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Week That Was: A Christchurch Call to action

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: A Christchurch Call to action

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It’s getting closer and closer to Budget Day! This week we’ve seen a number of pre-Budget announcements, alongside the Prime Minister’s Christchurch Call in Paris, and further action on transportation in Wellington. We’re working to eliminate the spread of terrorist and violent content online We’re breaking the cycle of homelessness […]

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Week That Was: Action on climate change

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Action on climate change

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week marked the half way point of the political term. In Government, Labour has already achieved so much! Already, we’ve lifted wages, delivered a surplus, helped over one million New Zealanders heat their homes, and put in place plans that will lift tens of thousands of children out of […]

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Week That Was: Mental health support for Kiwi kids

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Mental health support for Kiwi kids

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Another busy week! Read below for a review of the highlights and achievements, including: Launching a review of our welfare system Boosting support and incentives to get thousands more teachers into schools Supporting Y1-8 children with Mana Ake mental health support in schools Celebrating working New Zealanders on International Workers’ […]

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International Workers Day

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on International Workers Day

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Today, on international workers day, we celebrate the contributions of working New Zealanders to building a modern economy and to promoting workplaces that are productive and inclusive, fair and fit for the 21st Century. [embedded content] All working New Zealanders contribute to our successful economy. With your support this Government […]

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Taxpayers get a smarter and fairer system

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers get a smarter and fairer system

Source: New Zealand Labour Party One of the biggest IT projects ever undertaken in the state sector has successfully passed its latest hurdle with the transition of more than 19.7 million taxpayer accounts from one Inland Revenue computer system to another. Revenue Minister Stuart Nash is congratulating staff and the external agencies, including banks and […]

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Mana Ake: Counsellors in schools

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mana Ake: Counsellors in schools

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Every child in Canterbury & Kaikōura’s primary and intermediate schools now has access to mental health and wellbeing support thanks to the Government’s Mana Ake programme. Here’s what that means for the community… Supporting our kids We want to make New Zealand the best place in the world to be […]

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Week That Was: Anzac Day

By   /  April 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Anzac Day

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Despite the short week, we still managed to accomplish a number of great things, including: announcing the Christchurch Summit in Paris on the role of social media in terrorism opening 23 new state homes honouring those who served and continue to serve on Anzac Day announcing further funding for veterans […]

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Week That Was: Supporting safer staffing in healthcare

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Supporting safer staffing in healthcare

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week we: Signed an accord with midwives for safer staffing levels Wiped debt for HNZ tenants wrongfully evicted by the previous Government’s improper methamphetamine contamination policies  Responded to the Tax Working Group And much more… We know that overworked midwives mean unsafe mothers and babies. That’s why the Ministry of […]

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Our response to the Tax Working Group

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Our response to the Tax Working Group

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Yesterday, Jacinda Ardern outlined the Government’s response to the Tax Working Group, including that the Government will not be introducing a Capital Gains Tax. [embedded content] What you need to know: The Government is not adopting any of the recommendations on Capital Gains Tax. This is not because Labour does […]

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Gun law changes now official

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun law changes now official

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week, we changed New Zealand’s gun laws. Just 26 days after the most devastating terrorist attack in our nation’s history, we banned military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles. Post by NZLabourParty. To the members of police, who worked with us to get these weapons out of our communities; […]

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Third reading: Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Third reading: Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Mr Speaker We have travelled a long way in eight days, since the bill was read a first time. It has been a punishing schedule for MPs and submitters and public servants who have played a role in this process. In that time, we have walked in the shoes of […]

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Legal framework for gun buyback scheme announced

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Legal framework for gun buyback scheme announced

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Police Minister Stuart Nash has announced a legal framework for the gun buyback will be established as a first step towards determining the level of compensation. It will include compensation for high capacity magazines and parts. Mr Nash has outlined changes to the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines and Parts) Amendment […]

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Week That Was: Tightening our gun laws

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Tightening our gun laws

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Kia ora and welcome back to our weekly wrap of all things Beehive and beyond. This week we saw: The Arms Amendment Bill pass its first reading; The Prime Minister visit China for bilateral talks; The Prime Minister speak at the Te Hono Volume to Value forum in Hamilton; And […]

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First reading: Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines and Parts) Amendment Bill

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on First reading: Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines and Parts) Amendment Bill

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Mr Speaker, as we meet today New Zealand is under a terror threat level of HIGH. As we meet today, Police are routinely carrying firearms, Bushmaster rifles and Glock pistols, in a significant departure from normal practice. As we meet today, mosques around the country require heightened security measures and […]

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1 April: A day of delivery

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on 1 April: A day of delivery

Source: New Zealand Labour Party We want businesses to innovate and grow. We want workers to get paid fairly for a fair day’s work. And we want older New Zealanders to be supported into their retirement. So – we’re making all of that happen. From 1 April, New Zealanders will see a number of key […]

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New Zealand remembers the 50 victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand remembers the 50 victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Today marks two weeks since the terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques that took 50 lives, and changed many more forever.  This week, we are looking back at the commemorations and discussions that have bought New Zealanders together. Thousands participated in memorial services around the country. If you need to […]

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PM Statement on Christchurch

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Statement on Christchurch

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Post by jacindaardern. Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the lives […]

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Week That Was: Action on climate and secondary tax

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Action on climate and secondary tax

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It’s been a big week for us! Some of the things we’ve been involved with include: A livestreamed chat on climate action between the Prime Minister, Minister for Climate Change, and representatives of the School Strike 4 Climate Movement An end to unnecessary secondary tax A date announced for Pike […]

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Live chat on climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Live chat on climate

Source: New Zealand Labour Party On Wednesday 14 March, the Prime Minister joined Minister for Climate Change James Shaw and a number of representatives for the School Strike 4 Climate group, to talk about what we’re doing as a Government, and as a country, to help tackle climate change. This chat was held during lunchtime […]

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Membership: Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Membership: Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The Governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced the membership of the Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board (ANZEIB) today. This is an important step towards implementing e-Invoicing across both countries to help businesses save time and money by allowing the direct exchange of invoices between suppliers’ and […]

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