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The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand (Te Rōpu Kākāriki o Aotearoa, Niu Tīreni) is a left-wing party focused on environmental and social justice issues and honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It currently supports the government through a confidence and supply agreement, and has three ministers outside of cabinet. The Green Party formed in 1990 from the Values Party and first entered Parliament in 1996 as a part of the Alliance. It stood candidates independently at the 1999 election, and supported the fifth Labour government from 1999 to 2002 and 2005 to 2008.
- Year founded 1990
- Times in government 1
- Current MPs 8
- Electorate seats held0
- Donations received 2017-2019 $1,791,215
2020 polling average 7.5%
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