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Hard Choices: Genter’s Candidacy Lights-Up The Greens’ Internal Divisions

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  23 Comments

Assuming the fight remains a straight-forward contest between Davidson’s symbolism and Genter’s pragmatism, the pragmatist will, almost certainly, join Shaw at the top of her party’s greasy pole.

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PART 1: Julie Anne Genter vs Marama Davidson for co-leader of the Greens (plus Lucy Lawless?)

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

Firstly, how lucky are the Greens to have two spectacular candidates compete in what will be a respectful and challenging contest?

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Why Marama Davidson needs to be the new co-leader of the Green Party

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

Marama has the intelligence, leadership skills and vision to retain the social justice and environmental values while Shaw can woo small and ethical business.

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The future is Electric – reflections from a US study tour

By   /  October 19, 2015  /  Gareth Hughes, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  56 Comments

I’ve seen the future and it’s electric! Over the October Parliamentary recess I travelled to Oregon and California for a personal study tour and discovered we have some way to go towards clean energy, electric vehicles and a smart grid.

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When do Genter & Shaw make a pitch for Green Leadership?

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

The Greens haven’t had a real challenge internally for the heart and soul of the Party since Norman took out Sue Bradford and Nandor for the leadership so it will be interesting to see how the Greens next power struggle plays out.

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Time for the Greens to stay cool – Cunliffe’s best shot at being PM is to unify the opposition

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

What has to happen now is that the Green strategists need to start including the possibility of NZ First in the mix. If the Greens are serious about changing the Government, can they work with Winston and can they build some personal relationships with him before the election?

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