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Labour will make renting a better option

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will provide greater security of tenure for renters, and build more state and social housing, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

What is McCully hiding?

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The fact that the Ombudsman has launched an investigation into why Murray McCully has refused to release documents relating to the Malaysian diplomat Muhammad Rizalman shows the double standards that exist around the releasing of documents publicly, ... More >>

At least 15 new taxes under National

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key is the last person to talk about creating taxes, presiding over a Government that has imposed at least 15 new taxes, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. More >>

Labour will strengthen New Zealand's democracy

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10:28 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will strengthen New Zealand's democracy A Labour Government will act quickly to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as one of the most open and least corrupt countries in the world, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “The health ... More >>

Local communities critical to Civil Defence

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will focus on empowering New Zealand communities to be resilient in Civil Defence disasters, says Labour’s Civil Defence spokesperson Clare Curran. More >>

Cunliffe: Letter to John Key and Commission of Inquiry TOR

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

[ The following is based on character recognition and may contain errors. Original document, with proposed terms of reference: Letter_to_John_Key_and_Commisison_of_Inquiry_TOR.pdf ] More >>

Labour looks to long-life passports, gambling harm review

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A return to 10 year passports and a review of gambling laws are highlights of Labour’s Internal Affairs policy released today. “More than 15,000 New Zealanders signed a petition calling on the Government to revert to the 10 year system for passports,” ... More >>

National changes CERA’s name plate

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National is admitting defeat with its Canterbury rebuild plans - now accepting Labour’s plan to wind back the role of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) but announcing nothing else to help Cantabrians, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. ... More >>

Rebuilding the New Zealand Defence Force

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will make it a priority to rebuild the capacity of the Defence Force to carry out the tasks expected of it, says Labour’s Defence Spokesperson Phil Goff. More >>

New motorway not fair to Mangere

Monday, 1 September 2014, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government is forcing through a multi-million dollar tunnel and a new motorway which will disrupt our local schools, disrupt people’s movements, disrupt people’s ability to cast their vote during an election period without consulting the Mangere ... More >>

David Cunliffe's speech to Canterbury Chamber of Commerce

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today I'm going to talk about our policy package to upgrade and grow our economy and how we turn that growth into a foundation for a decent and fair society. More >>

Rapid Transit to unclog Christchurch

Monday, 1 September 2014, 10:49 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will build a 21st century Rapid Transit system for Christchurch, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. More >>

Commission of Inquiry must have bipartisan support

Monday, 1 September 2014, 10:16 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party is drafting terms of reference for a Commission of Inquiry, Labour’s Shadow Attorney-General David Parker says. More >>

Labour's commitment to public broadcasting

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:03 am | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will set up a working group to re-establish a public service television station as part of our commitment to ensuring New Zealand has high quality free-to-air local content. More >>

A new deal for the conservation estate

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The health of our economy depends on New Zealand preserving and restoring our land, air, water and indigenous wildlife, says Labour’s Conservation spokesperson Ruth Dyson. More >>

Labour’s plan to end homelessness

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 11:35 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has a comprehensive approach to end homelessness starting with the provision of emergency housing for 1000 people each year and putting an end to slum conditions in boarding houses, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “Labour believes that homelessness ... More >>

Evidence against Judith Collins must be protected

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 11:18 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Evidence against Judith Collins must be protected Evidence crucial to any inquiry into actions by Judith Collins and other National ministers and staff must be protected from being destroyed, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “The State Services Commission ... More >>

Labour to foster Kiwi love of sport and the great outdoors

Friday, 29 August 2014, 4:07 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will promote physical activity, back our top athletes and help foster Kiwis’ love of the great outdoors by upgrading tramping and camping facilities. Trevor Mallard today released Labour’s sports and recreation policy which will ... More >>

Pacific languages recognised under Labour

Friday, 29 August 2014, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will act to recognise the five main Pacific languages in New Zealand including through the education system, said Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su’a William Sio. More >>

New poll puts more pressure on John Key

Friday, 29 August 2014, 9:25 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New poll puts more pressure on John Key John Key is under even more pressure to get rid of Judith Collins as a Minister after a new poll reveals more than 60 per cent of New Zealanders want her gone, Labour MP Grant Robertson says. More >>

 

 

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