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Jacinda Ardern: 2019 Labour Party Conference

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:02 am | New Zealand Labour Party

As I look around the world, I can see why people ask that question. Our world feels so fractured. Views feel much more entrenched and people more tribal. Politics at times no longer feels like a place for debate and dialogue, but a place for dissent ... More >>

Kelvin Davis: 2019 Labour Party Conference

Monday, 2 December 2019, 9:58 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Everyone has a story. And right now, our party, our government is writing its own story. A story that will last the ages. A story that starts something like this More >>

Supporting Youth Futures and Southland’s Manufacturing Base

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 11:13 am | New Zealand Labour Party

“As an Invercargill based List MP, I’m delighted with today’s announcements” said Dr Liz Craig, “not only because the Provincial Growth Fund will be investing a further $4 million into the Southland economy, but also because of the synergies ... More >>

Labour selects Dr Tracey McLellan for Banks Peninsula seat

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:59 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected NZ Nurses Organization organiser and former academic Dr Tracey McLellan to contest the Banks Peninsula seat at the 2020 general election. More >>

Rachel Boyack Labour’s 2020 candidate for Nelson

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:04 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Rachel Boyack was confirmed as the Labour Party candidate for Nelson for the 2020 General Election at a meeting of Party members held in Nelson tonight More >>

New Labour MPs to deliver Dame Dorothy Fraser Lecture

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The eighth annual Dame Dorothy Fraser Lecture will be delivered in Dunedin tonight by up and coming Labour women MPs (from the 2017 intake) Deborah Russell – MP for New Lynn,  Liz Craig, List MP based in Invercargill,  Kiri Allan – List MP ... More >>

Statement from Nigel Haworth: Resigning as Labour President

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“I’ve come to the conclusion that regardless of the outcome of the appeal process into complaints about a Party member, fresh leadership will be required to take forward any recommendations from that process. More >>

Jacinda Ardern accepts Labour Party President resignation

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“In the last 48 hours I have read incredibly distressing reports of an alleged sexual assault involving members of the Labour Party,” Jacinda Ardern said. More >>

Statement from Labour Party President regarding allegations

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“The serious allegation of a sexual assault, outlined in The SpinOff article and in other media, was not provided to the President and Acting General Secretary at a meeting in the Wellington Central Library or subsequently to the Labour Party Investigation ... More >>

Labour Party to establish independent appeal process

Monday, 12 August 2019, 7:59 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party National Council has determined that the parties in the recently publicised investigation into alleged actions by a party member can appeal, if they choose to, the findings of the original investigation. More >>

Ensuring Midwifery Cover for Urgent Births

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Today the Health Select Committee released its report on Hamish Walker’s petition, which asked the House of Representatives to urge the Southern DHB to keep Lumsden Maternity as a primary birthing unit. More >>

Announcement on Telford a Vote of Confidence in Southland

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“Today’s announcement that the Government will invest $4.7 million in Telford is a vote of confidence in both Southland and SIT” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig. More >>

Having our say in Southland’s Vocational Education

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“SIT is incredibly important to us here in Southland” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig “as is having our say in what happens with vocational education and training locally. That’s why, in coming days, I’ll be continuing to talk ... More >>

Sustainable midwifery services in Northern Southland

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“It’s absolutely essential that Northern Southland women have access to high quality maternity services” said Invercargill based Labour MP Liz Craig “and I share the local community’s concerns that Lumsden’s primary birthing unit was ... More >>

Labour's Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council Candidates

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 10:20 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected Manurewa business owner Ilango Krishnamoorthy and economist and former Labour cabinet minister Peter Neilson as our two candidates to contest the Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council positions for this year’s local body elections, ... More >>

Waimakariri LEC hosts Health Minister, Dr David Clark

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

On Thursday 13 June, Waimakariri Labour Electrorate Committee (LEC) hosted Dr David Clark, Health Minister for an update on the Governents progress on mental health support for the people of North Canterbury. More >>

Labour’s Wellington City Council candidates launch campaign

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour's team running for Wellington City Council will launch their campaigns alongside Justin Lester's mayoral campaign launch today. Labour is contesting each of the five wards as well as the Mayoralty in October's local government elections, and will ... More >>

South Dunedin hub site announcement

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Thirty years since the community asked for it and 18 months since the establishment of a pop-up library/community hub, it is indeed great news that a site has been secured for a permanent home for the South Dunedin community hub, Dunedin South MP Clare ... More >>

Labour MP’s Bill ensures better banking practice

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:49 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour MP Kieran McAnulty today lodged a Member’s Bill to strengthen banks’ responsibilities to their customers, including a requirement to agree clear rules before banks close down branches. More >>

Greg O’Connor disappointed at plans to close Kiwibank Branch

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

“Today’s announcement that Kiwibank is closing its Johnsonville branch is very disappointing and will be a real blow to the Johnsonville community and surrounding areas,” says Greg O’Connor, MP for Ōhāriu. More >>

 

 

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