Labour will hit the ground running in government, with a programme of work across housing, health, education, families, the environment and other priority areas.
- Make the first year of tertiary education or training fees free from January 1, 2018.
- Increase student allowances and living cost loans by $50 a week from January 1, 2018.
- Pass the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, requiring all rentals to be warm and dry
- Ban overseas speculators from buying existing houses
- Issue an instruction to Housing New Zealand to stop the state house sell-off
- Begin work to establish the Affordable Housing Authority and begin the KiwiBuild programme
- Legislate to pass the Families Package, including the Winter Fuel Payment, Best Start and increases to Paid Parental Leave, to take effect from 1 July 2018
- Set up a Ministerial Inquiry in order to fix our mental health crisis
- Introduce legislation to make medicinal cannabis available for people with terminal illnesses or in chronic pain
- Resume contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to help safeguard the provision of universal superannuation at age 65
- Introduce legislation to set a child poverty reduction target and to change the Public Finance Act so the Budget reports progress on reducing child poverty
- Increase the minimum wage to $16.50 an hour, to take effect from 1 April 2018, and introduce legislation to improve fairness in the workplace.
- Establish the Tax Working Group
- Establish the Pike River Recovery Agency and assign a responsible Minister
- Set up an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care
- Hold a Clean Waters Summit on cleaning up our rivers and lakes
- Set the zero carbon emissions goal and begin setting up the independent Climate Commission
This 100 day plan was released as part of Labour's policy during the 2017 election campaign.