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Proposed Hamilton-Auckland Rapid Rail Will Be A Significant Boost For Waikato River Towns

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 5:14 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s Waikato electorate candidate, Kerrin Leoni, has hailed today’s announcement of detailed planning work for a high-speed rail service between Hamilton and Auckland as a “game changer for northern Waikato River towns like Huntly and Ngaruawahia.” ... More >>

Speech: Ardern - Let’s Keep Moving - 2020 Election Campaign Launch

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

E ngā mana e ngā reo Ngāti whātua ngā mana whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau, e tika te kōrero Ehara taku toa he toa (taki tahi) he toa (taki tini) No rēira tātou e huihui mai nei, ka ‘Hoake tonu tātou’ Thank you for that welcome. And thank ... More >>

Labour Backs Businesses To Hire 40,000 New Zealanders

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

  · Business subsidy of on average $7500, and up to $22,000, to hire unemployed New Zealanders · Up to 40,000 jobs to be supported by $311 million investment in keeping New Zealanders off the unemployment benefit · Ring-fenced fund to help unemployed ... More >>

Powhiri At Manurewa Marae | Arena Williams, Labour Candidate for Manurewa

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 5:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Arena Williams, Labour’s candidate for Manurewa, was formally welcomed to the Manurewa Marae today by Chairman Rangi McLean. A pōwhiri onto Manurewa Marae was held for Williams, her family, and Labour Party supporters. A crowd of almost 100 ... More >>

National's Transport Plans An Uncosted, Unfunded Shambles

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Confirmation that National hasn’t even costed the centre-piece of its transport announcement yesterday is a further sign of the shambles in the Opposition, and raises serious questions about National’s competence,” Finance Minister Grant Robertson ... More >>

Speech: Ardern Labour Party Congress 2020

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Tena koutou katoa Nga tangata whenua o tenei rohe o Pōneke, tena koutou Nau mai, haere mai ki te hui a tau mo te roopu reipa Ko tatou! Ko to tatou mana! Ko to tatou kaupapa kei te kokiri whakamua Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena tatou katoa Welcome. ... More >>

Labour moves to protect productive farmland

Friday, 3 July 2020, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour MPs say they will require any conversion of highly productive farmland into forestry to have a resource consent to ensure rural communities are well supported during our economic recovery. More >>

Shanan Halbert Welcomes Investment In Northcote College

Friday, 3 July 2020, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Northcote’s Labour candidate Shanan Halbert is welcoming the Government’s investment of $48.5 million in Northcote College announced today by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The funding is designed to upgrade two of Northcote College’s heritage buildings, ... More >>

Labour Party List 2020 Election

Monday, 15 June 2020, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

LABOUR'S 2020 LIST: 1 Jacinda Ardern 2 Kelvin Davis 3 Grant Robertson 4 Phil Twyford 5 Megan Woods 6 Chris Hipkins 7 Andrew Little 8 Carmel Sepuloni 9 David Parker 10 Nanaia Mahuta 11 Trevor Mallard 12 Stuart Nash 13 Iain Lees-Galloway 14 Jenny Salesa ... More >>

Labour Māori Caucus Supports Further Delivery Of Puao-te-ata-tu At Oranga Tamariki

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 10:16 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Overdue change has started at Oranga Tamariki, say Labour Māori Caucus Co-Chairs Willie Jackson and Meka Whaitiri. “Labour Māori Caucus acknowledges the first report from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner ‘Te Kuku o Te Manawa’, ... More >>

Labour Māori Caucus Backs Stand Against General Arming Of NZ Police

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 3:35 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Māori Caucus stands against the general arming of Police and backs the Prime Minister and Police Minister’s position to not do so, Labour Māori Caucus Co-Chairs Willie Jackson and Meka Whaitiri said today. “In meeting with the Minister ... More >>

Local Girl Stands Up To Be Counted: Dr Emily Henderson Is Labour Candidate For Whangarei

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 6:58 am | New Zealand Labour Party

Dr Emily Henderson Last night, the Labour Party named Whangarei Family Court lawyer, Dr Emily Henderson, as its candidate to contest the Whangarei seat in the September general election. Emily has lived in Whangarei since she was seven years old, attending ... More >>

Labour Selects Experienced Community Campaigner Anna Lorck For Tukituki Electorate

Friday, 13 March 2020, 2:39 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck says she’s thrilled to have been selected to run again in the electorate and is greatly encouraged by the opportunity to “get the job done”. Ms Lorck, a Hastings businesswoman and experienced local issues ... More >>

Labour Selects Terisa Ngobi For Otaki

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Local Case Manager for Work and Income Levin,Terisa Ngobi has been selected as Labour’s Otaki Candidate for September’s general election. “It’s a privilege to have been selected by local Labour members to be our Otaki candidate this year. I’m ... More >>

Labour Selects Candidate For Seat That Helen Clark And Jacinda Ardern First Stood In

Monday, 24 February 2020, 8:44 am | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected Kerrin Leoni as their candidate for the electorate of Waikato. In a confirmation meeting held in Ngaruawahia on 23rd February, Ms Leoni, 39, was nominated unopposed as the electorate candidate, with the electorate covering ... More >>

Labour MP to make way for new Mana MP

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour MP for Mana, Kris Faafoi, has today announced he will run as a list candidate at this year’s election in order to make way for a new Labour MP in Mana. More >>

Labour commits to Facebook transparency rules

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern announced she is re-committing to a relentlessly positive election campaign in 2020 that will see the Party voluntarily sign up to Facebook’s new advertising transparency rules and have its major election policy ... More >>

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 >>