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Housing report earns Nats the red card

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing report earns Nats the red card

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Housing report earns Nats the red card National’s failure to acknowledge and fix the housing crisis will be their legacy. Labour will tackle the housing crisis head-on, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Their report card shows National has let Kiwis down when it comes to ensuring there […]

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Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National Today’s GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “It is important to recognise […]

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National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy Voters this week have a clear choice between Labour’s optimism and honesty, or rewarding National’s campaign of relentless lies, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Day after day National has been deliberately spreading lies about Labour, our intentions and what […]

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National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s economy scorecard: D for drift New Zealand’s economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Voters have a clear choice in this […]

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Another day – another health crisis

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Another day – another health crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Another day – another health crisis News today that the emergency department at Waikato has turned 180 patients away is another crisis for the Government and its besieged health system, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “It’s astonishing that the Government has had to rely on the private […]

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Labour will get tough on loan sharks

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour will get tough on loan sharks   Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood.   “People on low incomes must be protected from these […]

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GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health   A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  […]

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Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass National’s campaign of tax cuts that give $400 million to the top 10 per cent of earners, at a time when 120 Kiwi kids every year are being hospitalised for malnutrition, shows they have lost their […]

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Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash. “It has been revealed to Labour that non-perishable export freight […]

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Apologise now Jonathan

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Apologise now Jonathan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Apologise now Jonathan Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “All the Minister could say in an interview this morning is that ‘funding might have […]

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National’s health report card shows need for new plan

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s health report card shows need for new plan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s health report card shows need for new plan From increased GP fees, to kids getting sick from cold homes, to denial of important surgeries, National’s underfunding of health has hurt Kiwi families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern.   “It’s time to invest in the health […]

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Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Eye clinic wait downright dangerous The fact that 9,500 Kiwis are waiting one and a half times longer than they should to get follow-up eye appointments is unacceptable and dangerous, says Labour’s Health Spokesperson David Clark. “These people are entitled to the reassurance that if they have serious […]

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National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis Thousands of air travellers looking for answers to Auckland Airport’s fuel crisis should be demanding the National Government come clean over its failure to secure fuel supply for the airport, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  “There are serious […]

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National unravels on transport

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National unravels on transport

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National unravels on transport The release of extraordinary information showing that the East-West link could be the most expensive road in the world, at $327 million per kilometre, shows that National is fiscally reckless and out of ideas on transport, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Michael Wood. “That makes […]

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Saudi cover-up a perversion of democracy

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Saudi cover-up a perversion of democracy

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Saudi cover-up a perversion of democracy The Government has been exposed as dishonest after it was revealed that  they were wrong to claim they paid out $11 million dollars to a Saudi businessmen after legal advice, says Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Parker.  “OIAs revealed on Radio New […]

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Labour supporting Te Reo Māori in schools

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour supporting Te Reo Māori in schools

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour supporting Te Reo Māori in schools Labour will support a future where New Zealanders from every background will have the ability to use Te Reo Māori in everyday conversations, says Labour’s Deputy Leader and Māori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis. “Labour will commit to a target that by […]

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Is National planning a secret fuel tax?

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Is National planning a secret fuel tax?

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Is National planning a secret fuel tax? Sources suggest National is considering a secret fuel tax to fund its controversial Roads of National Significance (RONS) programme, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Michael Wood. “While the Government keeps up its stream of lies about Labour’s tax policy, sources indicate that […]

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Labour’s plan for West Coast prosperity

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s plan for West Coast prosperity

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour’s plan for West Coast prosperity Labour’s regional development plan for the West Coast will build on its strengths in engineering and tourism, while delivering a much-needed upgrade to the Buller Hospital, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  “Labour’s vision is for a thriving regional New Zealand, where people […]

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Labour committed to fair and progressive tax system

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour committed to fair and progressive tax system

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour committed to fair and progressive tax system Labour is committed to a tax system where everyone pays their fair share and where we start to address the imbalances that have fuelled the housing crisis, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson and Labour’s Revenue spokesperson Michael Wood. “Today […]

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Flavell’s fake news an insult to Māori voters

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Flavell’s fake news an insult to Māori voters

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Flavell’s fake news an insult to Māori voters A desperate Te Ururoa Flavell has resorted to fake news about Labour’s position on his unpopular Ture Whenua reforms, says Labour’s Ikaroa-Rawhiti MP Meka Whaitiri. “Labour’s position has always been clear. We will repeal the Minister’s poorly drafted and unwanted […]

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