News & Achievements

How Labour’s team is leading New Zealand

During our time in Government, the Labour team has worked hard to improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders while making progress on the long-term challenges facing our country. There’s still more to do, but our track record shows that our team is leading New Zealand in the right direction.

Read more about our Ministers and their work to support New Zealanders and our COVID recovery below.

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What’s the difference between National and Labour?

Still weighing up who to vote for in this year’s election? Here are five key differences between National and Labour to help you make your decision.

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Week that was: Jobs, trades training and supporting Kiwi workers

It was another busy week out on the campaign trail, with Labour focused on jobs, training, and supporting Kiwi workers. As we continue to roll out our five-point plan for recovery, we’re investing in our people, businesses, communities and vital services, so we can keep our economy moving as we rebuild New Zealand together.

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Labour is backing our regions for recovery

Our regions are a vital part of our economic recovery plan. They’re home to innovative and creative businesses, and the backbone of our export economy - which is why Labour will continue to support our regions to grow as together, we rebuild better.

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Latest figures show stronger economic recovery

Data released this week shows that, while New Zealand is not immune to the economic impacts of the global pandemic, our strong health response has meant we’ve been able to get our economy going faster than many other countries.

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17 ways to get involved with the 2020 election

This year’s election is on 17 October – and it’s coming up fast! With one month to go until Election Day, we’ve come up with 17 ways you, your friends and family can get involved in our campaign and help Labour keep New Zealand moving.

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Labour are backing teachers and building a stronger, fairer education system

In the first two years of our term in Government, we gave teachers record pay rises as a way of recognising the lack of adequate adjustments over the previous decade and the significant role they play in the lives of children and young people. We also increased the number of teachers in the country by 2,000.

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Carmel Sepuloni: Backing families to get ahead

Investing in people has never been so important - and it’s a key part of Labour’s five point economic plan.

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Labour supports working New Zealanders

Labour has a proud history of supporting working New Zealanders, whether through the implementation of the 40hr work week or the introduction of the Working for Families package. 

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