As our economic rebuild gets underway, New Zealand needs a strong, responsible government to lead our recovery. National bills itself as the Party with economic credibility, but that’s not what the numbers show or what voters believe.
In the past five months, three polls have consistently shown that more New Zealanders trust Labour to run our economy than National – and by significant margins.Continue reading →
Today marks three weeks until the election, and the campaign is ramping up. This week, we’ve continued to focus on our economic recovery, announcing our plan to reduce costs for farmers and growers. We also set out our commitment to continuing our partnership with Māori as we rebuild together.Continue reading →
Together, Māori and Labour have walked a new path in our first term of Government. Based on the articles of the Treaty and the promise of equality, this path has been one of partnership and collaboration.
Our Māori Manifesto builds on the work we’ve undertaken with Māori during our first term in Government. This work includes setting up Te Arawhiti and investing hundreds of millions of dollars in targeted Māori spending, in partnership with Māori.Continue reading →
Tonight was the first Leaders’ Debate, broadcast live on TVNZ 1. It was the first time New Zealanders have seen Jacinda Ardern side-by-side Opposition Leader Judith Collins this campaign.Continue reading →
Everyone deserves a warm, dry place to live. As part of our plan for housing, Labour’s making sure more New Zealanders have a healthy place to live, while tackling long-term issues like homelessness and housing affordability.
Here’s how we’re helping Kiwis into homes.Continue reading →
Last updated 30 July 2020.
The whole world is battling with COVID-19, and no country is immune. In New Zealand, our focus is getting the latest resurgence under control and making sure we put in place immediate financial supports to cushion the economic blow.
As before, the best economic response is a strong health response. We know that protecting health and stamping out the virus means our economy gets going again faster.
In addition to a strong health response, we have a detailed plan to help New Zealand bounce back faster – and it’s already in motion.
Our plan is built around five key principles: investing in our people, jobs, preparing for the future, supporting our small businesses, and positioning New Zealand globally.Continue reading →