Green MPs faced up to party members in Palmerston North to talk about the challenges and rewards of being part of the Government, Thomas Coughlan reports.
The Greens are reviewing their governing constitution to bring it up to speed with the challenges of government.
The Government will look at whether stronger tests should be set for land sales involving water takes when it embarks on the second stage of the Overseas Investment Act review.
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.
The Green Party is still some time away from announcing a new communications chief and if this week is anything to go by, it should double its efforts
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.
In today's email we discussed what has happened overnight, and over the weekend.
Marama Davidson has been elected Green Party co-leader. Thomas Coughlan reports on what this means for the party.