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Response to President Obama's Support of Marriage Equality

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 12:37 pm | Young Labour

"Barack Obama has endorsed marriage equality, now it's time for you to step up and do the same" Young Labour tells New Zealand's leaders More >>

Time For NZ To Step Up On Marriage Equality

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 11:53 am | Young Labour

"Barack Obama has endorsed marriage equality, now it's time for you to step up and do the same" Young Labour tells New Zealand's leaders More >>

Brighter Future, But Only If You Can Afford It

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 1:13 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour is deeply concerned with the announcement that the National Government is likely to introduce further restrictions on access to student allowances, and calls on the Maori Party to oppose any such moves. More >>

Kiwis must stand up to prevent Arctic oil disaster

Monday, 27 February 2012, 10:42 am | Young Labour

Young Labour supports the actions of Greenpeace activists at Port Taranaki last Friday in their dramatic attempt to stop the Shell oil drillship, the Noble Discoverer, from departing port and heading to the pristine Arctic waters to begin a large scale ... More >>

Maori voices against privatisation must be heard

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 1:29 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour today reiterated their call for an end to National’s planned sale of our state assets and encouraged young Maori all around the country to speak up against the selling off of our most important state assets. More >>

Young Labour congratulates new leadership team

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 1:26 pm | Young Labour

"Young Labour welcomes the election of a new leadership team for our party today and congratulates David Shearer in his new role as party leader and Grant Robertson's election to the deputy leadership role" said Young Labour President Ella Hardy. More >>

Young Labour calls for marriage debate in New Zealand

Sunday, 4 December 2011, 7:25 pm | Young Labour

Seventeen Young Labour delegates from around New Zealand are attending the Australian Labor Conference in Sydney this weekend. More >>

Leadership contenders invited to meet with Young Labour

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 8:34 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour today thanked outgoing Labour leadership team Phil Goff and Annette King for their tireless work over the past three years, and welcomed the opportunity to take part in an open and inclusive process to decide the new party leadership. More >>

Return to youth wages is an attack on young kiwis

Friday, 28 October 2011, 11:31 am | Young Labour

The National Party has today announced a despicable plan to attack young people’s right to earn a decent living wage, with a return to youth wages, which will be a serious blow for young people already struggling to make ends meet. More >>

Young Labour gets creative with campaign launch

Monday, 10 October 2011, 11:43 am | Young Labour

Young Labour marked the beginning of their election campaign last Friday and throughout the weekend with a series of events around the country. The campaign launch focused on new and innovative ways to engage young people in the political process. More >>

Labour's Tertiary Plan a Clear Contrast

Friday, 7 October 2011, 3:29 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour welcomes the release of Labour's tertiary education policy which will give students a clear alternative to the failed approach of the current National Government. More >>

Labour Highlights Sale of Prime Assets

Saturday, 1 October 2011, 10:14 am | Young Labour

Labour Highlights Sale of Prime Assets A phony auction of state assets is being held in Civic Square in Hamilton on October 7th from midday. Waikato Young Labour Chairperson Brendan Madley says that the event is being organised to highlight that ... More >>

Young Labour calls for an honest debate

Friday, 30 September 2011, 12:16 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour is welcoming public debate on drug law reform in the mainstream media, but has concerns that the conversation has denigrated into name-calling and scare tactics. More >>

National continues to let down students

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 5:39 pm | Young Labour

Students and concerned members of the public gathered together today at Parliament in a final attempt to call on the National Government to reject the controversial Voluntary Student Membership Bill that has its Third Reading today. More >>

Palestine must get New Zealand Government’s support

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 11:26 am | Young Labour

Young Labour is calling on the New Zealand Government to commit to supporting full United Nations membership rights for Palestine, should a vote arise at the United Nations. More >>

National 'doesn’t have a clue'

Sunday, 14 August 2011, 3:39 pm | Young Labour

National 'doesn’t have a clue' Saturday 14 August 2011 Press statement for immediate release More >>

The people of Norway in Young Labour's thoughts

Saturday, 23 July 2011, 5:17 pm | Young Labour

In the wake of two devastating attacks on the people of Norway, Young Labour New Zealand is sending its condolences and thoughts to the Norwegian people. More >>

Labour's plan is about 'Owning Our Future'

Friday, 15 July 2011, 3:33 pm | Young Labour

Labour's new economic policy offers young people hope and the opportunity to own their own future. More >>

Students say NO to Youth Rates!

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 1:34 pm | Young Labour

Students are this week rallying against the Government's attack on young workers' rights to earn a living wage, in a campaign organised by Young Labour. “Youth rates are discriminatory and the possibility of their reintroduction is bad news ... More >>

CEO's Sexism Highlights Need for Pay Equity Reform

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 5:40 pm | Young Labour

Young Labour is condemning sexist assertions made by Alasdair Thompson of the Employers and Manufacturers Association that women should be paid less than men because of biological differences. More >>