News & Achievements

Week That Was: Rebuilding New Zealand

We're rebuilding New Zealand - our transport network, our hospitals, our schools and more... After nine years of neglect there's a lot to fix - but we're getting on with the job.

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FAQ: Cash injection for almost every state school in New Zealand

Live from the Whanganui Opera House, on the final day of the 2019 Labour Party Conference, Jacinda Ardern announced the largest investment in school property in 25 years.

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Weekend That Was: Labour Party Conference

This weekend was Labour's 103rd Party Conference! We welcomed over 500 of our Labour whānau in red to Whanganui, where we reflected on the last two years in Government, and looked ahead to 2020 and beyond.

We know the long-term challenges facing New Zealand won't be tackled overnight, but we're making good progress and that's something we took great heart in celebrating.

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Jacinda Ardern's Speech to the 2019 Labour Party Conference

Live from the Royal Wanganui Opera House.


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Grant Robertson's Speech to the 2019 Labour Party Conference

It is a great pleasure to be here in Whanganui for the 2019 Labour Conference. 

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Kelvin Davis' Speech to the 2019 Labour Party Conference

Māori are natural storytellers. On the marae we use stories to tell our history, to teach the next generation life lessons and to let people know, in our most creative of ways, who we are and where we have come from.

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Week That Was: Tackling child poverty

It's been a great week of progress: we've celebrated Children's Day, we've made communities safer with 1800 new police, and we've seen almost 90% of eligible schools take up Government funding to scrap school donations - taking pressure off the families of more than 416,000 students.

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Week That Was: Historic action on climate change

"Today we have made a choice that will leave a legacy... I hope that means that future generations will see that we, in New Zealand, were on the right side of history." - Jacinda Ardern, Third Reading of the Zero Carbon Bill

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Week That Was: 2,000 teachers in two years

We began the week by commemorating the New Zealand Wars and celebrating a major increase in the number of teachers. Then, we were busy supporting offenders into work and getting our rail back on track after years of underinvestment. And that's just the start!

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