New Zealand Labour Party

News & Achievements  

Week That Was: Future leaders lead the way on environment

We've reached an historic consensus with farmers, released our 10-year plan to save lives on our roads, and welcomed all our Youth MPs to Youth Parliament to talk about the environment, sustainability, and climate change! Plus much more...


Continue reading →

Week That Was: Five awesome things Labour's doing for New Zealand

We've been busy! Have a look at just five things we've been working on this week to make New Zealand a better place...


Continue reading →

Week That Was: New classrooms for 100,000 kids

We've had another great week of progress for New Zealand! We're moving forward, taking on the long-term challenges with smart, practical solutions. 

Continue reading →

What we're doing for families

Many of you have spoken out about the pressure facing New Zealand families today.

We’ve heard you – and we’re taking real action.

Our Families Package includes smart, targeted support for Kiwis who are working and raising a family.

We are making good progress on real results for Kiwis across the country.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Making New Zealand's banking safer

It's the week of Matariki, the Māori New Year. It's a time for reflection, having fun, looking forward to the year ahead, and spending time with whanāu.

For us, like always, it's a time of getting things done.

We've been busy this week getting on with the tackling the big, long-term issues facing New Zealand - making our banks safer, making our public transport better, and making our justice system fairer and more accessible.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Celebrating our volunteers

This week there was a lot to celebrate - from the hard work of New Zealand's volunteers to extra protection for our dolphins! We also increased mental health and addition support for offenders to help them get their lives back on track, and saw two Provincial Growth Fund investments in Northland take flight. It's all part of our work to improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Fieldays and our rural communities

It was Fieldays this week and we were firmly focused on our regions and rural communities. We progressed work on the Sustainable Land Use package, invested in the Hawke's Bay through the Provincial Growth Fund, and celebrated substantial growth in our primary sector. It's clear - we're doing the work now to support our rural communities for generations to come.

Continue reading →

Week That Was: Continuing focus on mental health

This week our MPs were busy around the country spreading the word about our Wellbeing Budget, and how our investments in mental health, child poverty, homelessness, and more, are going to build on the work we've already done to make New Zealand a better place.

Continue reading →

Budget 2019: What people are saying

Labour – alongside our partners in Government, New Zealand First and the Green Party – are proud to deliver New Zealand's first ever Wellbeing Budget. It has received glowing reviews from experts and the media... 

Continue reading →