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Marama Davidson said : "COVID has already pushed us well over the normal debt target that some governments try and keep, but actually we're in a crisis for housing and now more than ever we can really be prioritising our full financial instruments to be investing in a massive upscale of public housing," External link

newshub Friday, January 22, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Covid has already pushed us well over the normal debt target that some governments try and keep, but actually we're in a crisis for housing and now more than ever we can really be prioritising our full financial instruments to be investing in a massive upscale of public housing," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "This needs to be a turn," "And a change of thinking across all of our Government agencies" External link

newshub Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," "The Crown has a moral obligation to fund the purchase of this land today, given it dispossessed the mana whenua of this land in the first place" External link

newshub Thursday, December 17, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," External link

voxy Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," External link

voxy Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We need our Government to take urgent action to take the heat out of the housing market," External link

newshub Tuesday, December 8, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "New Zealand has increasing poverty and inequality. This is now getting worse, because COVID-19 hurt working New Zealanders and their incomes, whilst asset owners continued to prosper. " External link

voxy Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I have seen that the Prime Minister is able to reflect and properly analyse what is actually happening for people on the ground. " External link

newstalkzb Monday, November 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Teanau Tuiono brings his unique Pasifika voice to our caucus and gains the Pacific Peoples portfolio. He will focus on the climate impacts of our oceans, and how that relates to our Pacific neighbours. He also brings a much valued regional perspective to the portfolios of Agriculture, Regional Economic Development, and Rural Communities. Additionally, he takes over Security and Intelligence from Golriz" External link

voxy Monday, November 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "She will put forward a good case for progressive economic reform," External link

tvnz Monday, November 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Julie Anne Genter ) : "Julie Anne Genter naturally retains transport," "She gains finance, where she’ll be able to put forward a strong green economic plan. She also gains local government and building and construction" External link

tvnz Monday, November 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "Things were bad before the election, but through COVID and the extra-cheap money that has been flooding in... that has helped to cause runaway house prices," External link

newshub Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are at a point where we could end up with a divided country, where only people who have been privileged enough to own a home, and their children, could be in one group that goes off on that path in our country, and we have a whole lot of have-nots who are even barely able to get an affordable rental property, let alone dream of owning a home," "We can actually take the opportunity right now to look at some form of wealth tax, some form of taxing unearned capital gains. At the moment our country taxes workers and not owners" External link

newshub Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "At this time the Government should be considering changes to the bright line test or some form of taxes on large accumulations of asset wealth," External link

newshub Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Few people at the beginning of the last election campaign would have predicted house price would be increasing at record levels while the country enters a recession,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Few people at the beginning of the last election campaign would have predicted house price would be increasing at record levels while the country enters a recession,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Christmas period should be a time of joy for families in New Zealand, not a time of exacerbated stress that it is for so many. " External link

voxy Monday, November 9, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The final results are in and we’re incredibly excited to confirm our outstanding success this election. " External link

voxy Friday, November 6, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "We agree to agree to disagree" External link

newstalkzb Monday, November 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "We agree to agree to disagree" External link

nzherald Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What we got yesterday was a super majority so that's a really clear mandate for us," External link

newshub Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “The Greens campaigned on working productively with Labour to get things done, especially in the area of climate change and inequality,” “We are really proud of signing this agreement today” External link

guardian Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We entered into this negotiation hoping to achieve the best outcomes for New Zealand and our planet,” “New Zealanders voted us in to be a productive partner to Labour to ensure we go further and faster on the issues that matter. We will make sure that happens this term” External link

guardian Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party is thrilled to enter into this governing arrangement with Labour, after three years of a constructive Confidence and Supply relationship" External link

voxy Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," External link

newshub Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We've put every effort into getting a deal that we hope is worthwhile putting to members," "It's hard to tell exactly how long it will take but I think the main point is we allow for the delegates to have a good look at what is put before them. It's a big decision" External link

newshub Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We've put every effort into getting a deal that we hope is worthwhile putting to members," External link

newshub Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We do want it to go the members before we make that decision,” External link

Stuff Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," "We don't know exactly how long that call will take but that call is for the wider party delegates. Last time it took a certain number of hours. We don't know - we cannot tell at this point how long the call will take" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "They are progressing. Everyone is working really hard from both the Labour Party and the Green Party and we, at this stage, are hoping to have some sort of agreement to take to our members by the end of the week," External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," "We don't know exactly how long that call will take but that call is for the wider party delegates. Last time it took a certain number of hours. We don't know - we cannot tell at this point how long the call will take" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This isn't a delay. This is an ordinary process for both of our parties to keep stepping through the different sort of areas that are on the table, of which I won't be able to divulge," "Everyone's using every single day to work really hard in these negotiations and we hope to have something to take back to our parties by the end of this week" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are working hard and we are moving forward," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What was on the table was Krispies and cup of tea and coffee," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Everyone knows what the numbers are," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “What was on the table was Krispies and a cup of tea and coffee,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Teanau Tuiono... incredible international climate change negotiator, leading on indigenous rights, education expertise in his current work. Dr Elizabeth Kerekere - incredible strategist, works with young people, rainbow youth, planner, organiser for all of her career," External link

newshub Monday, October 19, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What we are seeing here is the Greens ready to stand strong in electorates," External link

newshub Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Getting above 5 percent after a first term in Government as a smaller party hasn't been done before," "First Latin American MP… First Māori-Pacific Green MP" External link

newshub Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "On behalf of the Green Party, James and I, and all of our wonderful MPs, we are beyond thrilled to be able to say we did it!" External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We will work productively with Labour to get stronger action for climate, biodiversity and for families and people and that is what we are taking to the voters out there and I'm really pleased to hear that people understand what our vision is," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "All of the roles that we will be discussing will relate to how we can get our work programme done. So, I do not have any opinion because that is for the party to decide once we have the votes and again, it will go back to how our work programme can be done," "We're encouraged by the trend of polls, particularly in the past couple of weeks that see support for the Greens above 5 percent but we are not resting on our laurels" External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It really depends on the votes that we get. We cannot pre-negotiate until we have seen where the votes have fallen," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson responded : "Is that a compliment? I don't know," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Let's have an election. We are being very clear" External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "They can say what they need to in a campaign election. It is our party, after the votes have been put in, that will decide what we take to the negotiation table" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "They can say what they need to in an [election] campaign," External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The reason why far too many Māori are missing out on an affordable, healthy home is because we haven't designed our decision-making in a way that upholds Te Tiriti and that is key to Matike Mai," External link

newshub Friday, October 9, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "Oh look, young people, rising up around the world for climate, who wouldn't love Greta?" External link

newshub Friday, October 9, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It's encouraging they've announced one. That's good" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I hope people can see while the Labour plan is encouraging, we need the Greens," "A vote for the Green Party is a vote for a stronger Labour government and is a vote to keep Judith Collins and David Seymour away from power" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It's encouraging they've announced one. That's good" External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I hope people can see while the Labour plan is encouraging, we need the Greens," "A vote for the Green Party is a vote for a stronger Labour government and is a vote to keep Judith Collins and David Seymour away from power" External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Your party vote will get our first Pasifika Green MP,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are seeing that it is women, particularly Māori and Pacific and brown women, who are bearing the majority of the COVID-19 job losses," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Generations of people struggling with housing is immoral and expensive," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party will work in a productive partnership with Labour to ensure more New Zealanders have a warm, dry, safe home. " External link

voxy Friday, October 2, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Labour are still not offering proposals to meet the scale of the challenges at the scale that they need to be met,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Ours are the more progressive, bolder, more transformational changes,” “One of the most immediate things that needs doing and could be done overnight is lifting the incomes of the lowest income households” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are actually trying to defy history here,” “For us to survive, our political independence is as important as being able to show that we can work with Labour and get some stuff done” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Labour are still not offering proposals to meet the scale of the challenges at the scale that they need to be met,” External link

bloomberg Monday, September 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are actually trying to defy history here,” “For us to survive, our political independence is as important as being able to show that we can work with Labour and get some stuff done” External link

bloomberg Monday, September 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We're pleased the Government's moving on this, but we need to go faster to protect our marine life," "To speed up the process we would make financial support available to fishers to install cameras on boats, but only until the end of 2022. This would incentivise them to move quickly" External link

newshub Monday, September 28, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson adds : "Our plan would also review the quota management system in partnership with Māori, ban the most harmful fishing practices, and protect at least 30 percent of our oceans in marine protected areas by 2030," "We can't sit on our hands while our threatened species are at such a huge risk. The reports out today show once again we do more, faster, to protect our oceans" External link

newshub Monday, September 28, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party has been clear for a long time that we need cameras on fishing boats, to stamp out illegal practices and protect our fisheries for future generations. " External link

voxy Monday, September 28, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “In light of the recent level 3 period in Auckland, the plan to charge people for emergency accommodation should be deferred indefinitely, to avoid the risk anyone is in inadequate accommodation in the event of another lockdown,” “Emergency housing should only ever be a short-term option for people experience urgent housing needs” External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “To give everyone a better chance of catching a fish, we will reduce bag limits, and bring in boat catch limits for certain species while they recover,” “This is crucial to prevent the overfishing which leads to the loss of some species” External link

Stuff Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Here in Aotearoa we love our big blue backyard. If we think ahead, we can protect this precious taonga for generations to come," External link

newstalkzb Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "as well as health, it's also ending the racism in the law that is applied" External link

newshub Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We thought it was important to get to those schools and hear from them about what their struggles are and how we can help in the next Government,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Te Wiki o Te Reo MÄori is a chance each year to celebrate the taonga of te reo MÄori. But to properly protect our precious indigenous language we need to do a lot more, and fast. " External link

voxy Monday, September 14, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : ”We are just on the line at the moment,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It is absolutely a priority for the Greens to maintain political independence,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The Green Party is really pleased we're having a conversation about public holidays, as New Zealanders work really hard and are at the lower end of the scale internationally when it comes to annual public holidays," "Any new public holidays should be additional, and not replace current ones" External link

newshub Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "New public holidays marking historical events important to a particular iwi, for example, Parihaka Day, should be led by that iwi," External link

newshub Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We’re really pleased to see Labour coming to the party and recognising the huge desire from across Aotearoa, including from the Greens, to make Matariki a public holiday," External link

tvnz Monday, September 7, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "There has been an incredible push in Aotearoa to honour our unique te ao MÄori worldviews, and in particular, to celebrate a MÄori holiday on Aotearoa whenua. " External link

voxy Monday, September 7, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Director General ) : "We support the Prime Minister’s decision to keep Auckland at alert level three until 11:59pm Sunday, which is based on the advice of the Director General of Health. " External link

voxy Monday, August 24, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The MÄori response to the COVID-19 pandemic should be applauded. From iwi-led checkpoints, to how marae kicked into gear to look after people, iwi have shown real leadership throughout Aotearoa to keep us all safe. " External link

voxy Friday, August 21, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "we support the Prime Minister's decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak" External link

newstalkzb Monday, August 17, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We know that people are having an incredibly difficult time right now, as a result of the latest outbreak. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our priority is, and has been throughout the pandemic, ensuring all of us are safe. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We support the Prime Minister's decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak" External link

nzherald Monday, August 17, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We support the Prime Minister’s decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Retrofitting more existing homes through the expanded Warmer Kiwi Homes programme will make them healthier for families and reduce these homes' impact on the planet," "I'm really proud of the progress we've made in Government this term to address housing inequality. We've improved the lives of people who rent, introduced the Healthy Homes Standards for rentals, and with the Government's support, delivered more social housing than any Government has in decades" External link

newshub Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "Retrofitting more existing homes through the expanded Warmer Kiwi Homes programme will make them healthier for families and reduce these homes' impact on the planet," "I'm really proud of the progress we've made in Government this term to address housing inequality. We've improved the lives of people who rent, introduced the Healthy Homes Standards for rentals, and with the Government's support, delivered more social housing than any Government has in decades" External link

newshub Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Community housing providers have already proven that they’ve got the capacity. They are ready and waiting, they need the support from the Government to scale up,” External link

Stuff Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Whether we rent or own, we all have a right to live in a warm, dry and affordable home. This is what we’ve pushed hard for during our term in Government. " External link

voxy Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Covid-19 has left tens of thousands more people working less hours than they want, resulting in less stable incomes and more uncertainty for families,” External link

guardian Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Action Plan released today puts out some clear priorities to improve health outcomes for Māori. However, we have known about racial inequity in our health system for a long time and have failed to take meaningful action," External link

voxy Friday, July 31, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It's been a long time since we last published a full vision document,” External link

Stuff Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It's been a long time since we last published a full vision document,” External link

Stuff Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "As far as we are aware, we don't have any issues with our MPs," "But were we to hear of anything, we would take the proper steps - making sure that the wellbeing of all staff and people involved is put first" External link

newshub Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We're not resting on any laurels anywhere," External link

newshub Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “This fund means more low income families who have been locked out of the housing market will finally have a chance at owning their own home. We’re proud to be part of a Government working to ensure everyone has the home they deserve,” External link

Stuff Friday, July 24, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Here in Aotearoa there has been an incredible push to embrace tikanga MÄori. The time has come for there to be a MÄori holiday on our whenua, further revitalising MÄori culture. " External link

voxy Monday, July 20, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "People in Aotearoa deserve dignified incomes that allow them to cover their basic expenses. Our current welfare system is dehumanising and leaves too many families requiring special needs grants to cover rent, bills and travel costs," External link

voxy Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "replace all working-age benefits, including the student allowance" "If you're one of the increasing number who work part-time - you would still get help. And if you've got kids or live with a disability, you'll get more. So you don't have to make the impossible choice between rent, power and groceries" External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "That's nappies, car seats and even bigger baby clothes," External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Gone will be the days when people are asked to provide humiliating proof again and again," External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The school's actions show that we still have a long way to go in the fight against systemic racism, including here in Aotearoa," "The Green Party backs the students' right to protest and applauds them for making their voices heard" External link

newshub Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “This is something to celebrate. We commend the New Zealand Police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call,” “This decision today reinforces the need for people to make their voices heard. We know that people of colour, in particular black and brown communities, do not feel protected with armed police on patrol” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This is something to celebrate. We commend the New Zealand police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call," "Together we pushed for it, and we got it. The decision of police to rule out the increased use of armed response teams will mean our communities are better off" External link

newshub Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We commend the New Zealand Police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Together we pushed for it, and we got it. The decision of police to rule out the increased use of Armed Response Teams will mean our communities are better off. " External link

voxy Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We only have to look to the United States to see how violent things can get under a militarised police force. This is especially so for minorities and communities of colour," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Today and every day we stand in solidarity with George Floyd’s family, friends and community who feel pain and fear about his untimely death at the hands of Minneapolis police," External link

Stuff Friday, June 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We only have to look to the United States to see how violent things can get under a militarised police force," "This is especially so for minorities and communities of colour" External link

newshub Friday, June 5, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The recent trial of armed, roaming police patrols in low socio-economic and predominantly brown communities did not make people feel safer. As a mother of two Māori sons in one of the trial areas, I can say first-hand I was worried about their wellbeing," External link

voxy Friday, June 5, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "It shows just how unlivable and low the current benefit rates are," External link

newshub Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "it's completely up to her what she says" External link

newshub Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We've been consistently clear that this needs to happen urgently and desperately. It hasn't happened yet, but we won't give up," "Both New Zealand First and Labour need to come to the table on this" External link

newshub Monday, May 25, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "is going to make a real difference" External link

newshub Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The significant investment in public and transitional housing will ensure thousands of low-income families have access to a warm, dry and affordable home. It’s a win for everyone, especially for those who need it most. " External link

voxy Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I have purposefully kept my connections to these grassroots, these flaxroots communities. That's exactly what my job is, is to stay connected to what's happening on the ground, and the people who are struggling," External link

newshub Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Throughout the COVID crisis, we have all relied on the essential workers on the frontline. " External link

voxy Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I have purposefully kept my connections to these grassroots, these flaxroots communities. That's exactly what my job is, is to stay connected to what's happening on the ground, and the people who are struggling," External link

newshub Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The next few months are going to be tough for everyone, particularly people with few resources to fall back on," External link

newshub Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "All of us must now play our part in the response to COVID-19. You can show leadership in your community and family by taking care of those who need help, by staying home if you are sick, and by washing your hands," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The next few months are going to be tough for everyone, particularly people with few resources to fall back on," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Today’s announcement is the first step in a long term response. That response should prioritise well-paid jobs in the green economy and support those people who have the least resources to fall back on," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "she lived this life of fighting for a better world to the very end of it" External link

newshub Friday, March 6, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Jeanette Fitzsimons ) : "I was privileged to know Jeanette once I became an MP and then co-leader. I leaned on her mana as a rangatira of the Green Party, she helped guide my thoughts and affirm what my role is as co-leader," External link

Stuff Friday, March 6, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I would like to first and foremost pass on my deepest condolences to Harry, Jeanette's children and their grandchildren," External link

Stuff Friday, March 6, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Jeanette Fitzsimons ) : "I would like to first and foremost pass on my deepest condolences to Harry, Jeanette’s children and their grandchildren. " External link

voxy Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "By driving the theft of Maori land, encouraging the exploitation of Pasifika neighbours, and entrenching the inequality of women and the exclusion of people with disabilities, we, politicians, have supported the wealthiest few to get wealthier at everyone else's expense, to build walls of poverty and disenfranchisement and call them opportunities," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "we have been divided against each other and told to think of ourselves as free-floating individuals, cut loose and competing against one another instead of working together. We can choose something different, and we must," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am proudly an Auckland MP. When our communities in this city do well, it is good for communities throughout Aotearoa," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It is only with the Greens in Government that we've turned the ship around, but we know we need to go further and faster on the issues that matter," "Strong political leadership must recognise that tangata whenua and grassroots community movements are dedicated to protecting our future and the environment, and we need to support them" External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "One of the greatest privileges of working in Tāmaki Makaurau is being able to know and support the kaitiaki protectors of Ihumātao," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Tāmaki Makaurau is where my family and I have chosen to make our home. It is where I return to after taking the region's messages, hopes, and frustrations down to the Beehive," "This city is so vitally important, it deserves political competition – and political cooperation – that brings out the best in everyone" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "When whānau have had their tamariki unjustly removed by the State, I have called for support not separation," "When others have stood by and refused to address Māori water rights, I have stood strong on our Green Party position which agrees with tangata whenua having proprietary, kaitiaki and rangatiratanga rights over water" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "In creating a zero carbon world, we have to make sure people are able to put food on the table and have a roof over their head, otherwise our solutions will seem irrelevant to their lives," "My vision for protecting our climate, solving inequality and caring for nature understands that all these issues are connected and dependant on each other and we must address them all holistically" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "Every single one of them are blood, sweat, and tears for their portfolios," External link

Stuff Friday, December 20, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We must ensure people are supported to live good, fulfilling lives as we deal with the consequences of climate change," External link

voxy Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "It's simply unacceptable that we can allow languages to be lost," External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : “At the same time, we will continue to build more public houses per year than any Government of the past three decades, and will also be taking steps to rebalance the rental market. This is a significant programme of work to truly transform our approach to housing in Aotearoa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "At the same time, we will continue to build more public houses per year than any Government of the past three decades, and will also be taking steps to rebalance the rental market. This is a significant programme of work to truly transform our approach to housing in Aotearoa," External link

voxy Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "How much longer are we going to continue to tag the sporting culture of our country - which I am incredibly proud of and have a strong affinity to, through myself and my family and my community - to drinking?" External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We wanted to have a little bit more of a system change than this," External link

Stuff Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I can certainly be a lone voice at a table, and that can be challenging," "But these people have every right for their voice to be represented in Parliament and so I will continue to do that," External link

Stuff Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "A giant in rugby, a giant in conservation, a giant in being a kind man that people remember fondly," External link

nzherald Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our rent-to-own policy will offer a pathway to people locked out of home ownership by student debt, high rents, low wages, high housing costs, and high costs of raising a family," "We'll be offering a pathway to home ownership for people who rent and cannot afford to save for a deposit" External link

newshub Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We have a plan to shift New Zealand's approach to private rentals as well. We'll be reforming the Residential Tenancies Act this term, and we believe that no-cause terminations must end," External link

newshub Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our rent-to-own policy will offer a pathway to people locked out of home ownership by student debt, high rents, low wages, high housing costs, and high costs of raising a family," External link

nzherald Sunday, August 4, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The original injustice was the theft of Māori land," External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The original injustice was the theft of Māori land," External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I thought it was quite funny," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 23, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "This land was stolen, essentially, by the Crown," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We don't want to extend assisted dying to people who don't have a terminal illness," External link

newshub Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Rugby is a huge part of our sporting identity and girls shouldn't be excluded from being part of that," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "No, there's a lot more that needs to be done. It's an important first step. And absolutely, incomes need to be raised" External link

nzherald Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The Greens have had a huge influence in changing the way we approach spending. I look forward to continuing to work with the Government to make all of the necessary changes moving forward" External link

voxy Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This Budget is a step toward changing how we view the economy in Aotearoa, but we know a lot more needs to be done to bring in the transformative policies that tangata whenua actually need," "I would have liked to have seen more recommendations from the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report supported in this Budget, particularly in raising core incomes for people on benefits. We will push to ensure the next Budget delivers on our Confidence and Supply Agreement to overhaul our welfare system" External link

Stuff Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We campaigned to end benefit sanctions, to raise abatement thresholds and to increase incomes. We need to put the heart back into our social support system. Today’s report creates a roadmap for our long term vision and sets out the goals we need to work towards," External link

voxy Friday, May 3, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are committed to an inclusive society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and supported to participate fully in the community," External link

voxy Friday, May 3, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are committed to an inclusive society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and supported to participate fully in the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 3, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We campaigned to end benefit sanctions, to raise abatement thresholds and to increase incomes. We need to put the heart back into our social support system. Today’s report creates a roadmap for our long term vision and sets out the goals we need to work towards,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 3, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Families wrongly evicted needed emergency housing otherwise they would have been homeless. Families that were evicted needed things like new school uniforms because their children had to move school. Families have been paying that money back ever since, all based off their wrongful eviction in the first place," External link

Stuff Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The protection of water must be at the heart of decision-making for our Overseas Investment Act, and I am pleased that, following Green Party pressure, New Zealanders will now be able to have their say on how our laws consider water bottling," External link

voxy Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “While tangata whenua have guaranteed political rights on a national level, representation is often lacking or non-existent in local government. This does not always make for robust decision making and in the past has led to significant breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi,” “Local governments are willing and ready to take this step forward in giving Māori a guaranteed voice in their rohe. We’ve seen similar models being adopted by councils around the country, and we saw it in Hastings last week” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "While tangata whenua have guaranteed political rights on a national level, representation is often lacking or non-existent in local government. This does not always make for robust decision making and in the past has led to significant breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi," "Local governments are willing and ready to take this step forward in giving MÄori a guaranteed voice in their rohe. We’ve seen similar models being adopted by councils around the country, and we saw it in Hastings last week" External link

voxy Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT



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Chloe Swarbrick said ( about Marama Davidson ) : "I am so honoured to have the privilege of representing our home and communities," "I'm very excited to get stuck in to the issues that matter for the people of Auckland Central, including a strategy to end homelessness – working with new Minister Davidson – alongside protecting the Hauraki Gulf, championing sustainable and affordable transport and ensuring the vibrancy of our local arts and culture" External link

newstalkzb Friday, November 6, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Shaw explained ( about Marama Davidson ) : “Minister Halfway Outside Cabinet is a new position the PM suggested that gives the Green party responsibility for the decisions of Government while giving Marama and I the ability to roll up our sleeves and have some flexibility in the hands-on management of our portfolios” External link

Stuff Friday, October 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Judith Collins told ( about Marama Davidson ) : "I think they should be very concerned... the Deputy Prime Ministership of Marama Davidson would be challenging I think for the country," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Marama Davidson ) : "To think he might, if they win, be the Deputy Prime Minister... or Marama Davidson. These people who said that tax is love, and before the media wish to fact-check me, that is exactly what Marama Davidson referred it. Tax is love," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Tamihere told ( about Marama Davidson ) : "Peeni's already in, and Marama's already in, so we can get three for the price of one up in Auckland," External link

newshub Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Jordan Williams says ( about Marama Davidson ) : “Marama Davidson is asking New Zealanders struggling to pay higher income taxes, fuel taxes, rubbish taxes, and tobacco taxes, to accept all this with a warm feeling of affection. That’s not just delusional, it’s offensive” External link

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Marama Davidson said : "COVID has already pushed us well over the normal debt target that some governments try and keep, but actually we're in a crisis for housing and now more than ever we can really be prioritising our full financial instruments to be investing in a massive upscale of public housing," External link

newshub Friday, January 22, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Covid has already pushed us well over the normal debt target that some governments try and keep, but actually we're in a crisis for housing and now more than ever we can really be prioritising our full financial instruments to be investing in a massive upscale of public housing," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "This needs to be a turn," "And a change of thinking across all of our Government agencies" External link

newshub Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," "The Crown has a moral obligation to fund the purchase of this land today, given it dispossessed the mana whenua of this land in the first place" External link

newshub Thursday, December 17, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," External link

voxy Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am hopeful that this process can go some way to healing the pain caused by the wrongful confiscation of this land from mana whenua in 1863," External link

voxy Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We need our Government to take urgent action to take the heat out of the housing market," External link

newshub Tuesday, December 8, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "New Zealand has increasing poverty and inequality. This is now getting worse, because COVID-19 hurt working New Zealanders and their incomes, whilst asset owners continued to prosper. " External link

voxy Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I have seen that the Prime Minister is able to reflect and properly analyse what is actually happening for people on the ground. " External link

newstalkzb Monday, November 23, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Teanau Tuiono brings his unique Pasifika voice to our caucus and gains the Pacific Peoples portfolio. He will focus on the climate impacts of our oceans, and how that relates to our Pacific neighbours. He also brings a much valued regional perspective to the portfolios of Agriculture, Regional Economic Development, and Rural Communities. Additionally, he takes over Security and Intelligence from Golriz" External link

voxy Monday, November 23, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "She will put forward a good case for progressive economic reform," External link

tvnz Monday, November 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Julie Anne Genter ) : "Julie Anne Genter naturally retains transport," "She gains finance, where she’ll be able to put forward a strong green economic plan. She also gains local government and building and construction" External link

tvnz Monday, November 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "Things were bad before the election, but through COVID and the extra-cheap money that has been flooding in... that has helped to cause runaway house prices," External link

newshub Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are at a point where we could end up with a divided country, where only people who have been privileged enough to own a home, and their children, could be in one group that goes off on that path in our country, and we have a whole lot of have-nots who are even barely able to get an affordable rental property, let alone dream of owning a home," "We can actually take the opportunity right now to look at some form of wealth tax, some form of taxing unearned capital gains. At the moment our country taxes workers and not owners" External link

newshub Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "At this time the Government should be considering changes to the bright line test or some form of taxes on large accumulations of asset wealth," External link

newshub Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Few people at the beginning of the last election campaign would have predicted house price would be increasing at record levels while the country enters a recession,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Few people at the beginning of the last election campaign would have predicted house price would be increasing at record levels while the country enters a recession,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Christmas period should be a time of joy for families in New Zealand, not a time of exacerbated stress that it is for so many. " External link

voxy Monday, November 9, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The final results are in and we’re incredibly excited to confirm our outstanding success this election. " External link

voxy Friday, November 6, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "We agree to agree to disagree" External link

newstalkzb Monday, November 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "We agree to agree to disagree" External link

nzherald Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What we got yesterday was a super majority so that's a really clear mandate for us," External link

newshub Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “The Greens campaigned on working productively with Labour to get things done, especially in the area of climate change and inequality,” “We are really proud of signing this agreement today” External link

guardian Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We entered into this negotiation hoping to achieve the best outcomes for New Zealand and our planet,” “New Zealanders voted us in to be a productive partner to Labour to ensure we go further and faster on the issues that matter. We will make sure that happens this term” External link

guardian Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party is thrilled to enter into this governing arrangement with Labour, after three years of a constructive Confidence and Supply relationship" External link

voxy Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," External link

newshub Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We've put every effort into getting a deal that we hope is worthwhile putting to members," "It's hard to tell exactly how long it will take but I think the main point is we allow for the delegates to have a good look at what is put before them. It's a big decision" External link

newshub Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We've put every effort into getting a deal that we hope is worthwhile putting to members," External link

newshub Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We do want it to go the members before we make that decision,” External link

Stuff Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," "We don't know exactly how long that call will take but that call is for the wider party delegates. Last time it took a certain number of hours. We don't know - we cannot tell at this point how long the call will take" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "They are progressing. Everyone is working really hard from both the Labour Party and the Green Party and we, at this stage, are hoping to have some sort of agreement to take to our members by the end of the week," External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson added : "Once we do have some form of agreement, there is a call," "We don't know exactly how long that call will take but that call is for the wider party delegates. Last time it took a certain number of hours. We don't know - we cannot tell at this point how long the call will take" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This isn't a delay. This is an ordinary process for both of our parties to keep stepping through the different sort of areas that are on the table, of which I won't be able to divulge," "Everyone's using every single day to work really hard in these negotiations and we hope to have something to take back to our parties by the end of this week" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are working hard and we are moving forward," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What was on the table was Krispies and cup of tea and coffee," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Everyone knows what the numbers are," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “What was on the table was Krispies and a cup of tea and coffee,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Teanau Tuiono... incredible international climate change negotiator, leading on indigenous rights, education expertise in his current work. Dr Elizabeth Kerekere - incredible strategist, works with young people, rainbow youth, planner, organiser for all of her career," External link

newshub Monday, October 19, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "What we are seeing here is the Greens ready to stand strong in electorates," External link

newshub Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Getting above 5 percent after a first term in Government as a smaller party hasn't been done before," "First Latin American MP… First Māori-Pacific Green MP" External link

newshub Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "On behalf of the Green Party, James and I, and all of our wonderful MPs, we are beyond thrilled to be able to say we did it!" External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "We will work productively with Labour to get stronger action for climate, biodiversity and for families and people and that is what we are taking to the voters out there and I'm really pleased to hear that people understand what our vision is," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "All of the roles that we will be discussing will relate to how we can get our work programme done. So, I do not have any opinion because that is for the party to decide once we have the votes and again, it will go back to how our work programme can be done," "We're encouraged by the trend of polls, particularly in the past couple of weeks that see support for the Greens above 5 percent but we are not resting on our laurels" External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It really depends on the votes that we get. We cannot pre-negotiate until we have seen where the votes have fallen," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson responded : "Is that a compliment? I don't know," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Let's have an election. We are being very clear" External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "They can say what they need to in a campaign election. It is our party, after the votes have been put in, that will decide what we take to the negotiation table" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "They can say what they need to in an [election] campaign," External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The reason why far too many Māori are missing out on an affordable, healthy home is because we haven't designed our decision-making in a way that upholds Te Tiriti and that is key to Matike Mai," External link

newshub Friday, October 9, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "Oh look, young people, rising up around the world for climate, who wouldn't love Greta?" External link

newshub Friday, October 9, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It's encouraging they've announced one. That's good" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I hope people can see while the Labour plan is encouraging, we need the Greens," "A vote for the Green Party is a vote for a stronger Labour government and is a vote to keep Judith Collins and David Seymour away from power" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It's encouraging they've announced one. That's good" External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I hope people can see while the Labour plan is encouraging, we need the Greens," "A vote for the Green Party is a vote for a stronger Labour government and is a vote to keep Judith Collins and David Seymour away from power" External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Your party vote will get our first Pasifika Green MP,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are seeing that it is women, particularly Māori and Pacific and brown women, who are bearing the majority of the COVID-19 job losses," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Generations of people struggling with housing is immoral and expensive," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party will work in a productive partnership with Labour to ensure more New Zealanders have a warm, dry, safe home. " External link

voxy Friday, October 2, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Labour are still not offering proposals to meet the scale of the challenges at the scale that they need to be met,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Ours are the more progressive, bolder, more transformational changes,” “One of the most immediate things that needs doing and could be done overnight is lifting the incomes of the lowest income households” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are actually trying to defy history here,” “For us to survive, our political independence is as important as being able to show that we can work with Labour and get some stuff done” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Labour are still not offering proposals to meet the scale of the challenges at the scale that they need to be met,” External link

bloomberg Monday, September 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are actually trying to defy history here,” “For us to survive, our political independence is as important as being able to show that we can work with Labour and get some stuff done” External link

bloomberg Monday, September 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We're pleased the Government's moving on this, but we need to go faster to protect our marine life," "To speed up the process we would make financial support available to fishers to install cameras on boats, but only until the end of 2022. This would incentivise them to move quickly" External link

newshub Monday, September 28, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson adds : "Our plan would also review the quota management system in partnership with Māori, ban the most harmful fishing practices, and protect at least 30 percent of our oceans in marine protected areas by 2030," "We can't sit on our hands while our threatened species are at such a huge risk. The reports out today show once again we do more, faster, to protect our oceans" External link

newshub Monday, September 28, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Green Party has been clear for a long time that we need cameras on fishing boats, to stamp out illegal practices and protect our fisheries for future generations. " External link

voxy Monday, September 28, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “In light of the recent level 3 period in Auckland, the plan to charge people for emergency accommodation should be deferred indefinitely, to avoid the risk anyone is in inadequate accommodation in the event of another lockdown,” “Emergency housing should only ever be a short-term option for people experience urgent housing needs” External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “To give everyone a better chance of catching a fish, we will reduce bag limits, and bring in boat catch limits for certain species while they recover,” “This is crucial to prevent the overfishing which leads to the loss of some species” External link

Stuff Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Here in Aotearoa we love our big blue backyard. If we think ahead, we can protect this precious taonga for generations to come," External link

newstalkzb Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "as well as health, it's also ending the racism in the law that is applied" External link

newshub Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We thought it was important to get to those schools and hear from them about what their struggles are and how we can help in the next Government,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Te Wiki o Te Reo MÄori is a chance each year to celebrate the taonga of te reo MÄori. But to properly protect our precious indigenous language we need to do a lot more, and fast. " External link

voxy Monday, September 14, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : ”We are just on the line at the moment,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It is absolutely a priority for the Greens to maintain political independence,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The Green Party is really pleased we're having a conversation about public holidays, as New Zealanders work really hard and are at the lower end of the scale internationally when it comes to annual public holidays," "Any new public holidays should be additional, and not replace current ones" External link

newshub Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "New public holidays marking historical events important to a particular iwi, for example, Parihaka Day, should be led by that iwi," External link

newshub Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We’re really pleased to see Labour coming to the party and recognising the huge desire from across Aotearoa, including from the Greens, to make Matariki a public holiday," External link

tvnz Monday, September 7, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "There has been an incredible push in Aotearoa to honour our unique te ao MÄori worldviews, and in particular, to celebrate a MÄori holiday on Aotearoa whenua. " External link

voxy Monday, September 7, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Director General ) : "We support the Prime Minister’s decision to keep Auckland at alert level three until 11:59pm Sunday, which is based on the advice of the Director General of Health. " External link

voxy Monday, August 24, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The MÄori response to the COVID-19 pandemic should be applauded. From iwi-led checkpoints, to how marae kicked into gear to look after people, iwi have shown real leadership throughout Aotearoa to keep us all safe. " External link

voxy Friday, August 21, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "we support the Prime Minister's decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak" External link

newstalkzb Monday, August 17, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We know that people are having an incredibly difficult time right now, as a result of the latest outbreak. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our priority is, and has been throughout the pandemic, ensuring all of us are safe. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We support the Prime Minister's decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak" External link

nzherald Monday, August 17, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We support the Prime Minister’s decision to move the date to October 17. Those additional four weeks should provide time for the public health response to get on top of the current outbreak. " External link

voxy Monday, August 17, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Retrofitting more existing homes through the expanded Warmer Kiwi Homes programme will make them healthier for families and reduce these homes' impact on the planet," "I'm really proud of the progress we've made in Government this term to address housing inequality. We've improved the lives of people who rent, introduced the Healthy Homes Standards for rentals, and with the Government's support, delivered more social housing than any Government has in decades" External link

newshub Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "Retrofitting more existing homes through the expanded Warmer Kiwi Homes programme will make them healthier for families and reduce these homes' impact on the planet," "I'm really proud of the progress we've made in Government this term to address housing inequality. We've improved the lives of people who rent, introduced the Healthy Homes Standards for rentals, and with the Government's support, delivered more social housing than any Government has in decades" External link

newshub Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Community housing providers have already proven that they’ve got the capacity. They are ready and waiting, they need the support from the Government to scale up,” External link

Stuff Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Whether we rent or own, we all have a right to live in a warm, dry and affordable home. This is what we’ve pushed hard for during our term in Government. " External link

voxy Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “Covid-19 has left tens of thousands more people working less hours than they want, resulting in less stable incomes and more uncertainty for families,” External link

guardian Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The Action Plan released today puts out some clear priorities to improve health outcomes for Māori. However, we have known about racial inequity in our health system for a long time and have failed to take meaningful action," External link

voxy Friday, July 31, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It's been a long time since we last published a full vision document,” External link

Stuff Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “It's been a long time since we last published a full vision document,” External link

Stuff Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "As far as we are aware, we don't have any issues with our MPs," "But were we to hear of anything, we would take the proper steps - making sure that the wellbeing of all staff and people involved is put first" External link

newshub Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We're not resting on any laurels anywhere," External link

newshub Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “This fund means more low income families who have been locked out of the housing market will finally have a chance at owning their own home. We’re proud to be part of a Government working to ensure everyone has the home they deserve,” External link

Stuff Friday, July 24, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Here in Aotearoa there has been an incredible push to embrace tikanga MÄori. The time has come for there to be a MÄori holiday on our whenua, further revitalising MÄori culture. " External link

voxy Monday, July 20, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "People in Aotearoa deserve dignified incomes that allow them to cover their basic expenses. Our current welfare system is dehumanising and leaves too many families requiring special needs grants to cover rent, bills and travel costs," External link

voxy Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "replace all working-age benefits, including the student allowance" "If you're one of the increasing number who work part-time - you would still get help. And if you've got kids or live with a disability, you'll get more. So you don't have to make the impossible choice between rent, power and groceries" External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "That's nappies, car seats and even bigger baby clothes," External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Gone will be the days when people are asked to provide humiliating proof again and again," External link

newshub Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The school's actions show that we still have a long way to go in the fight against systemic racism, including here in Aotearoa," "The Green Party backs the students' right to protest and applauds them for making their voices heard" External link

newshub Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “This is something to celebrate. We commend the New Zealand Police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call,” “This decision today reinforces the need for people to make their voices heard. We know that people of colour, in particular black and brown communities, do not feel protected with armed police on patrol” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This is something to celebrate. We commend the New Zealand police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call," "Together we pushed for it, and we got it. The decision of police to rule out the increased use of armed response teams will mean our communities are better off" External link

newshub Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We commend the New Zealand Police for listening to the public outcry during and after the ART trials. They have listened to the community, and made the right call," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Together we pushed for it, and we got it. The decision of police to rule out the increased use of Armed Response Teams will mean our communities are better off. " External link

voxy Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We only have to look to the United States to see how violent things can get under a militarised police force. This is especially so for minorities and communities of colour," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Today and every day we stand in solidarity with George Floyd’s family, friends and community who feel pain and fear about his untimely death at the hands of Minneapolis police," External link

Stuff Friday, June 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We only have to look to the United States to see how violent things can get under a militarised police force," "This is especially so for minorities and communities of colour" External link

newshub Friday, June 5, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The recent trial of armed, roaming police patrols in low socio-economic and predominantly brown communities did not make people feel safer. As a mother of two Māori sons in one of the trial areas, I can say first-hand I was worried about their wellbeing," External link

voxy Friday, June 5, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "It shows just how unlivable and low the current benefit rates are," External link

newshub Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "it's completely up to her what she says" External link

newshub Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We've been consistently clear that this needs to happen urgently and desperately. It hasn't happened yet, but we won't give up," "Both New Zealand First and Labour need to come to the table on this" External link

newshub Monday, May 25, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "is going to make a real difference" External link

newshub Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The significant investment in public and transitional housing will ensure thousands of low-income families have access to a warm, dry and affordable home. It’s a win for everyone, especially for those who need it most. " External link

voxy Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I have purposefully kept my connections to these grassroots, these flaxroots communities. That's exactly what my job is, is to stay connected to what's happening on the ground, and the people who are struggling," External link

newshub Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Throughout the COVID crisis, we have all relied on the essential workers on the frontline. " External link

voxy Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I have purposefully kept my connections to these grassroots, these flaxroots communities. That's exactly what my job is, is to stay connected to what's happening on the ground, and the people who are struggling," External link

newshub Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The next few months are going to be tough for everyone, particularly people with few resources to fall back on," External link

newshub Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "All of us must now play our part in the response to COVID-19. You can show leadership in your community and family by taking care of those who need help, by staying home if you are sick, and by washing your hands," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The next few months are going to be tough for everyone, particularly people with few resources to fall back on," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Today’s announcement is the first step in a long term response. That response should prioritise well-paid jobs in the green economy and support those people who have the least resources to fall back on," External link

voxy Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "she lived this life of fighting for a better world to the very end of it" External link

newshub Friday, March 6, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Jeanette Fitzsimons ) : "I was privileged to know Jeanette once I became an MP and then co-leader. I leaned on her mana as a rangatira of the Green Party, she helped guide my thoughts and affirm what my role is as co-leader," External link

Stuff Friday, March 6, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I would like to first and foremost pass on my deepest condolences to Harry, Jeanette's children and their grandchildren," External link

Stuff Friday, March 6, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said ( about Jeanette Fitzsimons ) : "I would like to first and foremost pass on my deepest condolences to Harry, Jeanette’s children and their grandchildren. " External link

voxy Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "By driving the theft of Maori land, encouraging the exploitation of Pasifika neighbours, and entrenching the inequality of women and the exclusion of people with disabilities, we, politicians, have supported the wealthiest few to get wealthier at everyone else's expense, to build walls of poverty and disenfranchisement and call them opportunities," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "we have been divided against each other and told to think of ourselves as free-floating individuals, cut loose and competing against one another instead of working together. We can choose something different, and we must," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I am proudly an Auckland MP. When our communities in this city do well, it is good for communities throughout Aotearoa," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "It is only with the Greens in Government that we've turned the ship around, but we know we need to go further and faster on the issues that matter," "Strong political leadership must recognise that tangata whenua and grassroots community movements are dedicated to protecting our future and the environment, and we need to support them" External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "One of the greatest privileges of working in Tāmaki Makaurau is being able to know and support the kaitiaki protectors of Ihumātao," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Tāmaki Makaurau is where my family and I have chosen to make our home. It is where I return to after taking the region's messages, hopes, and frustrations down to the Beehive," "This city is so vitally important, it deserves political competition – and political cooperation – that brings out the best in everyone" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "When whānau have had their tamariki unjustly removed by the State, I have called for support not separation," "When others have stood by and refused to address Māori water rights, I have stood strong on our Green Party position which agrees with tangata whenua having proprietary, kaitiaki and rangatiratanga rights over water" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "In creating a zero carbon world, we have to make sure people are able to put food on the table and have a roof over their head, otherwise our solutions will seem irrelevant to their lives," "My vision for protecting our climate, solving inequality and caring for nature understands that all these issues are connected and dependant on each other and we must address them all holistically" External link

Stuff Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "Every single one of them are blood, sweat, and tears for their portfolios," External link

Stuff Friday, December 20, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We must ensure people are supported to live good, fulfilling lives as we deal with the consequences of climate change," External link

voxy Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:20:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "It's simply unacceptable that we can allow languages to be lost," External link

Stuff Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : “At the same time, we will continue to build more public houses per year than any Government of the past three decades, and will also be taking steps to rebalance the rental market. This is a significant programme of work to truly transform our approach to housing in Aotearoa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "At the same time, we will continue to build more public houses per year than any Government of the past three decades, and will also be taking steps to rebalance the rental market. This is a significant programme of work to truly transform our approach to housing in Aotearoa," External link

voxy Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "How much longer are we going to continue to tag the sporting culture of our country - which I am incredibly proud of and have a strong affinity to, through myself and my family and my community - to drinking?" External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We wanted to have a little bit more of a system change than this," External link

Stuff Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "I can certainly be a lone voice at a table, and that can be challenging," "But these people have every right for their voice to be represented in Parliament and so I will continue to do that," External link

Stuff Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "A giant in rugby, a giant in conservation, a giant in being a kind man that people remember fondly," External link

nzherald Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our rent-to-own policy will offer a pathway to people locked out of home ownership by student debt, high rents, low wages, high housing costs, and high costs of raising a family," "We'll be offering a pathway to home ownership for people who rent and cannot afford to save for a deposit" External link

newshub Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We have a plan to shift New Zealand's approach to private rentals as well. We'll be reforming the Residential Tenancies Act this term, and we believe that no-cause terminations must end," External link

newshub Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Our rent-to-own policy will offer a pathway to people locked out of home ownership by student debt, high rents, low wages, high housing costs, and high costs of raising a family," External link

nzherald Sunday, August 4, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The original injustice was the theft of Māori land," External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "The original injustice was the theft of Māori land," External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "I thought it was quite funny," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 23, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson told : "This land was stolen, essentially, by the Crown," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "We don't want to extend assisted dying to people who don't have a terminal illness," External link

newshub Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Rugby is a huge part of our sporting identity and girls shouldn't be excluded from being part of that," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "No, there's a lot more that needs to be done. It's an important first step. And absolutely, incomes need to be raised" External link

nzherald Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The Greens have had a huge influence in changing the way we approach spending. I look forward to continuing to work with the Government to make all of the necessary changes moving forward" External link

voxy Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "This Budget is a step toward changing how we view the economy in Aotearoa, but we know a lot more needs to be done to bring in the transformative policies that tangata whenua actually need," "I would have liked to have seen more recommendations from the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report supported in this Budget, particularly in raising core incomes for people on benefits. We will push to ensure the next Budget delivers on our Confidence and Supply Agreement to overhaul our welfare system" External link

Stuff Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We campaigned to end benefit sanctions, to raise abatement thresholds and to increase incomes. We need to put the heart back into our social support system. Today’s report creates a roadmap for our long term vision and sets out the goals we need to work towards," External link

voxy Friday, May 3, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "We are committed to an inclusive society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and supported to participate fully in the community," External link

voxy Friday, May 3, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We are committed to an inclusive society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and supported to participate fully in the community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 3, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “We campaigned to end benefit sanctions, to raise abatement thresholds and to increase incomes. We need to put the heart back into our social support system. Today’s report creates a roadmap for our long term vision and sets out the goals we need to work towards,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 3, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "Families wrongly evicted needed emergency housing otherwise they would have been homeless. Families that were evicted needed things like new school uniforms because their children had to move school. Families have been paying that money back ever since, all based off their wrongful eviction in the first place," External link

Stuff Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson says : "The protection of water must be at the heart of decision-making for our Overseas Investment Act, and I am pleased that, following Green Party pressure, New Zealanders will now be able to have their say on how our laws consider water bottling," External link

voxy Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : “While tangata whenua have guaranteed political rights on a national level, representation is often lacking or non-existent in local government. This does not always make for robust decision making and in the past has led to significant breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi,” “Local governments are willing and ready to take this step forward in giving Māori a guaranteed voice in their rohe. We’ve seen similar models being adopted by councils around the country, and we saw it in Hastings last week” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Marama Davidson said : "While tangata whenua have guaranteed political rights on a national level, representation is often lacking or non-existent in local government. This does not always make for robust decision making and in the past has led to significant breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi," "Local governments are willing and ready to take this step forward in giving MÄori a guaranteed voice in their rohe. We’ve seen similar models being adopted by councils around the country, and we saw it in Hastings last week" External link

voxy Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT



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green party mp17.98%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
spokeswoman8.99%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
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porte-parole1.12%FR01/04/201304/01/2013
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Marama DavidsonEN93.48%
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Chloe Swarbrick said ( about Marama Davidson ) : "I am so honoured to have the privilege of representing our home and communities," "I'm very excited to get stuck in to the issues that matter for the people of Auckland Central, including a strategy to end homelessness – working with new Minister Davidson – alongside protecting the Hauraki Gulf, championing sustainable and affordable transport and ensuring the vibrancy of our local arts and culture" External link

newstalkzb Friday, November 6, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Shaw explained ( about Marama Davidson ) : “Minister Halfway Outside Cabinet is a new position the PM suggested that gives the Green party responsibility for the decisions of Government while giving Marama and I the ability to roll up our sleeves and have some flexibility in the hands-on management of our portfolios” External link

Stuff Friday, October 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Judith Collins told ( about Marama Davidson ) : "I think they should be very concerned... the Deputy Prime Ministership of Marama Davidson would be challenging I think for the country," External link

newshub Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Marama Davidson ) : "To think he might, if they win, be the Deputy Prime Minister... or Marama Davidson. These people who said that tax is love, and before the media wish to fact-check me, that is exactly what Marama Davidson referred it. Tax is love," External link

newshub Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Tamihere told ( about Marama Davidson ) : "Peeni's already in, and Marama's already in, so we can get three for the price of one up in Auckland," External link

newshub Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Jordan Williams says ( about Marama Davidson ) : “Marama Davidson is asking New Zealanders struggling to pay higher income taxes, fuel taxes, rubbish taxes, and tobacco taxes, to accept all this with a warm feeling of affection. That’s not just delusional, it’s offensive” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT