Sue Bradford

Sue Bradford has a long background in street and community activism. Much of her work has been in unemployed workers’ and beneficiaries’ organisations, and she was also a Green Party MP from 1999 to 2009. Jenny Chamberlain wrote her biography, Constant Radical, published in 2017. Sue was born in Auckland in 1952.

Mar 6, 2020

'An iron commitment to fighting her corner': Remembering Jeanette Fitzsimons

Former Green MP Sue Bradford recalls her parliamentary colleague as a leader with steely determination, a sharp mind and endless compassion.

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May 6, 2019

No hope for progressive welfare reform from this government

The Welfare Expert Advisory Group's report could have been the backbone for so much more, says Sue Bradford. 

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Sep 17, 2018

The Monday Extract: A brief history of suffrage and struggle by Sue Bradford

A new book from Te Papa features essays inspired by exhibits held in the national museum. Sue Bradford writes about a Medal for Valour awarded to suffragette Frances Parker.

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Feb 5, 2018

My old party is betraying its own proud history on the waka-jumping bill

The Green leadership is undermining its hard-won reputation for integrity in supporting the Winston Peters driven law, argues former Green MP Sue Bradford 

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