Menu

News & Achievements

Week That Was: Future leaders lead the way on environment

We've reached an historic consensus with farmers, released our 10-year plan to save lives on our roads, and welcomed all our Youth MPs to Youth Parliament to talk about the environment, sustainability, and climate change! Plus much more...

 

Continue reading →

The Zero Carbon Bill Explained

The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill is currently being considered by the Environment Select Committee before it goes to second reading, but it could be facing opposition.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Five awesome things Labour's doing for New Zealand

We've been busy! Have a look at just five things we've been working on this week to make New Zealand a better place...

 

Continue reading →

Week That Was: New classrooms for 100,000 kids

We've had another great week of progress for New Zealand! We're moving forward, taking on the long-term challenges with smart, practical solutions. 

Continue reading →

1 July: Good progress on long-term goals

We want to improve the wellbeing of every single New Zealander. To do that, we have to think longer than just a three-year-term, and look at the things that really matter to Kiwis – like having a healthy place to live, enough money to raise a family, and a good future to look forward to.

Continue reading →

What we're doing for families

Many of you have spoken out about the pressure facing New Zealand families today.

We’ve heard you – and we’re taking real action.

Our Families Package includes smart, targeted support for Kiwis who are working and raising a family. It was fully rolled out on 1 July, 2018.

By managing our money well and making smart decisions in our last Budget, we are making good progress on real results for Kiwis across the country.


Continue reading →

Week That Was: Making New Zealand's banking safer

It's the week of Matariki, the Māori New Year. It's a time for reflection, having fun, looking forward to the year ahead, and spending time with whanāu.

For us, like always, it's a time of getting things done.

We've been busy this week getting on with the tackling the big, long-term issues facing New Zealand - making our banks safer, making our public transport better, and making our justice system fairer and more accessible.

Continue reading →

Taking mental health seriously

For too long, the mental health of New Zealanders has not been a priority. We're changing that - with the biggest investment in mental health, in any Budget, ever.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Celebrating our volunteers

This week there was a lot to celebrate - from the hard work of New Zealand's volunteers to extra protection for our dolphins! We also increased mental health and addition support for offenders to help them get their lives back on track, and saw two Provincial Growth Fund investments in Northland take flight. It's all part of our work to improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

Continue reading →