News & Achievements

Responding to Cyclone Gabrielle

Cyclone Gabrielle is the most significant weather event New Zealand has seen this century. The severity and the extensiveness of the damage has not been experienced in a generation.

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Focused on the cost of living

Labour is focused on the bread and butter issues that matter most to New Zealanders – and that’s why we’ve put the cost of living front and centre.

This week we signalled a new direction for our Government and announced the next steps in our plan to support families with the cost of living.

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Waitangi Day – a time to reflect and learn

Kia ora e te whānau. Today, we mark the anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi - and our commitment to working in partnership with Māori to deliver better outcomes and tackle the big issues, together.

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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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Extra cost of living support for New Zealanders

When Chris Hipkins took on the job of Prime Minister, he said bread and butter issues like the cost of living would be the Government’s top priority – and this week, we’ve set out extra support for families and businesses.

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Investing in the health of New Zealanders

Every New Zealander deserves access to world-class healthcare, no matter where they live. We have a comprehensive plan to make sure this is a reality – and we’re making good progress.

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Five years of supporting whānau

Since coming into Government, we’ve worked hard to lift family incomes and make New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child. While long term challenges like inequality and child poverty will take time to fix, we’ve made good progress over the past five years.

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Supporting Kiwis through 2022

Over the past year, our Government has worked hard to support families in the face of global cost of living challenges. At the same time, we’ve continued to tackle the long-standing issues facing New Zealand, like housing affordability, climate change and child poverty – and we’re making good progress.

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