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Our first two weeks

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Our first two weeks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Our first two weeks It’s now been two weeks (and a day) since the Labour-led Government was sworn in, and Jacinda Ardern became the new Prime Minister of New Zealand – and we’ve got straight to work! Here’s what we’ve been up to in our first two weeks: We’ve […]

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Celebrating 40 years of science cooperation

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Celebrating 40 years of science cooperation

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Celebrating 40 years of science cooperation Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods has today welcomed German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at an event in Wellington to celebrate 40 years of thriving science cooperation between New Zealand and Germany. “This year marks the 40th anniversary of productive and mutually beneficial […]

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Māori Television Service stability

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Māori Television Service stability

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Māori Television Service stability The announcement of the new chief executive of the Māori Television Service should bring stability to the organisation said Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta today. “The Māori Television board has appointed the acting Chief Executive Keith Ikin to the permanent position. “Māori TV […]

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Thanks Long Service Corrections staff

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Thanks Long Service Corrections staff

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Thanks Long Service Corrections staff Corrections Minister, Hon Kelvin Davis, has attended his first official function today acknowledging the work of thirty Corrections staff at the Tai Tokerau Long Service Awards in Whangarei. “It’s an honour to mark the beginning of my new role as Minister for Corrections […]

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MPs appeal to league fans to ‘cool it’

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MPs appeal to league fans to ‘cool it’

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: MPs appeal to league fans to ‘cool it’ Labour MPs Aupito William Sio and Jenny Salesa have appealed for calm after a running brawl in Otahuhu between rival groups of Samoan and Tongan rugby league fans.  “Rugby league is a game we enjoy.  However, we can celebrate in […]

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Andrew Little receives Tribunal report on Ngatiwai mandate

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Andrew Little receives Tribunal report on Ngatiwai mandate

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Andrew Little receives Tribunal report on Ngatiwai mandate Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has received the Waitangi Tribunal’s report on the Ngātiwai mandate. Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has received the Waitangi Tribunal’s report on the Ngātiwai mandate. “The Tribunal has prepared a thorough […]

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Jacinda Ardern’s Speech to CTU Conference 2017

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Jacinda Ardern’s Speech to CTU Conference 2017

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Jacinda Ardern’s Speech to CTU Conference 2017 I want to start by saying thank you During the election campaign, my rallying cry was “Let’s do this’ We wanted to capture both that there was a huge amount we needed to change to place NZ on a better path. […]

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Proud day with new Māori Ministers

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Proud day with new Māori Ministers

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Proud day with new Māori Ministers The Labour Māori caucus is proud of the five new Māori Ministers who have today been announced by Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern.   “We have a lot to be proud of today with Jacinda Ardern’s historic announcement of Nanaia Mahuta as the […]

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Ministers in the sixth Labour-led Government

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ministers in the sixth Labour-led Government

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Ministers in the sixth Labour-led Government This morning, Jacinda Ardern announced the ministerial portfolios for the incoming Labour-led Government. You can read her full statement here. Here are the Ministers, and their responsibilities: CABINET MINISTERS: Jacinda Ardern Prime MinisterMinister for Arts, Culture and HeritageMinister for National Security and […]

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NZ’s first Tongan-born Cabinet Minister named

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ’s first Tongan-born Cabinet Minister named

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: NZ’s first Tongan-born Cabinet Minister named Jenny Salesa, MP for Manukau East, is New Zealand’s first Tongan-born, Tongan-speaking Cabinet Minister. Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern named Ms Salesa to her Cabinet last week and today released the Ministerial portfolio allocations for New Zealand’s 52nd Parliament. In a historic first, […]

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Ministers to chart new course for New Zealand

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ministers to chart new course for New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Ministers to chart new course for New Zealand Portfolio responsibilities for the incoming Labour-led Government underline our commitment to chart a new course for New Zealand, says Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern. “I’m excited by how my executive will tackle the challenges this country faces. The allocation of portfolios […]

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Foundation for strong and proactive government

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foundation for strong and proactive government

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Foundation for strong and proactive government Agreements with New Zealand First and the Green Party lay the foundation for a strong and proactive coalition government, says Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern. “The agreements set out a positive agenda for the Labour-led coalition Government to tackle the issues facing New […]

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President Trump offers congratulations

By   /  October 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on President Trump offers congratulations

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: President Trump offers congratulations This morning Labour Leader and Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern received a call from President Trump congratulating her on the outcome of the New Zealand election. “The President was genuinely interested in our election, and spoke about the coverage it had received in Washington. “We […]

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Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour Ministers of the Crown announced Today caucus has elected the 21 Labour Ministers of the Crown who will serve in the new government’s executive, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. “Across the board these members have the experience, expertise and drive I want in our team so we […]

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Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government Labour is pleased to have successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand First as a critical step to forming a Labour-led progressive Government, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. “I thank the New Zealand First Party and Leader Winston Peters […]

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Meet the team: Deborah Russell

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Meet the team: Deborah Russell

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Meet the team: Deborah Russell This election, Labour has welcomed 18 new MPs to our team in Parliament. We’ve asked them a few questions about their first couple of weeks here, and what they’re most looking forward to as an MP. First up: our new MP for New […]

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Labour welcomes final election results

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour welcomes final election results

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour welcomes final election results Today’s final election count has strengthened the mandate for change, and for negotiations to continue in earnest, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We congratulate Angie Warren-Clark on becoming Labour’s 14th additional MP, which expands the Labour caucus to 46 MPs. “Angie […]

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Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā!

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā! Kua tau ngā pōkeao ki runga i te marae o Te Poho o Taharākau ki roto o Manutūkē, oti rā ki runga o Puketapu me Manawaru, ngā maunga tipua o te hautipua kua riro nei. E heke ana ngā roimata me ngā maimai […]

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Statement on coalition negotiations

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement on coalition negotiations

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Statement on coalition negotiations “This morning I spoke with New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters. We will look to hold a meeting between our respective teams later this week, while we wait for special votes to be counted. “Special votes remain an important part of the process for […]

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Welcome to our new MPs!

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Welcome to our new MPs!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Welcome to our new MPs! On Monday we welcomed 17 fantastic new Labour MPs for their first day of Parliament. We’re thrilled to have such great additions to our team, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve over the next three years!  Watch some highlights from […]

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