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Mandela Peace Summit: New Zealand National Statement

Our Prime Minister spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit held at the UN General Assembly. 

Her speech highlighted the impact Nelson Mandela had on New Zealand and the work still left to do to create the peaceful, prosperous, democratic, fair and inclusive world that Mandela strived for.

Watch the speech here and read the full transcript below.

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Kaitiakitanga: Protecting our planet

Prime Minister Ardern was the main keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of Climate Week in New York City.

She was joined by the President of Haiti, President of Costa Rica, and President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, among others.

Her speech highlighted the importance of New Zealand's responsibility to our vulnerable Pacific neighbours in the face of climate change, and included an announcement of a siginificant funding boost in aid to the Pacific to help them deal with climate change challenges.

Watch highlights of the speech here and read the full transcript below.

 

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UN New York: Day One

Kia ora koutou! We're following the PM on her visit to the United Nations in New York.

You can follow everything going on right here - from speeches, meetings, appearances and announcements! 

Take a look at what we got up to on day one!

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Week That Was: A historic week!

Our Week That Was series gives you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-on around Parliament and across the country over the past week. We're proud of all we're doing to make New Zealand a great place to live - and we want to share it with you!

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Our plan for a modern New Zealand we can all be proud of

On September the 16th, we announced our priorities and the steps we are taking to build a modern and fairer New Zealand.

Our plan builds on the significant changes we have already made over the last year. Importantly, this is a long-term plan.

We are looking out 30 years ahead, not just three – bringing fresh energy and thinking to tackle big challenges, like climate change and child poverty. 

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Week That Was: Our plan!

Our Week That Was series gives you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-on around Parliament and across the country over the past week. We're proud of all we're doing to make New Zealand a great place to live - and we want to share it with you!

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Week That Was: Pacific, Public Service, Provincial Growth Fund!

Our Week That Was series gives you a round-up of all the achievements, announcements, and other political goings-on around Parliament and across the country over the past week. We're proud of all we're doing to make New Zealand a great place to live - and we want to share it with you!

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Let's make rentals warm and dry

Over a third of Kiwis rent. That's nearly 600,000 households. Many of these homes are cold and damp. 

These living conditions aren't just unpleasant - they're unhealthy. 

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What we're doing for Canterbury

Eight years on from the first earthquake, we take a look back at all the things we've achieved so far for Canterbury and its people. Check it out...

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