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Whanau Ora to be reviewed under Labour

Labour has been very clear that it is necessary to review and evaluate the effectiveness of Whanau Ora for Māori, says Māori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta

"I was pleased to meet with social service, youth, justice and health providers who are looking at the way in which services are provided to improve outcomes for whanau.

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QV figures show two-track housing market

The two-track housing market that has developed under National is underlined in QV’s latest report, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.

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Dunne mismanagement of Windows XP migration costing taxpayers

Peter Dunne needs to explain why millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money is being used to prop up outdated and unsupported computer systems across the public service - exposing some key Ministries to increased security risks, Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says.

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Minister fails to learn from class size debacle

Hekia Parata has learnt nothing from two years of public outcry and still believes class sizes don’t matter, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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Christchurch public services relocation at what cost?

The Government’s new integrated programme for relocating public services in the Christchurch CBD raises concerns about what will be cut to pay for it, Labour’s State Services spokesperson Maryan Street says.

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Labour calls on Sharples to withdraw Te Reo Bill

Labour is calling on Pita Sharples to immediately withdraw his Bill to overhaul the governance of Te Reo Māori, Labour’s Maori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says.

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Address to Congress 2014

Watch the speech here.

Tena tatou e te whanau o te Roopu Reipa i tenei ra.

Tenei te mihi kia koutou katoa.

It’s 2014. It’s election year. And we are going to win.

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Labour to revolutionise schools and learning

A Labour Government will modernise New Zealand’s schools and close the digital divide by ensuring all students in Years 5-13 have access to a portable computer in the classroom and their home, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.

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Te Reo Māori not a political football

“The rushed introduction of the Māori language Bill is further evidence that the Māori Party is  trying to score quick political points before the election,’’ said Māori Affairs Spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta.

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Investigation hopelessly compromised

An investigation into the Malaysian diplomat bungle has been hopelessly compromised by the public comments of the Prime Minister John Key, says Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer.

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