Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand

left-wing green political party in New Zealand

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand (Māori: Rōpū Kākāriki o Aotearoa, Niu Tireni), commonly known as the Greens, is a green and left-wing political party in New Zealand.[1][2] They support ecological wisdom, social justice, grassroots democracy, and nonviolence.[3] The party's ideology are environmentalism with left-wing and social-democratic economic policies.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Miller, Raymond (2015). Democracy in New Zealand. Auckland University Press. p. 169. ISBN 9781775588085.
  2. Mazzoleni, Juliet Roper; Christina Holtz-Bacha; Gianpietro (2004). The Politics of Representation: Election Campaigning and Proportional Representation. New York, NY [u.a.]: Lang. p. 40. ISBN 9780820461489.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. Kitschelt, Herbert P. (1 January 1985). "Review of The Global Promise of Green Politics". Theory and Society: 525–533. doi:10.1007/BF00159254. JSTOR 657226. S2CID 189889610.

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