We're a little biased, but we reckon 3 years free post-school study across a person’s lifetime is pretty great. And lots of people seem to agree with us too. Check out six top tweets about Andrew Little's State of the Nation.
Three free years. Now that's an investment in our future. Should impact on inequality too. I'm sure the talkback callers will haaaate it!— Lizzie Marvelly (@LizzieMarvelly) January 31, 2016
There's sure to be some who love it too. We hope.
I haven't seen ppl my age this excited about a political announcement in 4eva & eva amen— Jessica McAllen (@Jess_McAllen) January 31, 2016
And the same goes for grandparents, who are pretty excited about their grandkids not being saddled with debt.
Labour's out of the gate with a banggggggg & it's not even election year!— rebeccawright (@rebeccawright) January 31, 2016
No it’s not election year, but National’s not doing any long term future planning, so someone had to.
Whether you like it or not, Labour's policy certainly meets the 'go big or go home' test.— Sam Sachdeva (@SamSachdevaNZ) January 31, 2016
Watch this space - there’s plenty more big ideas to come.
If measured by how thoroughly it shredded Steven Joyce's nerves, I would say Labour's tertiary policy is already a success.— Giovanni Tiso (@gtiso) January 31, 2016
If you think his nerves are shredded, you should see his finger nails…
There is no better investment than our people and their futures.
Read more about our #3yearsfree education policy here.