New Zealand Labour Party - Latest News [Page 1]

Sticking Plaster Budget fails the test

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English’s penultimate Budget fails to tackle the structural challenges facing the economy – a housing crisis, rising unemployment, underfunded health and creaking infrastructure, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

John Key fails New Zealand with no fix for housing crisis

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key fails middle New Zealand with no fix for housing crisis, more underfunding of health More >>

Labour Bill would back Kiwi jobs

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little Leader of the Opposition MEDIA STATEMENT 26 May 2016 Labour Bill would back Kiwi jobs The Government’s $40 billion of buying power would go towards backing Kiwi businesses and jobs under a Labour Member’s Bill which will be debated by ... More >>

Fall in Police investigations funding must be fixed

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:12 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Police have been underfunded by $300m for six years while court action in burglaries has fallen and the road toll has risen, says Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash. More >>

Minister won’t fess up on wrong figures

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Minister of Health was caught out telling porkies in Parliament today when he was asked about the number of people getting access to mental health and addiction services, says Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King. More >>

Scrambled announcement policy on the hoof

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Paula Bennett’s scrambled desperate announcement that she will pay homeless people to move to the regions is just the latest evidence of the disarray this Government’s housing policy is in, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little says. More >>

Police Minister admits resolution rates fall short

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 2:40 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Police Minister Judith Collins has admitted in Parliament current burglary resolution rates are not meeting the expectations of our communities, says Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash More >>

Dairy exports fall of 11%

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

David Clark MP for Dunedin North Trade and Export Growth Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 25 May 2016 Dairy exports fall of 11%: Budget action on diversification needed Dairy exports have fallen 11 per cent compared to this time last year, a fall of almost ... More >>

Investors driving families out of homes in Auckland

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:38 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Investors cashing in on skyrocketing Auckland house prices are driving families out of homes in South and West Auckland and causing homeownership rates in some of our poorest suburbs to plummet, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More >>

Budget must deliver on paid parental leave

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 9:40 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Budget 2016 must deliver 26 weeks paid parental leave by April 2018 – anything less will be short-changing families, says Labour MP Sue Moroney. More >>

Key’s “brain fart” on tax cuts news to English

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key didn’t tell his own Finance Minister he was about to go on radio and announce he wanted $3b of tax cuts, just days after Bill English ruled them out, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

Budget building materials policy backfires

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 9:23 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford MP for Te Atatū Housing Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 24 May 2016 Budget building materials policy backfires On the eve of this year’s Budget official figures show Nick Smith’s Budget 2014 centrepiece to reduce the cost of building materials ... More >>

Police burning $2m a month on ‘new Novopay’

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:29 am | New Zealand Labour Party

A five month delay in the Police’s new HR system is costing $2m a month and the full cost has now blown out by millions of dollars – at a time when police are underfunded by $300m, says Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash. More >>

Grant Robertson: Pre Budget Speech

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:07 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Today I want to talk about success. As we know success can come in many different forms, from the fact you all made it here at such an early hour on a Monday, for which I am very grateful, to the success of getting a business up and running and ... More >>

Andrew Little: Pre-Budget Speech 2016

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:01 am | New Zealand Labour Party

As every Kiwi family knows, setting Budgets is about making choices. It’s about choosing where the priorities lie. For most Kiwis, our priorities are pretty simple. More >>

Govt must come clean on tax cuts in Budget

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:06 am | New Zealand Labour Party

National is making a mockery of the Budget process by dangling the promise of tax cuts but failing to include them in the Budget, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

Budget must deliver for middle New Zealand

Monday, 23 May 2016, 9:06 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government must ensure next week’s Budget stops the squeeze on middle New Zealand and delivers shared prosperity for all New Zealanders, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little says. More >>

Statement regarding Earl and Lani Hagaman

Friday, 20 May 2016, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little has written to legal representatives for Earl and Lani Hagaman today. He has informed them that, as Leader of the Opposition, he has a constitutional duty to challenge the actions of the Government over the expenditure of public funds. More >>

Car rego victims must get a refund

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Motorists who have been overcharged for their car registration should get a refund, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Sue Moroney. More >>

Council statement shows they just don’t get it

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Auckland Council’s statement today shows they don’t understand the problems created by the urban growth boundary, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news