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National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:53 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New Zealand’s economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:55 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood. More >>

GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 6:44 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, ... More >>

Tax cuts when kids go hungry

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass National’s campaign of tax cuts that give $400 million to the top 10 per cent of earners, at a time when 120 Kiwi kids every year are being hospitalised for malnutrition, shows ... More >>

Apologise now Jonathan

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. More >>

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash. ... More >>

National’s health report card shows need for new plan

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

From increased GP fees, to kids getting sick from cold homes, to denial of important surgeries, National’s underfunding of health has hurt Kiwi families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The fact that 9,500 Kiwis are waiting one and a half times longer than they should to get follow-up eye appointments is unacceptable and dangerous, says Labour’s Health Spokesperson . More >>

National has serious questions to answer over fuel crisis

Monday, 18 September 2017, 9:12 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Thousands of air travellers looking for answers to Auckland Airport’s fuel crisis should be demanding the National Government come clean over its failure to secure fuel supply for the airport, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. More >>

National unravels on transport

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The release of extraordinary information showing that the East-West link could be the most expensive road in the world, at $327 million per kilometre, shows that National is fiscally reckless and out of ideas on transport, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson ... More >>

Labour to boost local policing, improve community safety

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will boost local policing by delivering 1,000 new frontline community-based police officers to deter and solve crime at the community level. More >>

Saudi cover-up a perversion of democracy

Friday, 15 September 2017, 11:36 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government has been exposed as dishonest after it was revealed that they were wrong to claim they paid out $11 million dollars to a Saudi businessmen after legal advice, says Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Parker. More >>

Labour supporting Te Reo Māori in schools

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:56 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will support a future where New Zealanders from every background will have the ability to use Te Reo Māori in everyday conversations, says Labour’s Deputy Leader and Māori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More >>

Is National planning a secret fuel tax?

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:48 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Sources suggest National is considering a secret fuel tax to fund its controversial Roads of National Significance (RONS) programme, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Michael Wood. More >>

Labour’s plan for West Coast prosperity

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:38 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s regional development plan for the West Coast will build on its strengths in engineering and tourism, while delivering a much-needed upgrade to the Buller Hospital, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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