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Week That Was: Rethinking our polytechnics

By   /  February 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: Rethinking our polytechnics

Source: New Zealand Labour Party This week included the first meeting of Parliament for the year, beginning with the Prime Minister’s statement in the House. We also saw a major shake-up of the future of the vocational education sector, celebrated Chinese New Year, and launched a free counselling for 18 to 25 year olds pilot programme.  […]

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New future for polytechnics and institutes of technology

By   /  February 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 New future for polytechnics and institutes of technology

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Education Minister Chris Hipkins today released an number of wide-ranging proposals for strengthening our polytechnics and institutes of technology. These proposals will ensure school leavers get high quality training opportunities and are better equipped for the changing nature of work. They will also ensure employers get the skills they need from […]

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Prime Minister’s Statement

By   /  February 13, 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 Prime Minister’s Statement

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Prime Minister’s Statement presented to the House of Representatives on 12 February 2019. Fifteen months ago, in the Speech from the Throne, the Coalition Government outlined an ambitious programme designed to build a stronger and fairer country for all New Zealanders. Looking back over that time, we are proud of […]

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Week That Was: Commemorating Te Tiriti

By   /  February 8, 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: Commemorating Te Tiriti

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Kia ora team and welcome to the first week of February. It’s been a busy one – from commemorating Waitangi to responding to a wildfire emergency in the Nelson/Tasman districts. This week we celebrated Waitangi, travelling to Northland to take part in the commemorations. In the lead-up to 6th of […]

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Provincial Growth Fund continues major investment in regions

By   /  February 8, 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 Provincial Growth Fund continues major investment in regions

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The Coalition Government made a number of significant announcements about new investments through the Provincial Growth Fund this week. These investments join numerous others made through the Fund that will create jobs and boost economic development throughout New Zealand’s regions. 1. Supporting Māori landowners and driving regional growth To date, […]

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Prime Minister’s Waitangi Day Speech

By   /  February 8, 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 Prime Minister’s Waitangi Day Speech

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Post by NZLabourParty. I want to acknowledge all of the words that have been spoken before me, and also acknowledge all of the taniwha who have walked here with me today from your Houses of Parliament, and each leader from each party, including the Greens, the National Party and of course […]

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Week that Was: Protecting New Zealand customers

By   /  February 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 Week that Was: Protecting New Zealand customers

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It’s the last week of January and things have been heating up both figuratively and literally – thanks heatwave! We’ve got another week full of announcements and events to catch you up on, so grab some water and shade and dive on in… First up, this week saw the return […]

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What is the Wellbeing Budget?

By   /  January 31, 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 What is the Wellbeing Budget?

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Last week, the Prime Minister attended the World Economic Forum at Davos.  She used the opportunity to represent New Zealand on the world stage – and to promote our upcoming Wellbeing Budget 2019. With this Budget, we’re doing things differently.  We don’t think you can measure the success of a […]

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Views sought on blue cod fishing rules

By   /  January 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 Views sought on blue cod fishing rules

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash is encouraging people to have their say on proposed changes to rules controlling the blue cod fishery. Proposed changes to regulations would apply to both recreational and commercial fishing. They were flagged in the Blue Cod Strategy released last month. Mr Nash says the blue cod […]

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Week That Was: A new year!

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: A new year!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Kia ora team, and welcome back to a brand new year! We’re already nearing the end of January, and from international trips to movements back here on home soil, things are already busy. You whether you’re back at work or still out enjoying the sunshine, tune in for all the […]

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Year in Review: 2018

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Year in Review: 2018

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It’s a time to look back on the year we’ve had – our achievements, our challenges, and our triumphs. This year, the first year of our Coalition Government, has been a truly special one. January At our first Cabinet meeting we began establishing the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction – […]

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Week That Was: Strong economy, strong communities

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Strong economy, strong communities

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It may be getting close to Christmas but the work here shows no signs of slowing down! It’s been a busy week jam-packed full of announcements and achievements – from a major economic update, to new reform on the dealers and users of synthetic drugs, to the official banning of […]

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Update on our economy

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Update on our economy

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Today the Coalition Government released the 2019 Budget Policy Statement (BPS), outlining the priorities for Budget 2019. The Treasury also released its Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update with its latest set of forecasts for the New Zealand economy. The BPS is our first action in developing the Wellbeing Budget. […]

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Milestone in Police recruitment

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Milestone in Police recruitment

Source: New Zealand Labour Party A milestone in Police recruitment has been achieved with the deployment of more than 1,000 new constables around the country since the government was formed. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Police Minister Stuart Nash congratulated graduates of Wing 321 at a ceremony at the Royal New Zealand Police College. […]

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Small business the focus of Australian talks

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Small business the focus of Australian talks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Efforts to progress a seamless trans-Tasman business environment will take another step at a ministerial roundtable meeting in Sydney tomorrow. Small Business Minister Stuart Nash and Australian Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert will co-host a roundtable meeting of senior government and business leaders. The discussion will focus on ways to advance […]

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Week That Was: Past, present, and future!

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Past, present, and future!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Our Week That Was series gives you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-on around Parliament and across the country over the past week. We’re proud of all we’re doing to make New Zealand a great place to live – and we want to share it […]

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Government’s new Green Investment Fund set to greatly reduce NZ’s emissions

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government’s new Green Investment Fund set to greatly reduce NZ’s emissions

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Business and the Government will jointly tackle climate change with the launch of New Zealand Green Investment Finance Ltd; a $100 million fund to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. The fund is a central plank in the Government’s plan to transition to a clean, green, carbon-neutral New Zealand and […]

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Tax reforms focus on fairness

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tax reforms focus on fairness

Source: New Zealand Labour Party New tax legislation has been introduced to Parliament to ensure greater fairness in the way the tax system shapes commerce, investment decisions and social policies. Revenue Minister Stuart Nash has introduced the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2019-20, GST Offshore Supplier Registration, and Remedial Matters) Bill. “The bill implements two major […]

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Week That Was: Health, housing and technology!

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Health, housing and technology!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Our Week That Was series gives you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-on around Parliament and across the country over the past week. We’re proud of all we’re doing to make New Zealand a great place to live – and we want to share it […]

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Preventing death and injury on our roads

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Preventing death and injury on our roads

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Police Minister Stuart Nash and Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter are encouraging road users to be alert to a new safety campaign launched today by Police and the NZ Transport Agency in the lead up to the Christmas. “Too many people are dying on our roads and we […]

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