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More asset sale slush fund spending revealed

Rather than paying down National’s record $60 billion debt as promised, Budget documents reveal the asset sale money is still being used as a Government slush fund, Labour’s State-Owned Enterprises spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove says.

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Quality products and New Zealand interests should be protected

The temporary suspension of anti-dumping duties, beginning July 1, on residential building materials made offshore cannot be an excuse to allow substandard products into New Zealand, says Labour Associate spokesperson for Building and Construction Raymond Huo.

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Labour will take decisive action on family violence

Labour will take decisive and far-reaching action to address violence against women and children, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.

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Speech to the Community Housing Aotearoa Conference

Speech to the Community Housing Aotearoa Conference. July 3, 2014.

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Health inequalities set to grow in the South

The Southern Primary Health Organisation’s proposal to give hospital patients with a GP referral priority will further exacerbate growing inequalities in our health system, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson David Clark says.

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National continues to ignore dirty water concerns

The Government’s national freshwater standards announced today are an election gimmick that will do nothing to clean up New Zealand’s waterways, Labour’s Water spokesperson Meka Whaitiri says.

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Key plays fast and loose with NZ security - again

John Key has once again shot his mouth off about a security threat to New Zealand, despite official advice warning him not to, Labour’s Associate Security and Intelligence spokesperson Grant Robertson says.

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Unique heritage needs protecting

A Labour government will repeal legislation which has allowed dozens of Christchurch’s most important and significant buildings to be bulldozed without community consultation following the Canterbury earthquakes, and ensure Cantabrians have their say on the future of iconic buildings like the Christchurch Cathedral.

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Report puts climate change on campaign map

Despite National’s best attempts to ignore climate change, a new report by Generation Zero today puts the issue squarely on the election campaign map, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey says.

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McCully apologised to the wrong person

Murray McCully has apologised to the wrong person for his bungling of the Malaysian diplomat affair, Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.

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