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Greens in Wellington New Zealand win every race they entered yesterday.

In a post via Yahoo! we read that the entire field of candidates offered by the Green Party in New Zealand has won the elections they entered. the full story if below the fold. Continue Reading

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New Zealand capital elects Green mayor

A bit of inspiring news from beautiful New Zealand:

Celia Wade-Brown has become New Zealand’s first Green mayor – a moment being described as a “watershed” by the party leader.

Green Party members flocked to congratulate Ms Wade-Brown when her narrow victory over incumbent Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast was announced yesterday, with co-leader Russel Norman, former leader Jeanette Fitzsimons and MP Sue Kedgley among them.

Although Ms Wade-Brown stood as an independent, she has been a member of the Greens for more than 15 years, and becomes the first party member elected to a mayoral office. Continue Reading