News & Achievements

Help bring about change - get someone out to vote


Getting our supporters out to vote during is something veteran Labour volunteers are familiar with – but it’s something every Labour supporter can help with too, even those who have so far not been able to be actively involved with the campaign. 

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Labor neighbour Bryce pitches in at Fraser House


When are we pleased to see the Aussies? Certainly when we’re beating them at rugby and definitely when they are supporting Labour’s election campaign.

Bryce Roney, who works for Labor in Tasmania, has been seconded to Fraser House by the Australian Labor Party and is helping with a range of campaign projects.

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Opening Statement

We're so proud of our Opening Statement! We hope you like it too.

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A life working for social justice, David Shearer


I believe New Zealand can be the best country in the world, where everyone can get a fair go and anyone prepared to work for it can achieve their dream.

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Happy to be left holding the baby – as the battle for Ōhariu heats up

John and Tricia Andersen spent decades serving communities across New Zealand by choosing to teach in low decile schools, often in remote areas, including principal and deputy principal roles. Now they are working to improve opportunities for New Zealand’s children in another way – by providing practical support to daughter Virginia Andersen as her campaign to win the
Ōhariu seat gathers pace.

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Boys on film - Nohorua Parata


Meka Whaitiri recently told Labour Voices “I am a Māori
 MP, for a Māori electorate. I see life through a Māori lens.” Sons Nohorua, 17, and Wi Rangi, 16, have been looking through a different lens – making campaign videos for their mother. Here Nohorua Parata discusses how he and his brother support Meka’s campaign. 

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We've launched the campaign. The hoardings are up.


We've launched the campaign. The hoardings are up. Our TV ads are running. But what this campaign needs now is YOU. It's people on the ground that'll make the crucial difference. 

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Carmel in Kelston


I’m Carmel Sepuloni and I am the candidate for Kelston.

I was a teenager during the 90’s.  This period really shaped my political views for life.  Both my parents lost jobs.  I still remember the rhetoric of the day – ‘bludgers’.   We lived in a small town of 5000 people and, when the local freezing works closed down, families were hit hard. Getting work was easier said than done and, even if you got work, the wages were ridiculously low.

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