News & Achievements

Carmel Sepuloni: Backing families to get ahead

Investing in people has never been so important - and it’s a key part of Labour’s five point economic plan.

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Labour supports working New Zealanders

Labour has a proud history of supporting working New Zealanders, whether through the implementation of the 40hr work week or the introduction of the Working for Families package. 

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Week That Was: Back on the campaign trail

We're officially back to the campaign for the 2020 General Election. The campaign may look a little different this year, but our candidates are still getting out and about in their communities and spreading the word about how another term of Labour will keep New Zealand moving in the right direction. 

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Labour's plan to bring down debt: Your questions answered

You might have heard a bit of discussion about Government debt lately, as experts weigh in on the COVID-19 economic recovery. If you’re wondering why it’s such a contested topic, or even if you’re unsure of what Government debt actually is, then read on - we’ve got you covered! 

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Labour's plan for tax: Your questions answered

We believe every New Zealander deserves the chance to make an informed decision on Election Day. We’ve answered some of the most common questions on our 2020 tax policy, including how much money will be raised from our new top tax rate, and how this will be used to control debt and help our economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.

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How does tax work?

All this tax talk leaving you a bit dazed and confused? Read below to find out more about our progressive tax system and what Labour's policy means for you.

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Grant Robertson: A balanced plan for managing debt

The world is facing its most challenging battle in generations with an insidious and new virus as the enemy.

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Debt: What's Labour's plan?

We’re committed to managing the Government’s books responsibly and keeping debt under control while supporting our people and our economy through the 1-in-100 year shock caused by COVID-19. 

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Tax: What's Labour's plan?

For 98% of New Zealanders, there will be no changes to income tax.

Earn less than $180,000? No changes to your income tax.

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