News & Achievements

Easing the pressure on New Zealanders

Since taking office in 2017, our Government has worked hard to lift wages and make life more affordable for New Zealanders, as we move forward with our plan to create economic security for all. 

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Supporting Kiwi kids this Children's Day

Our Government has put the wellbeing of children at the heart of everything we do.

As we celebrate World Children’s Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways Labour is working to make New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child.

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Thousands more homes under Labour

We’ve just announced a massive infrastructure investment to kick-start new housing developments across New Zealand.

Through our Infrastructure Acceleration Fund, we’re making sure that critical infrastructure - like pipes, roads and wastewater connections - is in place, so thousands more homes can be built.

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A cheaper, faster, better resource management system

Our Government is delivering a new resource management system that will better protect the environment while cutting red tape, lowering costs and speeding up the time it takes to approve new homes and infrastructure projects.

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Supporting more Kiwis into jobs

We’re helping more Kiwis into work, to help support whānau, grow our skilled workforce and secure our economy for future generations.

During our time in Government, we’ve delivered record low unemployment rates, as well as a steady fall in the number of New Zealanders receiving a main benefit, and we’re continuing to support people into jobs.

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Making childcare more affordable

We know childcare is one of the biggest costs for working families. That’s why, as part of our work to support New Zealanders with the cost of living, we’re making childcare more affordable for low and middle income families.

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Jacinda Ardern: Speech to the Labour Party Conference 2022

As we near the end of 2022, Jacinda Ardern addresses the Labour Party Conference in South Auckland. Watch the Labour Leader’s speech here.

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Kelvin Davis: Address to the Labour Party Conference 2022

I often refer to, and draw inspiration from, our tupuna, and when I reflect on the last few years the words of a famous Ngapuhi chief Te Ruki Kawiti come to mind.

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Grant Robertson: Speech to the Labour Party Conference 2022

Labour Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson speaks at the Labour Party Conference in South Auckland.

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