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Whanau Ora Model Argues Case for Change

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 9:37 am | New Zealand Labour Party

“Social Investment has to provide a meaningful measure to reduce disparity to create social and economic advantage for our most challenging whanau” said Labour Whanau Ora Spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta. More >>

Statement regarding the international volunteer programme

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Statement regarding the international volunteer programme Over the past week, Labour Party Head Office has been in Auckland sorting out the international volunteer programme. In the course of that work we have become aware that two individuals may not have ... More >>

Typhoid report shows health officials under the hammer

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A chaotic picture has emerged around the response of Auckland public health officials to this year’s typhoid outbreak, says Aupito William Sio Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesman. More >>

English must be upfront about involvement in Barclay scandal

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English’s explanations that he was on the periphery of the long running employment dispute involving Todd Barclay don’t stack up, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More >>

New Documents Confirm EQC Inquiry Needed

Monday, 26 June 2017, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

That from Christchurch lawyer Dr Duncan Webb after documents released under the Official Information Act show that Southern Response is to step in and take over EQC’s botched repairs of AMI insured houses. More >>

With friends like Hone, who needs enemies?

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

With less than three months until the election, Hone Harawira has delivered another blow to the Māori Party’s flagship policy of Te Ture Whenua Māori reform and the already unstable MANA-Maori Party alliance, says Ikaroa-Rāwhiti MP Meka Whaitiri. More >>

Labour will not resile from royalties

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour believes cleaning up our rivers so that they are clean enough to swim in is the most important freshwater issue for this election, but that it is also fair that a royalty should be charged where public water is used in large quantities for private ... More >>

Shifty Bill jumps the shark

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 11:47 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Shifty Bill jumps the shark Bill English's claim today that it has never been established that Todd Barclay's recordings of his staff took place is bizarre and shows a complete lack of honesty and leadership, says Labour’s MP for Wellington Central Grant Robertson. ... More >>

Te Ture Whenua – gone by lunchtime?

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:43 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has to front up about yesterday’s mysterious withdrawal of Te Ture Whenua Bill from Parliament’s order paper, says Labour’s Ikaroa Rawhiti MP Meka Whaitiri. More >>

Bill English ignorance of law beggars belief

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

For Bill English to claim he and others in the National Party didn’t realise the law may have been broken in the Todd Barclay taping scandal is simply not credible, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

Government ignored advice on Pacific people’s superannuation

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:34 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government ignored advice from the Ministry of Peoples that raising the Superannuation age of eligibility would have a ‘disproportionately high impact’ on Pacific people, says Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson Aupito William Sio. More >>

Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement Bill English's attempt to restore his damaged credibility over the Todd Barclay affair has backfired after his claim to have "reported" Mr Barclay's actions to Police has proven not to be ... More >>

This ‘technical error’ is hurting big time

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Jonathan Coleman cannot resort to his ongoing litany that the Ministry of Health’s $38 million budget blunder is an error on paper only, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Labour to invest in public transport for Greater Christchurc

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 11:04 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will commit $100m in capital investment for public transport in Greater Christchurch, including commuter rail from Rolleston to the CBD, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

English fails the character test over Barclay

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

English fails the character test over Barclay Bill English is hoping this scandal will go away, but he is still dodging important questions over his role in covering up for Todd Barclay, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Throughout this ... More >>

Government must apologise for Christchurch schools stuff-up

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Government must apologise for Christchurch schools stuff-up The Ombudsman’s findings that the Ministry of Education botched the reorganisation of Christchurch schools after the 2011 earthquake are damning for an under-fire National Government, says ... More >>

Come on – come clean Minister

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:32 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Jonathan Coleman has to come clean on why he is sitting on a report that looks at the Ministry of Health’s performance, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

PM’s leadership in question over Barclay affair

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

PM’s leadership in question over Barclay affair The Prime Minister must belatedly show some leadership and compel Todd Barclay to front up to the Police, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. “Twice today Bill English has been found wanting in this ... More >>

Another memory lapse by Coleman?

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:57 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Minister of Health ‘couldn’t recall’ whether the Director General of Health Chai Chuah offered his resignation over the Budget funding fiasco involving the country’s District Health Boards, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Bill English needs to come clean over Barclay

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:22 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English needs to explain why he failed to be upfront with the public over the actions of Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay, following revelations that he knew about the secretly recorded conversations in the MP’s electorate office, says Labour ... More >>

 

 

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