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Urgent action needed on dirty rivers

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Our fresh water environment 2017 report re-confirms that we need urgent action to clean up our rivers. Meanwhile, National is standing by as our rivers get even more polluted, says Labour’s Environment spokesperson David Parker. More >>

Where there’s smoke and mirrors, there’s Steven Joyce

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Steven Joyce’s much vaunted pre-Budget speech is simply an underwhelming response to the infrastructure deficit National has created, says Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

Time to stamp out cold, mouldy rentals

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New figures show a small number of landlords are letting down the sector by renting cold, mouldy rentals. These houses need to be brought up to a decent standard for people to live in by Andrew Little’s Healthy Homes Bill, says Labour’s housing ... More >>

Baljit Kaur selected in Hunua

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Baljit Kaur has been selected as the Hunua Labour Party candidate in the 2017 General Election. More >>

Time for a fresh approach on immigration

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Latest figures showing another record year for immigration underlines the need for an urgent rethink on how this country can continue to absorb so many people, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More >>

Public meeting for Dunedin families affected by IDEA cuts

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A group of Dunedin families affected by cuts to IDEA Services will hold a public meeting on Wednesday to discuss their concerns, Dunedin South MP Clare Curran said today. More >>

And the band played on…

Monday, 24 April 2017, 2:38 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Making Amy Adams the Housing Minister five months out from the election is just the orchestra playing on as National’s Titanic housing crisis slips below the waves – along with the hopes and dreams of countless Kiwi families, says Labour’s Housing ... More >>

Hotel no place for children in care

Friday, 21 April 2017, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Revelations today that a young person under the care of the Ministry For Vulnerable Children was placed in a hotel is just plain wrong – and it isn’t a one-off, says Labour’s spokesperson for Children, Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Maybe not, Minister? Nick Smith’s housing measure suppressed

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:45 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Sir Humphrey: Minister, remember the Housing Affordability Measure work you asked us to prepare back in 2012? Well, it’s ready now. More >>

Many New Zealanders are worse off under National

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest inflation data from Statistics New Zealand shows that too many New Zealanders are now worse off under the National Government, said Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson More >>

Another emergency housing grant blow out

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 2:49 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Emergency housing grants data released today show another blow out in spending on putting homeless people up in motels, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

Families struggle as hardship grants increase

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The considerable increase in hardship grants shows that more and more Kiwi families are struggling to put food on the table and pay for basic schooling, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. More >>

Bring back the Mental Health Commission

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The People’s Mental Health Review is a much needed wake up call for the Government on mental health, says the Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

More tinkering, no leadership from Nats on immigration

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National’s latest tinkering with the immigration system is another attempt to create the appearance of action without actually doing anything meaningful, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

Suicide figures make for grim reading

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 11:52 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The 506 suspected suicides of Kiwis who have been in the care of mental health services in the last four years show that these services are under severe stress, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Pay equity deal a victory for determination and unions

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 9:51 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The pay equity settlement revealed today for around 55,000 low-paid workers was hard-won by a determined Kristine Bartlett backed by her union, up against sheer Government resistance to paying Kiwis their fair share, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More >>

Sam McDonald selected as Labour candidate in Tāmaki

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Sam McDonald has been selected as the Tāmaki Labour Party candidate in the 2017 General Election. More >>

DHB’s forced to make tough choices

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

David Clark MP for Dunedin North Health Assoc Finance MEDIA STATEMENT 13 April 2017 DHB’s forced to make tough choices The Minister of Health today admitted that the country’s District Health Boards were having to spend more than their ring fenced ... More >>

Brooke Loader selected as Labour’s candidate for Waikato

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Brooke Loader has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Waikato for the 2017 General Election. More >>

Nats break emergency housing pledge

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Despite National’s promises of 2,200 emergency housing beds, just 737 were provided in the March Quarter, an increase of only five from six months earlier, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

 

 

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