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Week That Was: Backing our regions!

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Backing our regions!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Our new Week That Was series will give you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-ons 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 […]

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Investing in Otago and the West Coast

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Investing in Otago and the West Coast

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The Provincial Growth Fund continues to provide much-needed investment in our regions – this time with a focus on the South Island. We’ve announced two major investments from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) for Otago and the West Coast. Both of these regions will benefit hugely from projects that will […]

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Week That Was: A huge week for housing!

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: A huge week for housing!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Our new Week That Was series will give you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-ons 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 […]

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Police initiatives across Auckland

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Police initiatives across Auckland

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Two new policing initiatives are being launched in Auckland with the objective of preventing crime, improving community safety, and reducing reoffending. Police Minister Stuart Nash will today launch an iwi community justice panel, Te Pae Oranga, at Hoani Waititi Marae in west Auckland, before travelling 50 kilometres to the east […]

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FAQ: KiwiBuild

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on FAQ: KiwiBuild

Source: New Zealand Labour Party In recent years, Kiwis have been finding it harder and harder to buy their first home. Many New Zealanders are finding themselves locked out of the housing market altogether. It isn’t right that Kiwis who work hard and save responsibly are still unable to buy their first home in this […]

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Our history of supporting families

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Our history of supporting families

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Labour has always supported Kiwi families. Health, housing, and education have been at the heart of the Labour Party since our founding just over a hundred years ago. That’s because we know these are the essential public services Kiwis rely on. In 1937, Michael Joseph Savage and the First Labour […]

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Our plan for transport

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Our plan for transport

Source: New Zealand Labour Party We’re doing some major work on our transport all around the country. Our new 10-year transport plan will include much-needed investment in roads, rail, and public transport, with a major emphasis on road safety. We’re tackling gridlock in our cities, raising productivity and making the daily commute a whole lot […]

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FAQ: Our Transport Plan

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on FAQ: Our Transport Plan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Today we’ve announced our exciting and progressive new 10-year plan for transport, unlocking the potential of our cities and regions and making strides forward for road safety. Let’s address some of the common questions we’ve been hearing about our plan… What’s in the plan? In a nutshell, our plan places […]

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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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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s victim-led approach under scrutiny

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Human Rights, Labour Party, Lead, leadership, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News Media, NZ Politics, Pacific,, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s victim-led approach under scrutiny

Political Roundup: Labour’s victim-led approach under scrutiny Dr Bryce Edwards. Labour has justified its handling of the youth summer camp sexual misconduct controversy as the party taking a “victim-led” approach. It has received support for its stance from a number of quarters, including Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP. But there has also been strong criticism of […]

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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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The Daily Blog: Jacinda’s Waitangi Day 2018 aroha creating a Māori legacy relationship

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Indigenous, Labour Party, Maori, Maori culture, Maori Party, Maori politics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Treaty, Treaty of Waitangi, Waitangi Day  /  Comments Off on The Daily Blog: Jacinda’s Waitangi Day 2018 aroha creating a Māori legacy relationship

Cartoon: © Malcolm Evans/The Daily Blog OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury, editor of The Daily Blog Waitangi Day 2018 smells different doesn’t it? It tastes different too. No bitter “Māori privilege” nonsense from Don Brash and his shallow racism. No spiteful “Let’s have a NZ day so we don’t have to feel guilty about the Treaty” […]

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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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