Articles tagged Green Party

As the Greens get ready for their annual conference, its MPs may be preparing for tough questions from supporters after taking some lumps in recent months. The party may need to fight its corner more often if it is to survive and thrive in government, Sam Sachdeva writes.

The waka-jumping bill itself is bad enough for democracy. But according to Dr Bryce Edwards of Victoria University, the process surrounding the bill has also been a blow against democracy – especially with the Green Party misleading the public on their crucial U-turn on supporting the legislation.

The Green Party has revealed who its ministers are meeting behind closed doors for the first time, saying the move is about “shining a light” on the inner workings of government.

New Green co-leader Marama Davidson will have to compromise and rebuild the party ahead of the 2020 election for it to survive in Government, say Jeanette Fitzsimons and Sue Bradford. Thomas Coughlan reports.