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Campaigning in Papatoetoe North

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I found myself in Papatoetoe North early Friday morning. It was cold, but the large red bus and the group of Labour activists, centred on Nanaia Mahuta and Arena Williams, warmed things up considerably.

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Campaigning for a better NZ - Mark Byford

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I'm eighteen and live in Palmerston North. I've been involved in the Labour Party since I was 14 when Sue Moroney took me along to my first Labour meeting the Tory heartland town of Cambridge.

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David Shearer in Ohariu on Gaza

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1pm Tuesday 12 August, in the heart of Peter Dunne territory, the Khandallah Town Hall was full of people coming to hear David Shearer.

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We're Standing in Every Electorate

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Here is an interesting fact!

We noticed earlier this week something that most people probably don’t realise.

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Campaign Launch - Tamati Coffey

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Call us fresh, call us naive, call us whatever you want, but that morning of the Labour Party launch, you could definitely call us, excited!

It was a 21st-Century-drive, up to Auckland. Most people in the car had smartphones so their heads were down most of the time. There were still fights over control of the music, toilet stops, drink stops and the occassional ' are we there yet?'.

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Putting the rungs back on the ladder – Kelly Ellis

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I grew up in Wellington but left there 23 years ago and I have been moving steadily north ever since – I anticipate being in the Cook Islands at this rate. 
Growing up, I spent time in foster care and a children’s home. I was kicked out of school but eventually I went to night school for school certificate and then studied journalism at Wellington Polytechnic.

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A shout out from the campaign launch - Will Matthews

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This was my first campaign launch and it was fantastic – there was an incredible atmosphere and so many people.  I met people from all over the country who had come to Auckland for the event including a lot of my Labour friends from Wellington.

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It’s not about who you are standing against – it’s about what you are standing for.

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Corie Haddock is “a working class boy from Taranaki”. A former welder, who went on to study mental health at university, he’s a manager with the Lifewise trust, a community organisation which initiates new ways to solve challenging social issues and provides services to families in need, the homeless and disabled people. 

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Where there’s a Willow there’s a way to fundraise

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Market stalls, a Paint the Town Red Fundraiser and Prime Quiz Night are all among recent fundraising events organised to help support Willow-Jean Prime’s campaign for the Northland General Electorate.

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David Cunliffe's Speech to Campaign Launch

Watch David Cunliffe's speech to the Campaign launch where he unveiled Labour's plan for a fairer health system for Kiwis.

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