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Labour Calls On Government To Give Visas To Kiwis’ Families Stuck In Gaza

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s immigration spokesperson Phil Twyford is calling on the Government to follow the example of Australia and help New Zealanders’ close family members stuck in Gaza to escape and take shelter here. New Zealander Alya Hammad has written to ... More >>

Labour Team Ready To Take On The Coalition Of Chaos

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 10:51 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s strong line-up for the 54th Parliament brings experience and energy to the job of Opposition. There are six women and four men in the top 10, it is a diverse line-up and the front bench includes portfolios like climate change and children. ... More >>

Labour Party Calls For Immediate Ceasefire

Sunday, 19 November 2023, 9:22 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party is urgently calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel to put a halt to the appalling attacks and violence, so that a journey to a lasting peace can begin, Labour Leader Chris Hipkins said. “Along with other New Zealanders ... More >>

Labour Caucus Confirms Leadership

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Caucus met today and confirmed that Chris Hipkins would remain Labour Leader, and Carmel Sepuloni would take over as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party. Kelvin Davis chose not to seek the deputy leadership role, and Carmel Sepuloni was ... More >>

Experienced Labour Team Core Of Formidable Opposition

Friday, 3 November 2023, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A 34-strong Labour Caucus has been confirmed with the final 2023 General Election result received today. “The new Labour team will be a formidable Opposition, who will proudly stand on the Government’s record over the past six years and hold ... More >>

Andrew Little To Retire From Politics

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s Andrew Little will not take up his List seat for the 54th Parliament and will retire from politics. “I’m grateful for the opportunities my country and party have given me to serve the community,” Andrew Little said. “With the ... More >>

Vote With Your Values - Too Much At Risk From National’s Cuts

Friday, 13 October 2023, 10:15 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour leader Chris Hipkins is urging New Zealanders to vote with their values on the final two days of polling and party vote Labour to protect what matters to them and their families. More >>

Chris Hipkins’ Speech At Nga Whare Waatea Marae

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 10:10 am | New Zealand Labour Party

  E ngā mana, e ngā reo, rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou. Te whare e tū nei, Ngā Whare Waatea Te papa e takoto nei, takoto. Ki ngā mana whenua Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa (I want to acknowledge everyone gathered ... More >>

If National Wins, Our Climate And Economy Loses

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:46 am | New Zealand Labour Party

A report out today showing the number of extreme weather events in New Zealand will double highlights the risk of a change of Government that plans to turn its back on climate change, Labour Leader Chris Hipkins says. Our Atmosphere and Climate 2023 ... More >>

If National Wins, Children In Poverty Will Lose

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 10:32 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Christopher Luxon’s failure to answer questions about whether those who receive benefits will be worse off under his policies off while landlords are set to gain millions, is because he knows it’s true, Labour Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson ... More >>

ACT Adds To Coalition Of Chaos’ Meltdown

Monday, 9 October 2023, 9:31 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The coalition of chaos’ meltdown days out from the election has accelerated with David Seymour repeating his threat to destabilise a possible future Government by sitting on the cross benches and voting issue by issue, Grant Robertson says. It’s ... More >>

National In Meltdown As Winston Gamble Backfires

Sunday, 8 October 2023, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National's campaign is in meltdown as their tax scam is exposed and their Winston Peters gamble has backfired. “National's campaign is falling apart and Christopher Luxon's bad judgement has been sorely exposed," Grant Robertson said. "They ... More >>

Brutal Rates Rises Under National

Friday, 6 October 2023, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National will leave ratepayers footing the bill of upgrading critical water services infrastructure to ratepayers and leave already struggling councils with eyewatering costs, says Labour Local Government spokesperson Kieran McAnulty. “Since 2021, ... More >>

National Tax Scam Revealed: 99 Percent Of Kiwi Households Won’t Get $250 Per Fortnight

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 10:22 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New analysis showing only 3000 households would receive the $250 a fortnight that National has been widely touting in their advertising is further evidence their tax policy is a scam. “99 percent of Kiwi households won’t get $250 a fortnight despite ... More >>

National’s Tax Plan Likely To Push Up Kiwis’ Mortgage Rates

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:57 am | New Zealand Labour Party

New analysis that warns National’s tax cuts risk pushing Kiwis’ mortgage interest rates higher is further evidence that Christopher Luxon’s plans will actually leave many households worse off, Labour Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson says. “Many ... More >>

Christopher Luxon Will Put More Kids In Poverty

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:30 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party is challenging Christopher Luxon to set out how National will achieve legally set child poverty reduction targets, given his cuts to benefits will see someone looking for a job who has children $50 a week worse off. “It’s an absolute ... More >>

Support For New Retailers To Increase Supermarket Competition

Monday, 2 October 2023, 11:17 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will assist new retailers to set up business in New Zealand as part of its drive to cut the price of groceries and increase competition. “We know that it’s tough right now for many people, and the high cost of food isn’t helping,” Commerce ... More >>

Two Million Free Hours Of Maths And Literacy Catch Up

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Intermediate and secondary school students will have access to two million free tutoring sessions to help lift maths and literacy achievement A maths and literacy training fund for all primary and intermediate teachers More funding to help young ... More >>

National’s water U-turn will drive up New Zealanders’ rates bills

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The National Party’s U-turn on water reform has left local councils high and dry and will drive up Kiwi’s rates bills, Labour Party Local Government Spokesperson Kieran McAnulty says. “The National Party said they’ll repeal Affordable Water ... More >>

National’s Plan Means More Cuts, More Kids In Poverty

Friday, 29 September 2023, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National’s fiscal plan has failed to fill the massive fiscal hole in its dodgy tax scheme, it will mean more cuts to public services, more children being put into poverty and an end to action on climate change. “National’s fiscal plan was the ... More >>





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