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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.

Polling and budget surplus w/ James Shaw: 14 October 2019

Polling and budget surplus w/ James Shaw: 14 October 2019 Polling and budget surplus w/ James Shaw: 14 October 2019, 4.88 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

James Shaw joins us to discuss the latest polling and what the government's larger than expected surplus means for the Green Party.

The Voting Age and the Dropped "Family Link" Refugee Policy: October 7, 2019

The Voting Age and the Dropped "Family Link" Refugee Policy: October 7, 2019 The Voting Age and the Dropped "Family Link" Refugee Policy: October 7, 2019 , 15.16 MB
Mon 7 Oct 2019

This week Jemima spoke to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the party's call to lower the voting age to 16. They also discuss the Immigration Minister's announcement that the governmnet will drop the discriminatory "family link" policy that excluded refugees in Africa and the Middle East from entering New Zealand. 

Climate Strikes and Climate Trade Agreements: September 30, 2019

Climate Strikes and Climate Trade Agreements: September 30, 2019 Climate Strikes and Climate Trade Agreements: September 30, 2019, 15.91 MB
Mon 30 Sep 2019

This week Green Party co-leader James Shaw talks to Jemima about the global climate strikes last week and the criticism climate activism has received. They also discuss the introduction of the new five nation Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability.

Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019

Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019 Climate crisis and business emissions w/ James Shaw: September 23, 2019, 15.06 MB
Mon 23 Sep 2019

This week Jemima spoke to James about climate crisis risk assessment and emissions from businesses.

NZ History in Schools and Climate Concerns: September 16, 2019

NZ History in Schools and Climate Concerns: September 16, 2019 NZ History in Schools and Climate Concerns: September 16, 2019, 18.99 MB
Mon 16 Sep 2019

This week Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader James Shaw about the government decision to make Aotearoa history compulsory in schools. James also gives an update on the government's progress on climate policy and discusses his biggest concerns about the climate emergency. 

A blue economy from the Green Party? September 9, 2019

A blue economy from the Green Party? September 9, 2019 A blue economy from the Green Party? September 9, 2019, 6.67 MB
Mon 9 Sep 2019

James Shaw joined us for our regular chat. This week we discussed the blue economy, mental health service funding, and being in government.

Green Party Media: Who has the final say?: September 02, 2019

Green Party Media: Who has the final say?: September 02, 2019 Green Party Media: Who has the final say?: September 02, 2019, 18.13 MB
Mon 2 Sep 2019

This week Green Party co-leader James Shaw talks to Jemima about the party's recent media controversies and how polticians and political parties use social media. They discussed the party's attack ad on Simon Bridges and the transphobic article recently published in their Te Awa magazine and James explains what the Greens are doing to combat these media issues. 

Australia's Climate Action and the Free Press: August 26, 2019

Australia's Climate Action and the Free Press: August 26, 2019 Australia's Climate Action and the Free Press: August 26, 2019, 16.65 MB
Mon 26 Aug 2019

This week for our regular segment with Green Party co-leader James Shaw, Jemima asks James about his thoughts on Australia's failure to commit to climate action in the Pacific. They also discuss the Independent Police Conduct Authority report into the 2014 raid on journalist Nicky Hager's home and the freedom of journalists. 

Census 2018 and Clean, Green Transport: August 19, 2019

Census 2018 and Clean, Green Transport: August 19, 2019 Census 2018 and Clean, Green Transport: August 19, 2019, 18.64 MB
Mon 19 Aug 2019

This week Green Party co-leader James Shaw speaks to Jemima about the report on the failings of the 2018 online census and the Government's Chief Statistician resigning. They also discuss the recent $4.5 million grant funding for clean, green transport and prisoner voting rights. 

Changing the way we use the law w/ James Shaw: August 12, 2019

Changing the way we use the law w/ James Shaw: August 12, 2019 Changing the way we use the law w/ James Shaw: August 12, 2019, 7.81 MB
Mon 12 Aug 2019

This week Green Party co-leader James Shaw talks to Jemima about three different developments that change the way New Zealand uses the law. Firstly they discuss the changes made to the Misuse of Drugs Act to give police the discretion to prosecute or seek rehabilitative care for drug users. Then they talk about the Abortion Legislation Bill passing its first reading. Finally, they discuss the recent announcement to use the law currently in place to minimise waste through regulated product stewardship.