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Making life better for renters

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Making life better for renters

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Renting has become a long-term reality for many New Zealanders. In fact, approximately one third of all New Zealand households currently rent their home. However, our laws around renting have simply not kept up. We’re committed to making life better for renters. We need to make sure everyone’s rights are protected, […]

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Week That Was: Rebuilding hospitals, schools, and criminal justice

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Rebuilding hospitals, schools, and criminal justice

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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What we’re doing in mental health

By   /  August 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 in mental health

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Mental health is a serious issue facing thousands upon thousands of New Zealanders. We are not content to stand by and watch Kiwis suffer and tragedies occur. Since we entered Government, we’ve been taking direct, targeted action to increase our mental health services and make sure all Kiwis – of […]

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Week That Was: A focus on education!

By   /  August 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: A focus on education!

Continuing in the education space, this week we announced that hundreds of women working in education, who have fought for years to be paid fairly, are to get a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity. The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) and the Ministry of Education signed […]

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What we’re doing in education

By   /  August 16, 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 in education

Source: New Zealand Labour Party We want to work together to create a modern, inclusive, and forward-thinking education system. One that will set our country up for the future. One that meets the needs of all our students – and their teachers. And one that will guide learning in New Zealand for generations to come.  Take a look […]

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Week That Was: Mahi for the future!

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Mahi for the 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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Plastic: let’s make the change together!

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Plastic: let’s make the change together!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party We’ve heard loud and clear that Kiwis want action on plastic bags. The time to make a change is now. We are phasing out single-use plastic shopping bags over the next year. We’re listening to New Zealanders who want us to take action. These include the 65,000 Kiwis who signed […]

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Mana in Mahi: Strength in Work

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mana in Mahi: Strength in Work

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Mana in Mahi – Strength in Work is a new initiative that will help thousands of young Kiwis get into real jobs and gain valuable, sought-after skills and qualifications. We’re supporting young people, while also addressing skill shortages and encouraging employers to give young people a chance.  For young people and […]

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Week That Was: One year as Leader!

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: One year as Leader!

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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What we’re doing for Kiwi kids

By   /  August 3, 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 Kiwi kids

Source: New Zealand Labour Party We’re committed to supporting Kiwi kids – and making sure New Zealand is a place our kids will love to live in the future. Take a look at some of the things we’ve achieved for children around New Zealand. Giving kids the best start in life Our Families Package means […]

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Week That Was: Taking mental health seriously

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Taking mental health seriously

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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Tackling homelessness this winter

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tackling homelessness this winter

Source: New Zealand Labour Party No one should be left out in the cold this winter. Since coming into Government, we’ve made our winter response to homelessness a major priority. We began work immediately, pulling out all the stops to make sure Kiwis in need have a roof over their heads over the cold months. We […]

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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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