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Congratulations from around the world

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Congratulations from around the world

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a healthy baby girl at 4:45pm yesterday, making her only the second woman in history to give birth while Prime Minister. News of the arrival has resonated around the world, with several notable figures and groups taking the opportunity to congratulate Jacinda and her partner […]

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What we’re doing for families

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on What we’re doing for families

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Many of you have spoken out about the pressure facing New Zealand families today. We’ve heard you – and we’re taking real action. Our Families Package includes smart, targeted support for Kiwis who are working and raising a family – and it’ll be fully rolled out on 1 July. By managing our […]

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Minister welcomes Wakatohea report

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes Wakatohea report

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Minister welcomes Wakatohea report Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the Waitangi Tribunal’s report on the Whakatōhea mandate. “The Tribunal acknowledged that the package on the table is a good package but there are some concerns about the process. MIL OSI

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New Zealand statement to the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 2018

By   /  March 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand statement to the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 2018

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: New Zealand statement to the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 2018 [CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Good afternoon,  At the outset I would like to express New Zealand’s full support for the independence and work of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and his Office. […]

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Action stations in Tairāwhiti as call goes out for projects

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Action stations in Tairāwhiti as call goes out for projects

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Action stations in Tairāwhiti as call goes out for projects A hui on regional development in the Tairāwhiti region was told in no uncertain terms last night that the social and economic ball was now in their court when it comes to development projects, says the MP for Ikaroa […]

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Government to provide greater protection of rights under the NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Government to provide greater protection of rights under the NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Government to provide greater protection of rights under the NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990 Cabinet has approved, in principle, a move to amend the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 to provide a statutory power for the senior courts to make declarations of inconsistency under the Bill […]

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Red letter day for the East Coast

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Red letter day for the East Coast

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Red letter day for the East Coast It’s a red letter day for the people of Tairāwhiti and Hawkes Bay who will be delighted with the $9.2 million dollars that the Government will spend in the region this year, says Ikaroa Rāwhiti MP the Hon Meka Whaitiri. “I am […]

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Otago University Convocation Speech

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Otago University Convocation Speech

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Otago University Convocation Speech Thank you so much for the opportunity and privilege to join you today. It feels like a privilege to speak because we’re at the beginning of something that I am sure will be special to each and every one of you. Now my first memory […]

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100 days. Here’s what we’ve done.

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on 100 days. Here’s what we’ve done.

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: 100 days. Here’s what we’ve done. On Thursday 26 October, our Government took office. Since then we’ve got a whole lot of stuff done – in fact, we’ve ticked off everything that was in our 100 day plan. And this is just the beginning! We’ve got a whole lot […]

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Ngāti Tuwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill passes First Reading

By   /  December 20, 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 Ngāti Tuwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill passes First Reading

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Ngāti Tuwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill passes First Reading “I acknowledged Sir Tumu Te Heuheu and Sir Michael Cullen who have worked tirelessly for Ngāti Tuwharetoa. “A second Bill, the Iwi and Hapū of Te Rohe Wairoa Claims Settlement Bill, also received its second reading today. “The government is committed […]

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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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