th, 2020

Emergency Welfare Fund, Armed police and Creative Arts Fund: June 8th, 2020 Emergency Welfare Fund, Armed police and Creative Arts Fund: June 8th, 2020, 21.22 MB
Mon 8 Jun 2020

This week Sherry chatted to Green party co-leader James Shaw about the Green party’s call to end armed police response teams in NZ, as the Black Lives Matter movement continues. James also talks on the creative arts fund, and We begin by touching base on the emergency welfare fund and what it means for migrant workers as more than half of the 30 million fund have already mean used in just over a month. 

 

 

Climate Change Commission and Budget: May 25th, 2020

Climate Change Commision and Budget: May 25th, 2020 Climate Change Commision and Budget: May 25th, 2020, 24.58 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

This week Sherry Zhang talks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw on criticisms brought up Dr Rod Carr from the Climate Change Commission, regarding concerns that the budget does not adress climate change concerns adequetly. Greenpeace has also been outspoken in the lack of climate change mitigation projects. James also talks on how NZ is looking in regards to reducing carbon emissions, and meeting the 2015 Paris Agreement and the Zero Carbon Bill. 

2020 Budget, Nature-based jobs, and COVID-19 Public Health Response Act: May 18th 2020

2020 Budget, Nature-based jobs, and COVID-19 Public Health Response Act: May 18th 2020 2020 Budget, Nature-based jobs, and COVID-19 Public Health Response Act: May 18th 2020, 32.74 MB
Mon 18 May 2020

Sherry Zhang has her weekly talk with Green party co-leader James Shaw on the recent budget announcment, which includes 1.1 billion investment into nature based jobs. They also talked about essential service workers, and how the budget may be addressing climate change. James touches on the controversial COVID-19 Public Health Response Act, which is currently being reviewed by the select committee. 

Alert Level 2, Student Accommodation and Waste Minimisation Fund: May 11th, 2020

Alert Level 2, Student Accommodation and Waste Minimisation Fund: May 11th, 2020 Alert Level 2, Student Accommodation and Waste Minimisation Fund: May 11th, 2020, 31.18 MB
Mon 11 May 2020

This week Sherry Zhang chats to Green party co-leader James Shaw on what Alert level 2 might look like, we also speak on student being charged for empty student accomodation and the Pastoral Care Act. We also touch briefly on the Jame's response to the memo sent out by the Prime Minister’s office which coincided with a document dump by the government on Friday afternoon. We speak on the Waste Minimisation fund as a way of creating more green jobs post COVID-19.  First , Sherry begin by asking James what he’s most looking forward to post Alert level 3. 

 

The Green Party's James Shaw: May 4th, 2020

The Green Party's James Shaw: May 4th, 2020 The Green Party's James Shaw: May 4th, 2020, 33.26 MB
Mon 4 May 2020

This week, Sherry Zhang has her weekly chat with Green Party co-leader James Shaw on the recent changes to fast track the resource consent process, and the concerns that this may result in a lack of public, community and iwi consultation with new projects. 

James also responds to the criticisms brought up by the Human Rights Commission on the lack of consultation with Maori from the goverment in regards to the COVID-19 response, in fulfilling their partnership relationship as established by The treaty of Waitangi. We also speak on the rise in reports of racism to the Human Rights Commision.

 

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 28, 2020

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 28, 2020 The Green Party's James Shaw: April 28, 2020, 24.72 MB
Tue 28 Apr 2020

Due to the public holiday yesterday, Sherry from Monday Wire has her regular chat with Green Party co-leader James Shaw today, and they touch base on the first day of Alert level three. James also speaks on the Green Party's $1 billion nature-based jobs economic stimulus package proposal, and supporting local business and vulnerable communities during this time. Sherry begins by asking James on updates to the COVID-19 situation. 

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 21, 2020

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 21, 2020 The Green Party's James Shaw: April 21, 2020, 23.19 MB
Tue 21 Apr 2020

This week we talk to Green Party Co-leader James Shaw following the Prime minister's announcement yesterday that NZ will be moving to Alert level 3 in a week. James also responds to criticisms from National Party leader Simon Bridges, and speaks on guidance for business transitioning online and into takeaways, unsafe living situations and the Green Party's financial challenges. 

We spoke briefly about domestic violence, and unsafe living situations and if you'd like to talk to someone Shine at 0508 744 633 is a free helpline, or call 111 if you are in immediate danger. 

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 15, 2020

The Green Party's James Shaw: April 15, 2020 The Green Party's James Shaw: April 15, 2020, 17.27 MB
Wed 15 Apr 2020

Due to a public holiday falling on Monday, Sherry has her weekly chat with Green Party co-leader James Shaw today. James responds to questions regarding COVID-19 tertiary support, support given to rest homes, and a greener infrastructure response post COVID-19. Sherry begins by asking James on the numerous lockdown breaches over the Easter Weekend and public compliance for the next few weeks.