The Prime Minister says New Zealand is deeply concerned about what is taking place in the Gaza Strip.
John Key says he's particularly concerned about the recent escalation in deadly violence.
The Green Party though believes the Government should be taking a stronger stand in efforts to end Israel's ground offensive in Gaza.
It says New Zealand must do everything possible, including calling in the Israeli ambassador, to stop Israel's offensive.
The Greens also believe that more support should be given to the United Nation's bid to raise $60 million for the war-torn region.