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Organised crime getting easy ride under National

Monday, 16 January 2017, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Under-resourcing from the National-led Government is seriously undermining the Police’s ability to combat organised crime, says Labour’s Police spokesperson Stuart Nash. More >>

Wages and housing keys to fixing inequality

Monday, 16 January 2017, 10:38 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Better wages and restoring the Kiwi dream of homeownership are fundamental to reducing inequality, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

Romy Udanga Labour’s candidate in North Shore

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Romy Udanga has been selected as the North Shore Labour Party candidate for the 2017 General Election. More >>

Time for a New Year’s good turn – drop gift card expiry date

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

14 January 2017 Time for a New Year’s good turn – drop gift card expiry dates More >>

Mangere welcomes home Joseph Parker

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The people of Māngere are holding a "Welcome Home Champ" event for newly crowned WBO Heavyweight Boxing Champ Lupesoliai Laauli Joseph Parker this Saturday 14 January 10am at the Māngere Town Centre. More >>

One nomination received for Labour’s Mt Albert candidate

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

At the close of nominations at 5pm today, Jacinda Ardern was the sole nomination received for the position of Labour’s candidate for the Mt Albert by-election, says Labour General Secretary, Andrew Kirton. More >>

Motorcyclists deserve safety they’ve paid for

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Motorcyclists deserve an explanation from the Government about why just one fifth of the money they have been charged has been spent on safety while the carnage continues on the roads, says Labour’s ACC and Transport Spokesperson Sue Moroney. More >>

Cross-party approach needed as homeownership hits new low

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 11:40 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New data showing homeownership has hit a record low shows the need for political parties to come together to enact Labour’s KiwiBuild and Healthy Home Bills, which are currently before Parliament, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

Candidate: Southern Response Wrongly Withheld Refunds

Monday, 9 January 2017, 9:40 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds. More >>

New year, same old story for underfunded health

Saturday, 7 January 2017, 6:45 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New year, same old story for underfunded health While the New Year often heralds resolutions to improve, the industrial strife currently wracking ambulance workers shows the Government has little interest in properly investing in the health sector, ... More >>

Government’s EV charge runs flat

Friday, 6 January 2017, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Government’s EV charge runs flat New figures obtained by Labour show that the National Government has left the handbrake on over its purchasing of electric vehicles, with less than 0.4 per cent of its All-Of-Government Panel purchases being EVs since ... More >>

Keep road police numbers up, says Labour

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Labour Party

After an increase in this year's Christmas holiday road toll by nearly 40 per cent, now is not the time to cut road policing numbers says Labour's Police spokesperson Stuart Nash. More >>

National should review safer road strategy

Saturday, 31 December 2016, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National should review safer road strategy National needs to urgently review its “Safer Journeys” road safety strategy with the road toll increasing for the third year in a row making 2016 the deadliest year on New Zealand roads for six years, ... More >>

Time for truth on petrol prices

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 11:28 am | New Zealand Labour Party

If you drew breath after filling up your tank and forking over a lot of hard earned dollars, you have every reason to feel annoyed, says Labour's Energy Spokesman Stuart Nash. More >>

Opportunity for new Minister to stamp her mark

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 11:52 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Opportunity for new Minister to stamp her mark New Energy Minister Judith Collins must stamp her mark on the petrol retail sector by sending a very clear message that she will not tolerate any form of monopolistic behaviour that could end up costing ... More >>

More Maori Land Service wānanga meaningless

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 11:50 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell’s announcement just before Christmas of further wānanga on the proposed Maori Land Service (MLS) is premature and meaningless when the MLS still has no confirmed business case, says Labour’s Ikaroa-Rāwhiti ... More >>

Green Party decision on Mt Albert by-election

Friday, 23 December 2016, 10:19 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is relaxed about the Green Party’s announcement that they will stand a candidate in the Mt Albert by-election, says Labour’s 2017 Campaign Manager, Andrew Kirton. “We’re relaxed because Labour and the Greens share similar views about how the ... More >>

Bill English turns ‘Think Big’ into ‘Think Backwards’

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today’s announcement that KiwiRail will ditch electric locomotives for diesel ones to haul freight in the central North Island shows a Government going backwards in its thinking, says Labour’s Transport Spokesperson Sue Moroney. More >>

Public pressure forces RMA flip flop

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 9:48 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is pleased that the Māori Party have bowed to public pressure and are now reconsidering their support of National’s shambolic Resource Legislation Amendment (RLA) Bill, says Labour’s Local Government spokesperson Meka Whaitiri. More >>

National no-show gutless, but Labour is ready

Monday, 19 December 2016, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is ready and keen to talk about the problems facing electors in Mt Albert despite the gutless decision of Bill English not to front a National candidate there, says Labour Deputy Leader Annette King. More >>

 

 

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