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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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Benefit sanctions need to go

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Benefit sanctions need to go

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Benefit sanctions need to go In the last three months, 14,724 people had their benefit sanctioned by Work and Income. The Green Party campaigned on removing excessive benefit sanctions as part of making the most significant change to our welfare system in a generation. Now that we are […]

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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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Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity – James Shaw

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity – James Shaw

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity – James Shaw James Shaw’s speech to the Council of Trade Unions’ conference, 25 October 2017 Kia tau te rangimārie o te Rangi e tū nei o Papatūānuku e takoto nei o te Taiao e awhi nei ki runga […]

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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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Green Party ministerial and undersecretary portfolios

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party ministerial and undersecretary portfolios

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party ministerial and undersecretary portfolios James Shaw MP on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 12:59 The Green Party is today confirming that four of its MPs will hold ministerial and undersecretary roles in the new Labour-led Government. They are: James Shaw, MP, Green Party Co-leader: Minister for […]

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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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Click here to view and download the Agreement

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Click here to view and download the Agreement

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Click here to view and download the Agreement Click here to view and download the Agreement   MIL OSI

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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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Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens sign agreement to govern based on shared values James Shaw MP on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 16:02 The Green Party has today formally signed an agreement to support a Labour-led Government that will achieve environmental, economic, and social progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. […]

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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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Green Party announces Ministers

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party announces Ministers

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party announces Ministers James Shaw MP on Saturday, October 21, 2017 – 10:34 The Green Party is today announcing the people who will have Ministerial and Undersecretary roles in the Labour-led government. These will be Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and MPs Eugenie Sage, Julie Anne Genter, […]

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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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Greens join Government for change

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens join Government for change

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens join Government for change James Shaw MP on Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 23:17 The Green Party is pleased to support a Labour-led Government that will deliver on the Green Party’s goals, following agreement from the Party’s delegates this evening. The Green Party will support the Labour-led […]

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Post-Election Announcement Speech

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Post-Election Announcement Speech

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Post-Election Announcement Speech Let’s begin by thanking both the National and Labour parties for the manner in which these negotiations have been conducted and the work they have put into it. It should be said that during this time elements of how politics should work in an […]

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New report: NZ’s climate already changing

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New report: NZ’s climate already changing

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New report: NZ’s climate already changing Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 13:27 A new official report detailing potentially irreversible impacts of climate change in New Zealand show why the next government must act urgently to cut climate-damaging pollution, the Green Party said today. The […]

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