News & Achievements

Week that was: Health, housing and early voting

It was a big week of policy announcements as Jacinda and the Labour team hit the road to let New Zealanders know about our plan to keep New Zealand moving. From snow down south to our day of action, here are this week’s highlights from the campaign trail.

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100 reasons to vote Labour

Soon, people across New Zealand will get to decide who they want to see leading our country through the next three years. 

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Labour's fiscal plan: responsible, balanced and fully costed

We’ve released our fiscal plan for next term, and it shows how we’ll continue to manage the Government books responsibly if re-elected on October 17th. 

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Jacinda Ardern takes out Newshub debate

Jacinda Ardern nailed it in this week’s Newshub debate, holding Judith Collins to account on National’s shambolic economic plan and outlining our plan to keep New Zealand moving.

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Modern hospitals, quality care: Labour’s record on health

We believe that when New Zealanders need healthcare, they deserve to have it delivered in a safe and healthy environment. Patients and staff shouldn’t have to worry about mould or rot in hospital walls – but that was the reality when Labour came into Government in 2017. We inherited a health system under serious strain, following years of neglect and underinvestment by National.

Over the past three years, we’ve worked hard to turn this around to ensure more New Zealanders can get quality care, when and where they need it – and we’ve made good progress.

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Why we support increasing the minimum wage

Labour has a proud history of standing for fairness at work, supporting the development of high-quality, high wage jobs and for improving the quality of life for New Zealand workers.

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Working with farmers for a better future

Farmers play a key role in our economy and in our communities, and will be at the forefront of our COVID recovery. Labour has worked in partnership with Kiwi farmers over the past three years and together we’ve tackled Mycoplasma bovis, worked through droughts and flooding, started cleaning up our waterways, and taken steps towards a more sustainable economy.

As part of our rebuild and recovery plan, we’re committed to backing our farmers so we can keep moving forward together. Here’s a look at what we’ve achieved together over the past three years.

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Is National really better than Labour with the economy? Yeah, nah.

National tells New Zealanders to trust them with the economy, but recent data shows they’re not the strong economic managers they like to claim.

Labour has a strong track record of keeping debt under control. We’ve worked hard over the past three years to pay down the debt we inherited from the previous National Government, and manage the books responsibly – and the results speak for themselves.

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Minimum wage increases vs. tax cuts – what really boosts the economy?

This election, Labour and National have set out very different proposals for growing our economy and supporting New Zealanders through our COVID recovery. But when it comes to real results, the experts are clear – only our plan will keep New Zealand moving.

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