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Labour Selects Fleur Fitzsimons Candidate for Southern Ward

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:14 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected lawyer, mother of three and Island Bay resident Fleur Fitzsimons as its candidate to replace Paul Eagle as the Councillor for the Southern Ward on the Wellington City Council. More >>

Labour welcomes final results

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour welcomes final results Today’s final election count has strengthened the mandate for change, and for negotiations to continue in earnest, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We congratulate Angie Warren-Clark on becoming Labour’s ... More >>

Lewis Moeau - he aituā, he aituā!

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Lewis Moeau - he aituā, he aituā! Kua tau ngā pōkeao ki runga i te marae o Te Poho o Taharākau ki roto o Manutūkē, oti rā ki runga o Puketapu me Manawaru, ngā maunga tipua o te hautipua kua riro nei. E heke ana ngā roimata me ngā maimai ... More >>

Statement Regarding Coalition Negotiations

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“This morning I spoke with New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters. We will look to hold a meeting between our respective teams later this week, while we wait for special votes to be counted. More >>

Labour pledges full rebuild for Wainuiomata High

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 7:25 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour pledges full rebuild for Wainuiomata High Labour will deliver a better future for education in Hutt South with the allocation of up to $20 million for a full rebuild of Wainuiomata High School, says Leader of the Opposition Leader Jacinda Ardern. ... More >>

Housing report earns Nats the red card

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National’s failure to acknowledge and fix the housing crisis will be their legacy. Labour will tackle the housing crisis head-on, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today’s GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Voters this week have a clear choice between Labour’s optimism and honesty, or rewarding National’s campaign of relentless lies, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

Another day – another health crisis

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

News today that the emergency department at Waikato has turned 180 patients away is another crisis for the Government and its besieged health system, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:53 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand’s economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:55 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood. More >>

GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 6:44 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, ... More >>

Tax cuts when kids go hungry

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass National’s campaign of tax cuts that give $400 million to the top 10 per cent of earners, at a time when 120 Kiwi kids every year are being hospitalised for malnutrition, shows ... More >>

Apologise now Jonathan

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash. ... More >>

National’s health report card shows need for new plan

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

From increased GP fees, to kids getting sick from cold homes, to denial of important surgeries, National’s underfunding of health has hurt Kiwi families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The fact that 9,500 Kiwis are waiting one and a half times longer than they should to get follow-up eye appointments is unacceptable and dangerous, says Labour’s Health Spokesperson . More >>

National has serious questions to answer over fuel crisis

Monday, 18 September 2017, 9:12 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Thousands of air travellers looking for answers to Auckland Airport’s fuel crisis should be demanding the National Government come clean over its failure to secure fuel supply for the airport, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. More >>

National unravels on transport

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The release of extraordinary information showing that the East-West link could be the most expensive road in the world, at $327 million per kilometre, shows that National is fiscally reckless and out of ideas on transport, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson ... More >>

Labour to boost local policing, improve community safety

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will boost local policing by delivering 1,000 new frontline community-based police officers to deter and solve crime at the community level. More >>

 

 

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