News & Achievements

SPEECH: 10th Anniversary of Pike River tragedy

Tēnei te mihi ki a tātau katoa e huihui nei i tēnei rā

I greet us all who are gathered here today

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Kiwis deserve fair prices at the supermarket

2020 has been a tough year. Not only has COVID-19 presented unique challenges to the way we work, play and socialise, for many Kiwis the pandemic has also meant more of a strain on the back pocket. 

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Meet our new MPs

Wondering who our new Labour MPs are? We asked our 23 new Caucus members to share a little about themselves and the experience they will be bringing to Parliament...

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Ministers sworn in to Government

Today the Governor-General swore in the new Executive.

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Our new team: Ministers of the Labour Government

Today, Jacinda Ardern announced the new Ministers for our Labour Government.

New Zealanders gave us a strong mandate to recover and rebuild from COVID-19, and we have formed a strong team to deliver. We’re taking full advantage of the wealth of experience we have in our caucus, while also bringing in new talent with first hand experience in their portfolio areas.

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WATCH LIVE: Election Night 2020

Vote still undecided? Watch this.

As of today, over 1.4 million New Zealanders have already cast their votes in this year’s election. While this shows that a huge number of people have already made up their minds about who they want to lead our country, there are many who are still undecided.

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Labour's 2020 Election Manifesto

The Labour Party understands how important continuity, stability and clarity are for New Zealanders in these uncertain times.

That’s why, in our 2020 Election Manifesto, we’re setting out how we will continue to invest in people, jobs, small businesses, infrastructure, and global trade, to set New Zealand up for the best COVID recovery possible.

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National’s false ‘wealth tax’ claims: The “last roll of the misinformation dice”

“Collins has warned voters to expect a wealth tax. This is despite the fact Labour has ruled this out a number of times.” – Jason Walls, NZ Herald.

“The Labour Party has ruled out implementing the Green Party's wealth tax.” – Henry Cooke, Stuff.

“Labour has time and time again ruled out implementing [a wealth tax].” – Jenna Lynch, Newshub.

We’ve been clear on our position when it comes to our tax policy, with the media widely picking that up and reporting that Jacinda has ruled out implementing a so-called ‘wealth tax’, yet Judith Collins’ continues to repeat the false claim.

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