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David Cunliffe Defends New 'Best Start' Policy

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 11:56 am | Hamish Cardwell

At his regular press standup before Parliament sits this afternoon for the first time in 2014 Labour leader David Cunliffe defended Labour's new Best Start policy. More >>

Cunliffe “Underwhelmed” by Key's State of the Nation Speech

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 3:29 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Labour Leader David Cunliffe said he was “underwhelmed” by Prime Minister John Key's State of the Nation speech today. More >>

John Banks to Step Down as ACT Leader, MP for Epsom

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:22 pm | Hamish Cardwell

John Banks will step down as ACT Party Leader, and will not contest the Epsom electorate in the 2014 general election. At a press conference in Wellington today Mr Banks said he would stay on as representative for Epsom until the election, and will remain ... More >>

David Cunliffe: Chch By-Election | Chorus | GCSB

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 11:54 am | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly pre-caucus standup Labour leader David Cunliffe introduced Christchurch by-election winner Poto Williams, accused Telecommunications minister Amy Adams of “backtracking” over the release of an independent assessment of Chorus copper ... More >>

PM Press Conference – ACC Levies Fall | Chorus | Snowden

Monday, 2 December 2013, 5:37 pm | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly post cabinet press conference Prime Minister John Key announced ACC levy reductions for worker and employers, discussed the independent report on Chorus copper pricing due on Thursday, and said the GCSB did not collect wholesale metadata ... More >>

PM Press Conference: GCSB | Asset Sales Referendum | Meth

Monday, 25 November 2013, 5:42 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Prime Minister John Key calls the asset sales referendum a “$9 million political stunt, says he is comfortable with the behavior of the GCSB and announces $3 million to combat P. More >>

David Cunliffe: Labour to Compensate Pike River Families

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 11:36 am | Hamish Cardwell

Labour has announced it will pay compensation to the families of miners killed in an explosion at the Pike River mine, and said there had been a “moral failure” by the Government which had left “families in the lurch”. More >>

David Cunliffe: Waitangi Tribunal Decision on Genesis Energy

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 11:31 am | Hamish Cardwell

David Cunliffe said he agreed with a Waitangi Tribunal decision due today which states Tongariro Iwi never relinquished ownership of water in the area. Mr Cunliffe this finding would affect the sale of Genesis Energy, and that all asset sales should ... More >>

John Key – Drink Driving Limit Dropped | Roast Busters

Monday, 4 November 2013, 5:02 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Prime Minister John Key discussed new legislation to lower the legal alcohol limit while driving from 80 to 50 milligrams, his disgust at the “Roast Busters”, and was giving nothing away about the timing of the general election and royal visits ... More >>

David Cunliffe: Kohanga Reo Trust | Euthanasia | LVRs

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 11:48 am | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly pre-caucus press conference in Wellington Labour leader David Cunliffe answered questions about allegations of the misuse of credit cards by a subsidiary of the Kohanga Reo Trust, the Reserve Bank's LVRs coming into effect, and a call ... More >>

Metiria Turei's speech to the CTU Conference

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 12:06 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei's speech to the CTU Conference - 10 October 2013 - Full Video, Audio and Pics More >>

Helen Kelly's Speech to CTU on “Insecure” Work in NZ

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 3:26 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Thirty percent of New Zealand workers are “under pressure” and in insecure work according to a report from the Council of Trade Unions. More >>

PM Press Conference – APEC | LVR Changes | Tony Abbott

Monday, 30 September 2013, 5:56 pm | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister John Key discussed the upcoming APEC summit in Bali, the Reserve Bank's LVR changes, and his meeting with new Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday. More >>

David Cunliffe: LVR – 1st Home Buyers | DoC Dam Submission

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 11:51 am | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly pre-caucus press standup Labour leader David Cunliffe answered questions about ASB Bank's decision to cease pre-approving loans to people with low deposits, and said Nick Smith had some explaining to do over the Department of Conservation's ... More >>

New Labour Shadow Cabinet Announced

Monday, 23 September 2013, 4:20 pm | Hamish Cardwell

There were few changes, with Shane Jones, Grant Robertson and David Parker part of a new "beefed-up" economic team. More >>

David Cunliffe New Labour Leader

Sunday, 15 September 2013, 4:05 pm | Hamish Cardwell

David Cunliffe is the new Labour Party leader taking 51.15 percent of the vote, ahead of Grant Robertson with on 32.97 and Shane Jones on 20.59. More >>

PM Press Conference – Syria | Living Wage | Asset Sales

Monday, 2 September 2013, 4:39 pm | Hamish Cardwell

He said New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully had had talks with United States Secretary of State John Kerry over the weekend, during which, Mr Kerry had asked for New Zealand's moral support in any military interventions in Syria. More >>

Labour Announce Election Process Details

Friday, 23 August 2013, 1:07 pm | Hamish Cardwell

Labour has announced details of the process to replace David Shearer who resigned yesterday. Party president Moira Coatsworth told reporters at a press conference at Labour headquarters in Wellington that the leadership elections were a historic ... More >>

David Shearer - Spy Bill SOP at Committee Stage

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 11:57 am | Hamish Cardwell

Mr Shearer said he would be putting up a Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) in Parliament today as the Government Communication Security Bureau Amendment Bill returns to the committee stage before its third and final reading tomorrow. More >>

Prime Minister on Fonterra | David Henry Inquiry | GCSB

Monday, 5 August 2013, 6:42 pm | Hamish Cardwell

At his weekly post cabinet press conference Prime Minister John Key answered questions about the Fonterra botulism contamination scare as well as the release of Peter Dunne and Fairfax journalist Andrea Vance's emails during the Henry inquiry into the leak ... More >>





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