Playground contamination shows register needed

10 Jun 2009 The Green Party is calling for a national register of contaminated sites in the wake of the alarming discovery of extremely high levels of dioxin under a children’s playground in Taranaki. “We are very concerned at the… Continue Reading

Hodgson should withdraw dioxin analyst, correct confusions

30 October 2006 Green Party Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley has called on Health Minister Pete Hodgson to re-think and withdraw his choice of Dr Allan Smith as the ‘independent’ expert appointed to review the findings of forensic accountant John Leonard,… Continue Reading

Question for Oral Answer: Dioxin Exposure – New Plymouth

13 Apr 2005  NZ Parliamentary Question Time 5. SUE KEDGLEY (Green) to the Associate Minister of Health: Will the Government offer free medical checks and free medical treatment to people who lived near the former Ivon Watkins-Dow plant in New Plymouth… Continue Reading

Delay and deny until you die still Govt approach to dioxin

24 Oct 2006 The official response to claims in a TV3 documentary that significant mistakes were made in a key study of dioxin contamination in New Plymouth has so far been predictable and grossly inadequate, Green Party Health Spokesperson Sue… Continue Reading