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Statement from Nigel Haworth: Resigning as Labour President

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“I’ve come to the conclusion that regardless of the outcome of the appeal process into complaints about a Party member, fresh leadership will be required to take forward any recommendations from that process. More >>

Jacinda Ardern accepts Labour Party President resignation

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“In the last 48 hours I have read incredibly distressing reports of an alleged sexual assault involving members of the Labour Party,” Jacinda Ardern said. More >>

Statement from Labour Party President regarding allegations

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“The serious allegation of a sexual assault, outlined in The SpinOff article and in other media, was not provided to the President and Acting General Secretary at a meeting in the Wellington Central Library or subsequently to the Labour Party Investigation ... More >>

Labour Party to establish independent appeal process

Monday, 12 August 2019, 7:59 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party National Council has determined that the parties in the recently publicised investigation into alleged actions by a party member can appeal, if they choose to, the findings of the original investigation. More >>

Ensuring Midwifery Cover for Urgent Births

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today the Health Select Committee released its report on Hamish Walker’s petition, which asked the House of Representatives to urge the Southern DHB to keep Lumsden Maternity as a primary birthing unit. More >>

Announcement on Telford a Vote of Confidence in Southland

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“Today’s announcement that the Government will invest $4.7 million in Telford is a vote of confidence in both Southland and SIT” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig. More >>

Having our say in Southland’s Vocational Education

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“SIT is incredibly important to us here in Southland” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig “as is having our say in what happens with vocational education and training locally. That’s why, in coming days, I’ll be continuing to talk ... More >>

Sustainable midwifery services in Northern Southland

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“It’s absolutely essential that Northern Southland women have access to high quality maternity services” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig “and I share the local community’s concerns that Lumsden’s primary birthing unit was ... More >>

Labour's Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council Candidates

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 10:20 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected Manurewa business owner Ilango Krishnamoorthy and economist and former Labour cabinet minister Peter Neilson as our two candidates to contest the Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council positions for this year’s local body elections, ... More >>

Waimakariri LEC hosts Health Minister, Dr David Clark

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

On Thursday 13 June, Waimakariri Labour Electrorate Committee (LEC) hosted Dr David Clark, Health Minister for an update on the Governents progress on mental health support for the people of North Canterbury. More >>

Labour’s Wellington City Council candidates launch campaign

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour's team running for Wellington City Council will launch their campaigns alongside Justin Lester's mayoral campaign launch today. Labour is contesting each of the five wards as well as the Mayoralty in October's local government elections, and will ... More >>

South Dunedin hub site announcement

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Thirty years since the community asked for it and 18 months since the establishment of a pop-up library/community hub, it is indeed great news that a site has been secured for a permanent home for the South Dunedin community hub, Dunedin South MP Clare ... More >>

Labour MP’s Bill ensures better banking practice

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:49 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour MP Kieran McAnulty today lodged a Member’s Bill to strengthen banks’ responsibilities to their customers, including a requirement to agree clear rules before banks close down branches. More >>

Greg O’Connor disappointed at plans to close Kiwibank Branch

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“Today’s announcement that Kiwibank is closing its Johnsonville branch is very disappointing and will be a real blow to the Johnsonville community and surrounding areas,” says Greg O’Connor, MP for Ōhāriu. More >>

Community Coalition Calls for Restoration of Bus Route

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:55 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The 312 Hub, award-winning local hip hop group SWIDT, locally-based Labour MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan and local Councillor Jo Bartley are calling on Auckland Transport (AT) to reinstate the 312 bus route. More >>

Grant Robertson – speech to Labour Party Conference

Saturday, 3 November 2018, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

It is my absolute honour to speak to you today, not just once again as Labour's Finance Spokesperson, but this time as the Minister of Finance. More >>

Labour Party General Secretary appointed

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party is pleased to announce that Andre Anderson has accepted the position of General Secretary and will be taking up his new role in early November. More >>

Rimutaka’s Youth MP announced

Monday, 22 October 2018, 6:40 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Rimutaka’s Local MP Chris Hipkins is pleased to announce that Christian Dennison MP will represent the electorate at Youth Parliament next year. More >>

Statement from Meka Whaitiri

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“I welcome the public release of the official investigation report and the associated information,” Meka Whaitiri said. More >>

Labour MP accepts conversion therapy petition

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour MP Marja Lubeck today accepted a petition calling for an end to so-called conversion therapy in New Zealand. More >>



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