Greenpeace Comment on Police Raids
Auckland Monday 15 October –
Greenpeace New Zealand
said today it has no involvement with, nor knowledge of the
alleged activities which have sparked police raids around
"These raids have nothing to do with
Greenpeace and we have not been contacted by police in
relation to them," Campaign Director Carmen
"Greenpeace is an organisation with a long and
proud history of non-violence. This is still the most
important premise underlying the work we
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
The Government has five notices of motion on the Order Paper which can be debated. These relate to relating to the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Assistant Speakers, the reinstatement of business in a carryover motion and one on “Entities to be deemed public organisations”. More>>