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Key's Levin claims are a lot of hot air

Levin hair salon owner Victoria Kaye-Simmons has cut through John Key’s claims that Labour’s plans to lift the minimum wage will hurt “the hairdressers in Levin or in Foxton”.

Team members at Victoria’s Shears Cutting Bar in The Mall, Levin, work on an earnings-sharing model which sees them paid an average of $21 per hour.

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On the trail with Ryan Pyne

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Ryan Pyne pitched up to the Wellington Central campaign office and offered to deliver leaflets – and the next thing he knew he was at Fraser House hard at work on the Get Out the Vote campaign.

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Go South, young man - Ted Greensmith

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Megan Woods dancing, David Cunliffe singing, stepping back into Labour history and taking Labour’s campaign messages to thousands of South Islanders - it’s all in a week on the big red bus.

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Campaigning can be addictive – George and Sarah

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Sarah Coward is just 22 but is already a seasoned campaigner, having worked to support Labor campaigns in Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (ACT). 

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People are communities not commodities

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Candidate Raymond Huo was recently interviewed for SkyKiwi - New Zealand’s leading online Chinese forum where he outlined Labour’s key achievements and policies. See his full interview here: 天维网专访新西兰工党国会议员霍建强.

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David Cunliffe's Fish Dinner Recipe

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I was on Good Morning today, cooking my Fish Dinner recipe, using blue cod which I'd caught. If you want to try making this at home for yourself, you can find the recipe here!

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David’s spaghetti juncture

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It’s a classic bracing Wellington day, with rain drifting across the car park of Newlands Community Centre – but there’s a lot of red piercing the gloom.
Red balloons, red placards, red flowers on Ohariu candidate Virginia Andersen’s top – even a scene-stealing little dog sporting a natty-knitted jumper complete with “four paws for Labour” slogan.

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David makes history

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Early voting for the election got underway yesterday (Wednesday) with David Cunliffe making history as the first Labour leader to cast an advance vote.

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Graham Wolf - Labour Party volunteer and early voter.

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Graham Wolf talks about being a Labour Party volunteer and early voter. He is one of the many extraordinary Labour volunteers working hard #forabetterNZ this election. He also has some great tips on hoardings. Click here to watch his video


In the Red Zone - Poto Williams

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Exactly four years on from the first Christchurch earthquake Poto Williams is sitting in the Red Zone’s Wainoni Methodist Church for a cuppa and a singalong with some 60 or so locals.

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