As we welcome in the new year, our focus is on continuing to keep New Zealanders safe and moving forward with our economic recovery. There’s a lot to get on with, but before we say a final goodbye to 2020, here’s a quick look back at some of the milestones we’ve achieved over the past year.Continue reading →
At the 2020 General Election, the New Zealand public gave Labour a strong mandate to govern alone - the first Party to achieve this under the MMP system in New Zealand.
This mandate also meant the introduction of a huge number of new MPs - 23 in total!Continue reading →
This week we presented the audited Government accounts for the year to 30 June 2020. These always take a while to be audited and published. But this year, with all that's been happening they cover a time that seems long ago!Continue reading →
"Racism exists – we feel little and bad."
Those were the unprompted words of one student during an interview for the Education Matters to Me report produced by the Children’s Commissioner in 2018.Continue reading →
We’ve announced three additional projects to go through the fast-track resource consenting process. Read below for a quick rundown of what these projects are, what the fast-tracking process means, and why the Government is using fast-tracking as one way to create jobs sooner and accelerate our economic recovery from COVID-19.Continue reading →