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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.