New list MP Fa’anana Efeso Collins has been appointed spokesperson for the Ministry for Pacific Peoples for the Green Party. Co-leaders Marama Davidson and James Shaw have announced the allocation of portfolios across the party’s caucus of 15 MPs .
Fa’anana will also take on the portfolios for Local government, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, ACC, Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Returning for the Greens is Teanau Tuiono who will take on the portfolios for the Pacific region, Education, Workplace Relations and Safety, Space, National Security and Intelligence and Overseas Development Assistance.
Co-leader Marama Davidson says, “Our team of Green MPs will do everything they can to make sure Aotearoa upholds Te Tiriti and works for
Green Party co-leader James Shaw added: “Our team will stand up for an Aotearoa where everyone has enough to pay the rent and put food on the table, where our native wildlife and our oceans are protected for future generations, and where we face the climate crisis with the urgency it demands.