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Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour Ministers of the Crown announced Today caucus has elected the 21 Labour Ministers of the Crown who will serve in the new government’s executive, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. “Across the board these members have the experience, expertise and drive I want in our team so we […]

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Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government Labour is pleased to have successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand First as a critical step to forming a Labour-led progressive Government, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. “I thank the New Zealand First Party and Leader Winston Peters […]

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Meet the team: Deborah Russell

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Meet the team: Deborah Russell

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Meet the team: Deborah Russell This election, Labour has welcomed 18 new MPs to our team in Parliament. We’ve asked them a few questions about their first couple of weeks here, and what they’re most looking forward to as an MP. First up: our new MP for New […]

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Labour welcomes final election results

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour welcomes final election results

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour welcomes final election results Today’s final election count has strengthened the mandate for change, and for negotiations to continue in earnest, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We congratulate Angie Warren-Clark on becoming Labour’s 14th additional MP, which expands the Labour caucus to 46 MPs. “Angie […]

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Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā!

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Lewis Moeau – he aituā, he aituā! Kua tau ngā pōkeao ki runga i te marae o Te Poho o Taharākau ki roto o Manutūkē, oti rā ki runga o Puketapu me Manawaru, ngā maunga tipua o te hautipua kua riro nei. E heke ana ngā roimata me ngā maimai […]

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Statement on coalition negotiations

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement on coalition negotiations

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Statement on coalition negotiations “This morning I spoke with New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters. We will look to hold a meeting between our respective teams later this week, while we wait for special votes to be counted. “Special votes remain an important part of the process for […]

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Welcome to our new MPs!

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Welcome to our new MPs!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Welcome to our new MPs! On Monday we welcomed 17 fantastic new Labour MPs for their first day of Parliament. We’re thrilled to have such great additions to our team, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve over the next three years!  Watch some highlights from […]

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Housing report earns Nats the red card

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing report earns Nats the red card

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Housing report earns Nats the red card National’s failure to acknowledge and fix the housing crisis will be their legacy. Labour will tackle the housing crisis head-on, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Their report card shows National has let Kiwis down when it comes to ensuring there […]

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Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National Today’s GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “It is important to recognise […]

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National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy Voters this week have a clear choice between Labour’s optimism and honesty, or rewarding National’s campaign of relentless lies, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Day after day National has been deliberately spreading lies about Labour, our intentions and what […]

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National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s economy scorecard: D for drift New Zealand’s economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Voters have a clear choice in this […]

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Another day – another health crisis

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Another day – another health crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Another day – another health crisis News today that the emergency department at Waikato has turned 180 patients away is another crisis for the Government and its besieged health system, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “It’s astonishing that the Government has had to rely on the private […]

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Labour will get tough on loan sharks

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour will get tough on loan sharks   Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood.   “People on low incomes must be protected from these […]

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GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health   A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  […]

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Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass National’s campaign of tax cuts that give $400 million to the top 10 per cent of earners, at a time when 120 Kiwi kids every year are being hospitalised for malnutrition, shows they have lost their […]

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Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash. “It has been revealed to Labour that non-perishable export freight […]

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Apologise now Jonathan

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Apologise now Jonathan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Apologise now Jonathan Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “All the Minister could say in an interview this morning is that ‘funding might have […]

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National’s health report card shows need for new plan

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s health report card shows need for new plan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s health report card shows need for new plan From increased GP fees, to kids getting sick from cold homes, to denial of important surgeries, National’s underfunding of health has hurt Kiwi families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern.   “It’s time to invest in the health […]

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Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Eye clinic wait downright dangerous The fact that 9,500 Kiwis are waiting one and a half times longer than they should to get follow-up eye appointments is unacceptable and dangerous, says Labour’s Health Spokesperson David Clark. “These people are entitled to the reassurance that if they have serious […]

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National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis Thousands of air travellers looking for answers to Auckland Airport’s fuel crisis should be demanding the National Government come clean over its failure to secure fuel supply for the airport, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  “There are serious […]

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