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Labour Selects Afnan Al-Rubayee As Lambton Ward Candidate

Monday, 4 April 2022, 5:24 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected former refugee Afnan Al-Rubayee as its candidate for the Lambton Ward in the 2022 Wellington City Council elections. Al-Rubayee is a Senior Adviser in the public sector and holds a number of community leadership roles including ... More >>

Louisa Wall Resigns From Parliament

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Louisa Wall has today confirmed her intention to resign from parliament, drawing to a close a significant 14 year parliamentary term. First elected in 2008 as a Labour List MP, she also held the seat of Manurewa from 2011 to 2020. During her time in ... More >>

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern: Speech To 2021 Labour Party Conference

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Kei aku nui, kei aku rahi, tena koutou katoa I’m going to start with something that I never thought I would say at a Labour Party conference. I miss remits. I miss remits, because they are indicative of something else that I know we have all missed ... More >>

Arena Williams MP Vaccinated At Manurewa Marae As A Carer For Kaumātua

Friday, 16 April 2021, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

MP for Manurewa Arena Williams is feeling happy and relieved after receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Manurewa Marae this morning with her 88 year old father, veteran broadcaster Haare Williams. Haare and Arena hope to encourage ... More >>

New Caucus Co-chairs Reaffirm Labour Commitment To Māori

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

MP for Te Tai Tonga, Rino Tirikatene and MP for Northland, Willow-Jean Prime were this morning unanimously elected as new co-chairs of the Labour Māori Caucus. More >>

Labour Appoints Rob Salmond As General Secretary

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 2:34 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party has appointed Rob Salmond as its new General Secretary today, says Labour President Claire Szabó. The appointment comes after a unanimous vote of Labour’s New Zealand Council. "At a time when Labour is enjoying historic ... More >>

Cooperation Agreement Between The NZ Labour Party And The Green Party Of Aotearoa NZ

Saturday, 31 October 2020, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Preamble 1. The Green Party commits to supporting the Labour Government to provide stable government for the term of the 53rd Parliament. The parties commit to working in the best interests of New Zealand and New Zealanders, working to honour Te Tiriti ... More >>

Labour Manifesto Prioritises Plan For Recovery

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party Manifesto sets the ongoing COVID recovery as the top priority for Government. More >>

Jacinda Ardern Speech To Wellington Labour Party Rally

Monday, 12 October 2020, 5:58 am | New Zealand Labour Party

E ngā mana E ngā reo E ngā tangata whenua o Te Whanganui-a-Tara, tēnā koutou E tika ana te korero Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi He toa takitini kē Nō rēira tātou e huihui mai nei Ka Hoake Tonu Tātou I want you to imagine the year 2030. ... More >>

Labour Will Boost Rural Connectivity

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

New $60 million infrastructure fund for capacity and backhaul upgrades to boost connectivity $10 million for radio spectrum for rural connectivity Digital connectivity is more important than ever as New Zealand makes a successful economic recovery from ... More >>

Law And Order Reform Focused On Wellbeing

Friday, 9 October 2020, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The long-term project to reduce offending and improve rehabilitation will continue under Labour with a commitment to keep our communities safe through smarter law and order initiatives. More >>

Labour Commits To Stronger Protection For Our Native Kauri

Friday, 9 October 2020, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will protect our iconic native kauri by rolling out a National Pest Management Plan, the strongest form of protection under the Biosecurity Act, to combat kauri dieback disease. More >>

Labour’s Next Steps To Reduce Climate Emissions

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will phase out fossil fuels in process heat by preventing installation of new low and medium temperature coal-fired boilers Decarbonise the public transport bus fleet by 2035 Support agricultural climate change research programmes Labour ... More >>

Leaked Email Reveals Chaos In National

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 10:37 am | New Zealand Labour Party

A leaked email from National MP Denise Lee which reveals Judith Collins made up on the hoof a policy to review the Auckland Council and labelled it a "highly problematic idea", a "nightmare" and "another working group", ... More >>

Over $7 Billion Of Infrastructure Investment In The South Island Key To Labour’s Economic Plan

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 8:36 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Jacinda Ardern Labour Leader MP for Mt Albert Grant Robertson Finance spokesperson The Labour Party will continue to build on its strong record of investment in infrastructure in the South Island to create economic stimulus and jobs. “The impacts of COVID-19 ... More >>

Labour Takes Pride In Rainbow Policies

Monday, 5 October 2020, 6:18 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Ban conversion therapy Invest $4 million in existing Rainbow youth mental health services Ensure healthcare is responsive to the needs of trans, intersex and gender diverse people Work with schools to provide gender neutral bathrooms Review adoption ... More >>

National’s Reckless Housing Policy Will Take New Zealand Backwards

Monday, 5 October 2020, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National’s promises on housing will take New Zealand back to the 1990s, says Labour Housing Spokesperson Megan Woods. “National commitments to sell off state houses, remove restrictions on property speculation, and roll back protections for tenants ... More >>

National-ACT Botched Budget A Risk To Recovery

Monday, 5 October 2020, 11:32 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Reports today that ACT has joined National in having major mistakes and gaps in its alternative Budget highlights how unprepared the Opposition is for Government and the risks that a National-ACT coalition would pose to New Zealand’s economic recovery, ... More >>

Healthy Homes And Hearts In Rheumatic Fever Initiative

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Expand the Healthy Homes initiative for housing basics like heaters, curtains, bedding and floor covering Strengthen healthy home compliance and enforcement efforts by Tenancy Services A national register to actively track and treat rheumatic fever ... More >>

Now’s Not The Time To Slow Down, Let’s Keep Moving - Labour Launches New TV Ad

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has launched a new television ad for the final two weeks of the 2020 campaign, highlighting New Zealand’s successful fight against COVID-19 and the progress that is at stake in this election, Labour Campaign Chair Megan Woods says. “With early ... More >>