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Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government must apologise over rebuild debacle The Prime Minister owes the public of Otago and Southland an apology and then he must come up with an unredacted copy of the business case for the Dunedin hospital rebuild, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “For too long the interests of protecting evidence […]

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Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows News that the Government has secretly caved in to the demands of multi-national tax avoiders come as no surprise, but will disappoint Kiwi taxpayers, says Labour’s spokesman for Revenue Michael Wood.   “It has been revealed that a United […]

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Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels Labour’s comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure there’s enough state housing, means we won’t be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. […]

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Government must come clean on water

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government must come clean on water

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government must come clean on water   News that the National Government is secretly working behind closed doors on its own water charging schemes shows their utter hypocrisy on this issue, says Labour’s water spokesperson David Parker.  “They have been carping on about Labour’s plan for a royalty […]

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Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way Under Labour’s plan to build at least 1000 state houses each year, New Zealand wouldn’t be paying more than double the valuations for motels to house Kiwis needing emergency housing, says Labour’s […]

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HAM shows country needs Labour on housing

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on HAM shows country needs Labour on housing

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: HAM shows country needs Labour on housing The latest Housing Affordability Measure report shows affordability dramatically worsening for Auckland first home buyers, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “After nine years of a Government that has failed to make any headway on fixing the housing crisis, New Zealand […]

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Canterbury kids get more support for mental health

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Canterbury kids get more support for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Canterbury kids get more support for mental health Children in Canterbury and Kaikoura will get dedicated mental health support to help them overcome the trauma of the earthquakes, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We’ll fund an extra eighty mental health professionals for the next three […]

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Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments It is highly regrettable that the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has chosen to make false claims about the New Zealand Labour Party. I have been utterly transparent about this situation. I stand by my statements this morning that I knew absolutely nothing […]

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Labour stands with Pike families

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour stands with Pike families

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour stands with Pike families A Labour Government will stand with the families of Pike River and reaffirm its commitment to safe workplaces by ensuring there will be a Minister responsible for Pike River, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “The Pike River disaster was unacceptable. Twenty-nine […]

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Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses The Salvation Army’s latest report ‘Taking Stock’ shows why New Zealand needs a Labour-led Government committed to a massive house building programme, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “When the Sallies say the country needs 2000 extra state […]

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New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water New Zealanders need to hear from National about how they will fund the clean-up of our rivers and lakes for future generations. Instead, National has broadened its scare-mongering, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker. “Everyone knows our water is too […]

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School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life Labour will give school leavers the practical skills and knowledge they need for adult life with a new School Leavers’ Toolkit, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Our teachers and schools do a great job of teaching […]

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Pay equity to be a priority for Labour

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pay equity to be a priority for Labour

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Pay equity to be a priority for Labour   Labour will make sure that the country’s mental health workers are a priority when it comes to pay equity negotiations, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern.  “It is very important for me to right the wrong created […]

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Labour’s positive education plan

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s positive education plan

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour’s positive education plan Today’s announcement on learning support is more tinkering and proof that only a Labour Government will deliver the resources that schools and parents are crying out for, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins.  “We have a positive vision for a better, fairer New Zealand […]

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Pike footage raises questions over government’s actions

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pike footage raises questions over government’s actions

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Pike footage raises questions over government’s actions The Government’s seeming determination to turn a blind eye to new questions about what happened at Pike River Mine is troubling, says Labour’s West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O’Connor. “The video from Pike River mine, appears to show movement in the mine […]

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Solution to rent rises lies in building houses and stopping speculators

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Solution to rent rises lies in building houses and stopping speculators

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Solution to rent rises lies in building houses and stopping speculators The spread of rental increases from the big cities to the surrounding regions shows why we need to get on top of the housing shortage build homes our families can afford, and lock out the speculators, says […]

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Clean rivers don’t cost $18 a cabbage

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Clean rivers don’t cost $18 a cabbage

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Clean rivers don’t cost $18 a cabbage National is falling into a bad pattern of promising the world and not saying how they will fund it, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker. “New Zealanders deserve an answer from Nick Smith on how he would fund his promises for […]

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Time for honest answer on transport funding

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Time for honest answer on transport funding

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Time for honest answer on transport funding National needs to explain how they will fund the $6 billion funding gap in their 10-year Auckland transport plan, says Labour’s Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford. A yet-to-be-released report of the refreshed Auckland Transport Alignment Project shows $2.9 billion in extra […]

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Time for true numbers on overseas speculators

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Time for true numbers on overseas speculators

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Time for true numbers on overseas speculators It’s time for the Government to give accurate figures on the number of houses being bought by overseas speculators, says Labour’s Land Information spokesperson Raymond Huo. “National still isn’t giving us a true picture of the size of the overseas speculator […]

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Clean rivers for future generations

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Clean rivers for future generations

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Clean rivers for future generations Labour will lead a nationwide effort to restore our rivers and lakes to a clean, swimmable state, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Clean water is the birth-right of all of us. I want future generations to be able to swim in […]

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