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A history of supporting New Zealanders

Labour has always been forward-thinking – consistently focusing on reducing inequality, protecting the rights of workers, and tackling long-term problems to ensure a better future.

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Securing our recovery with Budget 2021

Next week, our Government will set out the next steps in our COVID recovery with Budget 2021. We’re taking a balanced approach that will create jobs, grow the economy, and keep a lid on debt, while tackling long-term issues like child wellbeing, housing, and climate change.

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Jacinda Ardern: Pre-Budget speech to Business New Zealand

Today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a speech to Business New Zealand, setting out the next steps in our plan as we reconnect with the world and secure our recovery. Read the full speech below.

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What is the Budget and why should I care?

Finance Minister Grant Robertson has announced that New Zealand’s Budget 2021 will be delivered on Thursday, 20 May. What does that even mean?

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Happy Mother’s Day, Aotearoa!

Today, we’re celebrating mothers, grandmothers and all the mother figures in our lives – and wishing them a wonderful day with whānau and friends – and, ideally, not so many obligations.

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A full-on six months: Our record since the 2020 election

New Zealanders voted for stability and security at the last election. In the six months since, we’ve worked hard to keep Kiwis safe from COVID-19, while accelerating our economic recovery and tackling long-term challenges like housing affordability, child poverty, and climate change – and we’ve made good progress.

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Keeping Kiwis snug this winter

We believe everyone deserves a warm, dry place to call home. One way we’re making this a reality is through our Winter Energy Payment, which helps around a million people with their heating bills through the colder months and ensures whānau stay healthy with less stress.

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Eight times Labour proved it has workers' backs

Our name says a lot about our priorities, but so does our history. We’ve consistently fought for workers’ rights – from when our Party first formed in 1916, to now, when we’ve placed workers’ rights and health at the centre of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Looking ahead this Earth Day

It’s Earth Day today and here at Labour, we’re deeply committed to protecting our environment – not just today, but every day.

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