Six wins for Māori in six months of government

It’s now been six months since the Government was sworn in and Jacinda Ardern became Te Pirimia o Aotearoa.

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Otago University Convocation Speech

Thank you so much for the opportunity and privilege to join you today. It feels like a privilege to speak because we’re at the beginning of something that I am sure will be special to each and every one of you.

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100 days. Here's what we've done.

On Thursday 26 October, our Government took office. Since then we’ve got a whole lot of stuff done – in fact, we’ve ticked off everything that was in our 100 day plan. And this is just the beginning! We’ve got a whole lot more planned.

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Our first two weeks

It’s now been two weeks (and a day) since the Labour-led Government was sworn in, and Jacinda Ardern became the new Prime Minister of New Zealand – and we’ve got straight to work!

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Speech from the Throne

Delivered by Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, on the occasion of the State Opening of Parliament, Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Tuhia ki te rangi

Tuhia ki te whenua

Tuhia ki te ngakau o nga tangata

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Jacinda Ardern's Speech to CTU Conference 2017

I want to start by saying thank you

During the election campaign, my rallying cry was “Let’s do this’

We wanted to capture both that there was a huge amount we needed to change to place NZ on a better path. But we also wanted to capture the sentiment, that, together, change was possible.

With your help, and the support of voters, change is not just possible, it’s real.

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Ministers in the sixth Labour-led Government

This morning, Jacinda Ardern announced the ministerial portfolios for the incoming Labour-led Government.

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Meet the team: Deborah Russell

This election, Labour has welcomed 18 new MPs to our team in Parliament. We've asked them a few questions about their first couple of weeks here, and what they're most looking forward to as an MP. First up: our new MP for New Lynn, Deborah Russell!

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Welcome to our new MPs!

Last week we welcomed 17 fantastic new Labour MPs for their first day of Parliament. We're thrilled to have such great additions to our team, and we can't wait to see what they achieve over the next three years! 

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How to vote if you're overseas

Overseas voting is now open – and with this election shaping up to be closer than ever, your vote will be crucial for getting New Zealand back on track after nine long years of National. Being overseas doesn't have to stop you from having your say, especially if you want a better New Zealand to return to, and you're ready for Jacinda to be Prime Minister.

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