New Zealand Labour Party

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Helping Kiwis into homes

Since coming into Government, we’ve worked hard to tackle homelessness and make sure everyone has a warm, dry home. And today, on World Homeless Day, we want to report back and update you on our progress so far. 

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Week That Was: Border security and backing our regions

We're making progress on tackling the long-term challenges: from homelessness, to strengthening border security, to bringing banking back New Zealand's small towns.

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Week That Was: Global action on climate change

Another busy week, from speaking with world leaders on the world stage about climate change, to equipping our school leavers with everything they need to get ahead in life.

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Keeping our communities safe

We’re updating our gun control laws to stop the flow of firearms from reaching the hands of criminals, to help keep New Zealanders and their families safe.

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Week That Was: Rolling out mental health support

This week was a mental health week of action! We rolled out mental health and addiction support in GPs, announced our suicide prevention strategy and much more!

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Week That Was: Helping you into a home

This week we’ve made more progress, announcing our plans to help more first-home buyers into homes, clean up our rivers, deliver better cancer care and more!

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Cleaning up our rivers

We’re cleaning up our rivers and lakes. After nine years of neglect, our waterways are under serious threat. Many of the spots we used to swim are now unswimmable.

New Zealanders want us to clean up rivers – so we’re getting on with it!

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Getting more Kiwis into homes

We’re taking action to help more New Zealanders into homes, with an innovative new ownership scheme that will help hopeful home owners buy a house over time.

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Better cancer care

We're taking action to ensure New Zealanders living with cancer have access to high quality care no matter who they are or where they live.

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