A new bill to increase the penalty for drug supply and distribution has passed its second reading in Parliament. Green MP Chloë Swarbrick looks back on a decade of harmful drug laws.
The idea that we have to ‘choose’ between policy priorities couldn't be a bigger stack of nonsense, says Green MP Chloe Swarbrick
In her first parliamentary address, the new Green MP reveals her personal history of anxiety and depression, and her overriding ambitions for NZ.
For the last fortnight the Green Party has found itself in the unfamiliar position of dominating campaign headlines. Chlöe Swarbrick takes a (brief) pause for breath to reflect on it all in her third candidate diary for the Spinoff.
All this week the Spinoff Review of Books is covering the new, very candid memoir by former Green MP Holly Walker, and the mental health issues she experienced in parliament. Today: an interview conducted by Green candidate Chlöe Swarbrick.
In her second candidate diary for the Spinoff, the Greens' Chlöe Swarbrick recounts a moving visit to Christchurch and pays tribute to partner of five years Alex, a rock in a turbulent political tide.
In her first candidate diary for the Spinoff, Chlöe Swarbrick recounts a mad few weeks, getting 13th on the Greens' initial list, and the thorny question of what our country stands for.
In an interview with The Spinoff, Bill English said that he didn’t claim to be a feminist, because to do so amounted to ‘virtue signalling’. Chlöe Swarbrick says it is part of a wider problem
Chlöe Swarbrick's entry into the Auckland mayoral race captured the imagination of tens of thousands of voters – including, but not limited to, scores of politically disillusioned millennials. Now she wants to channel that passion into a run for the Green Party at next year's general election.