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Labour to invest $4 billion in education

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to invest $4 billion in education

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to invest $4 billion in education Labour’s Education Manifesto will bring positive change across the education sector and is backed by a massive investment, says Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins.  “Labour’s plan will see an extra $4 billion invested over the next four years. […]

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National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD National’s legacy is a housing crisis that has given New Zealand the worst homeless rate in the developed world, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Yale researchers have found New Zealand’s homelessness rate of nearly one per cent […]

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Labour taking action on school donations

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour taking action on school donations

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour taking action on school donations Labour will end so-called voluntary school donations for the majority of parents across the country under its $4 billion plan to revitalise the education sector, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. “Labour has always been committed to a world-class free […]

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Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses Labour will work with Queenstown-Lakes District Council, iwi, and the Community Housing Trust to build the modern, affordable housing Queenstown desperately needs, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Housing in Queenstown is at crisis point […]

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Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses National is spending $140,000 a day putting homeless families in motels, the legacy of nine years of selling off and knocking down state houses, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “There are 30 times as […]

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Snafu at Princess Margaret

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Snafu at Princess Margaret

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Snafu at Princess Margaret Jonathan Coleman has to stop the stalling over a new building for mental health services in Christchurch to replace the quake damaged Princess Margaret Hospital, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “The Government must accept that Christchurch is still recovering from […]

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Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand Labour will re-build our housing, health and education while responsibly managing New Zealand’s finances, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.  “Under Labour’s Fiscal Plan we will deliver big investments in the services we all need […]

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Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends The government is taking the knife to IRD at a time when we need a highly skilled department to ensure that multinationals and speculators don’t get away with dodging tax, says Labour’s Revenue spokesperson Michael Wood. ‘For […]

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Labour secures the future for NZ Super

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour secures the future for NZ Super

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour secures the future for NZ Super A Labour Government will secure the future for New Zealand Superannuation so we can continue to provide superannuation to those retiring at age 65, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “One of the first things a Labour-led […]

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ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed Act’s new deputy leader’s claim that Labour’s support for families could “extend the misery of child poverty and even child abuse” is ill informed and offensive, says Labour’s Deputy Leader Jacinda Ardern. “Labour’s Best Start policy is […]

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Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE After more than a decade of rapid growth in the number of children participating in Early Childhood Education (ECE), it’s time to take stock and map out a clear plan for the future, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. […]

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Labour to boost ECE quality

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to boost ECE quality

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to boost ECE quality Labour will ensure kids get the best start in life by boosting funding for Early Childhood Centres to employ 100 per cent qualified and registered teachers, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Labour will boost funding for centres that […]

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Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital A Labour led Government will make a million dollars available to rebuild the Maniototo Base hospital in Ranfurly, says the Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.  “This will be a much needed boost for a […]

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How Labour will keep you warm in winter

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on How Labour will keep you warm in winter

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: How Labour will keep you warm in winter We’re in the middle of July, one of the coldest months of the year. And that means there are hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders all around the country, struggling to keep their homes warm and dry. […]

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No vision for the West Coast

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on No vision for the West Coast

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: No vision for the West Coast The West Coast welcomes any Government investment in our region but the lack of any real alternative vision for the West Coast’s economy is disappointing, says Damien O’Connor Labour’s West Coast-Tasman MP.  “The establishment of a Mining Research Unit […]

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Kiwis won’t fall for Joyce’s spin

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Kiwis won’t fall for Joyce’s spin

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis won’t fall for Joyce’s spin Steven Joyce’s embarrassingly obvious spin on Labour’s Families Package won’t fool anyone, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Labour has made our priorities clear, Labour’s plan boosts incomes for families, superannuitants, beneficiaries, and new parents. Steven Joyce is coming […]

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Delivering for families

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Delivering for families

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Delivering for families For all of our history, families have been at the heart of every decision Labour has made. We introduced the welfare state and public health system in the late 1930s, because we know how important it is that families can get the […]

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Labour prioritises families and public services

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour prioritises families and public services

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour prioritises families and public services Labour’s Families Package delivers a bigger income boost to more than 70 per cent of families with children than Budget 2017. By not spending $1.5 billion a year on tax cuts, Labour is able to do more for lower […]

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Kiwis can’t sleep in your ghost houses, Nick

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Kiwis can’t sleep in your ghost houses, Nick

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis can’t sleep in your ghost houses, Nick The Government’s housing infrastructure announcement is another Nick Smith special – over-promising with no detail on delivery, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Like the Special Housing Areas, this is a just a list of ghost houses […]

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Labour helps older New Zealanders and low income families with winter heating bills

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour helps older New Zealanders and low income families with winter heating bills

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour helps older New Zealanders and low income families with winter heating bills Labour will further boost its commitment to warm, healthy housing with a Winter Energy Payment for superannuitants and people receiving main benefits, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Everyone deserves a […]

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