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Labour’s Let's do this election hoardings unveiled

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party has released its new hoarding designs today, ahead of the campaign launch on Sunday. More >>

Community calls for rethink on historic Petone Wharf

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:45 am | New Zealand Labour Party

A petition signed by almost 1,000 Petone residents was handed today to Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace, urging the Council to reconsider its decision to demolish part of the historic Petone Wharf. More >>

Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:07 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Prime Minister owes the public of Otago and Southland an apology and then he must come up with an unredacted copy of the business case for the Dunedin hospital rebuild, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

News that the Government has secretly caved in to the demands of multi-national tax avoiders come as no surprise, but will disappoint Kiwi taxpayers, says Labour’s spokesman for Revenue Michael Wood. More >>

Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure there’s enough state housing, means we won’t be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson ... More >>

Government must come clean on water

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

News that the National Government is secretly working behind closed doors on its own water charging schemes shows their utter hypocrisy on this issue, says Labour’s water spokesperson David Parker. More >>

Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way More >>

Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way More >>

HAM shows country needs Labour on housing

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest Housing Affordability Measure report shows affordability dramatically worsening for Auckland first home buyers, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

Canterbury kids get more support for mental health

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:15 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Children in Canterbury and Kaikoura will get dedicated mental health support to help them overcome the trauma of the earthquakes, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Revised Labour Party List for the 2017 Election

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has revised its Party List for the 2017 General Election, following the recent election of Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis as Leader and Deputy Leader. More >>

Ardern: Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments It is highly regrettable that the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has chosen to make false claims about the New Zealand Labour Party. I have been utterly transparent about this situation. I stand by my ... More >>

Labour stands with Pike families

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will stand with the families of Pike River and reaffirm its commitment to safe workplaces by ensuring there will be a Minister responsible for Pike River, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Salvation Army’s latest report ‘Taking Stock’ shows why New Zealand needs a Labour-led Government committed to a massive house building programme, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealanders need to hear from National about how they will fund the clean-up of our rivers and lakes for future generations. Instead, National has broadened its scare-mongering, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker. More >>

School Leavers’ Toolkit to Equip Young People for Adult Life

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will give school leavers the practical skills and knowledge they need for adult life with a new School Leavers’ Toolkit, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Greg O’Connor – Plenty of work still to be done

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 5:38 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Greg O’Connor – Plenty of work still to be done “The latest poll results are encouraging, but I’d be presumptuous to take reassurance about them this far out from Election Day,” says Ōhāriu Labour candidate Greg O’Connor, speaking about ... More >>

National should be tackling causes of poverty, not boot camp

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National should be tackling causes of poverty, not boot camp gimmicks Troubled young people need to know they've got a real chance in life, not thrown into pointless boot camps as the National Party is promising to do, says Labour Justice spokesperson ... More >>

Pay equity to be a priority for Labour

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Pay equity to be a priority for Labour Labour will make sure that the country’s mental health workers are a priority when it comes to pay equity negotiations, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “It is very important for me to right ... More >>

Labour’s positive education plan

Friday, 11 August 2017, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s positive education plan Today’s announcement on learning support is more tinkering and proof that only a Labour Government will deliver the resources that schools and parents are crying out for, says Labour’s Education spokesperson ... More >>

 

 

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