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Labour to invest $4 billion in education

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to invest $4 billion in education

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to invest $4 billion in education Labour’s Education Manifesto will bring positive change across the education sector and is backed by a massive investment, says Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins.  “Labour’s plan will see an extra $4 billion invested over the next four years. […]

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National’s housing crisis worsens

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s housing crisis worsens

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s housing crisis worsens James Shaw MP on Friday, July 21, 2017 – 14:06 Paula Bennett’s frank admission this morning that the Government should have “in hindsight” taken action on the housing crisis sooner will be of little comfort to the growing number of people […]

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National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD National’s legacy is a housing crisis that has given New Zealand the worst homeless rate in the developed world, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Yale researchers have found New Zealand’s homelessness rate of nearly one per cent […]

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Labour taking action on school donations

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour taking action on school donations

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour taking action on school donations Labour will end so-called voluntary school donations for the majority of parents across the country under its $4 billion plan to revitalise the education sector, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. “Labour has always been committed to a world-class free […]

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Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to work with Queenstown to build more houses Labour will work with Queenstown-Lakes District Council, iwi, and the Community Housing Trust to build the modern, affordable housing Queenstown desperately needs, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Housing in Queenstown is at crisis point […]

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Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nats blow the Budget on motels after bowling state houses National is spending $140,000 a day putting homeless families in motels, the legacy of nine years of selling off and knocking down state houses, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “There are 30 times as […]

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Benefit sanctions on the rise under National

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Benefit sanctions on the rise under National

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Benefit sanctions on the rise under National Jan Logie MP on Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 13:16 The National Government continues to punish beneficiaries and their children by enforcing benefit sanctions, the Green Party said today. The Government’s latest figures show an 8.2 percent increase […]

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Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Children sick because of state of NZ’s housing Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 10:13 Our kids are being repeatedly hospitalised because the Government refuses to take action to ensure our housing stock is up to scratch, the Green Party said today. […]

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Snafu at Princess Margaret

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Snafu at Princess Margaret

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Snafu at Princess Margaret Jonathan Coleman has to stop the stalling over a new building for mental health services in Christchurch to replace the quake damaged Princess Margaret Hospital, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “The Government must accept that Christchurch is still recovering from […]

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Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s fiscal plan to build a fairer New Zealand Labour will re-build our housing, health and education while responsibly managing New Zealand’s finances, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.  “Under Labour’s Fiscal Plan we will deliver big investments in the services we all need […]

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Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nats show they’re the tax dodgers’ best friends The government is taking the knife to IRD at a time when we need a highly skilled department to ensure that multinationals and speculators don’t get away with dodging tax, says Labour’s Revenue spokesperson Michael Wood. ‘For […]

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Labour secures the future for NZ Super

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour secures the future for NZ Super

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour secures the future for NZ Super A Labour Government will secure the future for New Zealand Superannuation so we can continue to provide superannuation to those retiring at age 65, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “One of the first things a Labour-led […]

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Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Mending the Safety Net – Metiria Turei’s speech to the Green Party 2017 AGM Taku kuru pounamu e! Tīhei mauriora! I te tuatahi ka mihi au ki te mana whenua o te rohe nei; Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrakei, tēnā koutou. Kei aku nui, kei aku […]

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Green Party will lift families out of poverty

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party will lift families out of poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party will lift families out of poverty Metiria Turei MP on Sunday, July 16, 2017 – 13:54 The Green Party has released a plan today to ensure no New Zealander will live in poverty, whether they are working or on a benefit. The families […]

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ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: ACT’s approach to children backward and ill informed Act’s new deputy leader’s claim that Labour’s support for families could “extend the misery of child poverty and even child abuse” is ill informed and offensive, says Labour’s Deputy Leader Jacinda Ardern. “Labour’s Best Start policy is […]

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Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE After more than a decade of rapid growth in the number of children participating in Early Childhood Education (ECE), it’s time to take stock and map out a clear plan for the future, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. […]

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Labour to boost ECE quality

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to boost ECE quality

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to boost ECE quality Labour will ensure kids get the best start in life by boosting funding for Early Childhood Centres to employ 100 per cent qualified and registered teachers, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Labour will boost funding for centres that […]

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Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour will stump up a million dollars for Maniototo Hospital A Labour led Government will make a million dollars available to rebuild the Maniototo Base hospital in Ranfurly, says the Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.  “This will be a much needed boost for a […]

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How Labour will keep you warm in winter

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on How Labour will keep you warm in winter

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: How Labour will keep you warm in winter We’re in the middle of July, one of the coldest months of the year. And that means there are hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders all around the country, struggling to keep their homes warm and dry. […]

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No vision for the West Coast

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on No vision for the West Coast

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: No vision for the West Coast The West Coast welcomes any Government investment in our region but the lack of any real alternative vision for the West Coast’s economy is disappointing, says Damien O’Connor Labour’s West Coast-Tasman MP.  “The establishment of a Mining Research Unit […]

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