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Labour committed to fair and progressive tax system

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:24 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is committed to a tax system where everyone pays their fair share and where we start to address the imbalances that have fuelled the housing crisis, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson and Labour’s Revenue spokesperson Michael ... More >>

A challenge to Bill English

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:09 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Bill English should stop scaremongering about Labour’s charter school plans and front up to the students at Salisbury special school and explain why his Government continues to try and close their school, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris ... More >>

National’s tax cuts reckless and irresponsible

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

It is time for Bill English and Steven Joyce to stop the scaremongering and lies, and front up to New Zealanders about the impact of their tax cuts, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. More >>

Calculator Shows Labour’s Families Package Delivers

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has launched a new online calculator that show how much extra families with kids will get from Labour’s Families Package, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Strengthening NZ’s identity through media and film policy

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has today launched its media and film policy aimed at strengthening New Zealand’s identity and providing sustainability for the industry, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Labour’s Media & Film Policy Will Strenghthen NZ's Identity

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:13 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Strengthening New Zealand’s identity through Labour’s media and film policy Labour has today launched its media and film policy aimed at strengthening New Zealand’s identity and providing sustainability for the industry, says Leader of the Opposition ... More >>

Labour to invest in parents and babies

Monday, 11 September 2017, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will fund an additional 100 Plunket and Tamariki Ora nurses to increase the help available for vulnerable parents and babies, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Labour to build affordable homes in Hawke’s Bay

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:49 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will build a mix of 240 affordable KiwiBuild starter homes for first home buyers and state homes for families in need in Napier and Hastings, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Labour Pledges More for Whānau Ora

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:15 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will strengthen the oversight of Whānau Ora and provide an extra $20 million over four years to improve outcomes for whānau and families, says Labour’s Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis. More >>

National’s housing band aid

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:50 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Throwing subsidies at an under-supplied housing market is one last desperate bid by National to be seen to do something about the housing crisis, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

Nathan Guy - Out of Touch

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:33 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour candidate Rob McCann says he was shocked and disappointed when current Otaki MP Nathan Guy told a packed public meeting, hosted by the Otaki Rotary Club on Thursday, that there wasn’t a housing crisis, it was a housing boom. More >>

Ilam Labour Candidate Disappointed at Brownlee’s ‘No Show"

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 8:39 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Gerry Brownlee, National MP for Ilam, is declining invitations to debate issues facing the people of Ilam – and that’s extremely disappointing, according to Labour candidate Anthony Rimell. More >>

Labour’s 100 Day Plan

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Housing, families, education and environment top priorities in Labour’s 100 Day Plan Labour will take urgent action in its first 100 days in office to expand support for families and students, make rental homes warm and dry, find solutions to the ... More >>

Labour pledges to unlock funding for Te Hiku sports hub

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour pledges to unlock funding for Te Hiku sports hub project The Labour Government will inject nearly $3 million into the Te Hiku Sports Hub project, to help realise a much-needed health and recreational facility for the Far North, says Labour Deputy ... More >>

Labour’s plan to get job seekers into better work

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s plan to get job seekers into better work Labour will provide real support for people looking for work by increasing the amount of money someone can earn before their benefit begins to reduce, reinstating training incentives, and putting a renewed ... More >>

Labour sets strong target and plan for climate action

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:32 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will set a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and take the necessary steps to achieve it, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Are Education Cuts Missing in National’s Fiscal Plan?

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Labour Party

National needs to explain why its plans for cuts to school transport have not been announced in its fiscal plan, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. More >>

Joyce must come clean on Health and Education funding

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:21 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Steven Joyce needs to front up to New Zealanders and tell them whether he will fund health and education to meet increasing cost pressures, or risk seeing services cut and costs increase for parents, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. More >>

Labour backing forestry to grow

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:33 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will establish a new Forestry Service in Rotorua, to help grow the forestry sector and provide stability for investment in processing and manufacturing wood onshore, rather than exporting raw logs, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Housing crisis is National’s legacy

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Reports of tenants languishing in boarding houses for years because they cannot get a state house is yet more evidence National’s legacy is the housing crisis, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. More >>

   

 

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