“This cooperation agreement represents the relationship that Labour and the Greens have established over the past three years and the continuation of that relationship. The agreement means that the Labour Party and the Greens can now advance a policy on which they have agreed, but New Zealand First has not. “We are really proud to have signed this agreement today.” On 11 June, the Labour-led coalition government abandoned its efforts to appeal the “three-shot” reform law in 2010 because NZ First opposed it internally.    Ardern confirmed that after the birth of her child, she would temporarily cede her duties to Winston Peters for six weeks. Peters became Prime Minister-in-Office on June 20, 2018, when Ardern came to work. Their six-week maternity leave ended on August 2, 2018.   As part of the proposed cooperation agreement, the Labour Party will support the appointment of an environmentalist MP to head a selected committee and an environmentalist MP in the role of substitute for an additional selection committee. On April 11, Attorney General David Parker announced a government investigation into the actions of the New Zealand Special Air Service during Operation Burnham in Afghanistan in August 2010.   On April 12, the government banned future offshore oil and gas exploration in New Zealand. In addition, Energy Minister Megan Woods said the 30 existing exploration permits will be maintained and will not be affected by the ban. New Zealand has 27 oil deposits, most of which are in the Taranaki Basin. The ban on future oil and gas exploration was part of a coalition agreement between Labour and the Greens. The decision was welcomed by James Shaw, Greenpeace and Forest – Bird of the Greens, – James Shaw, Greenpeace and Forest – Bird, but criticized by New Plymouth Mayor Neil Holdom and the national and ACT opposition parties.
   Ardern says that the agreement allows the parties to “take their own positions” and stops shortly before a coalition at 2:50 p.m. – Kia Ora, welcome to Newshub`s live updates. We expect Green delegates to participate in a conference call starting at 4 p.m. to vote on the proposed agreement negotiated with the Labour Party. Some 150 Green delegates participated in a conference call to vote on the proposed agreement. It took 75% approval. The new one, all Labour cabinets, will be announced on Monday. One of the challenges she will face in the next government is the possibility of a complete overhaul of New Zealand`s electoral rules. In an unexpected addition to the agreement, Mr. Ardern said that she wanted to look at the mmP, the right to vote and the length of the legislatures. 24.
The President of the Labour Party and the co-leaders of the Greens will meet every six weeks to monitor the progress made in the areas of cooperation defined in this agreement. The Chiefs of Staff will meet regularly. In early November 2019, New Zealand and China agreed to strengthen their free trade agreement. China has agreed to relax restrictions on New Zealand imports, commit to environmental standards and give NCBs preferential access to its trade in wood and paper. In exchange, New Zealand agreed to relax visa restrictions for Chinese travel guides and Chinese language teachers.   17:10 – Here is a breakdown of the ministerial positions offered in the cooperation agreement. She said the agreement had struck the right balance between the parties working on issues on which there is “a space of disagreement and independence, to ensure the continuation of business and predictability in major policy areas, particularly in climate policy, and to ensure that the Labour majority will be strengthened in important votes to ensure the lasting stability of the majority government.