Labour will support a future where New Zealanders from every background will have the ability to use Te Reo Māori in everyday conversations, says Labour’s Deputy Leader and Māori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis.
“Labour will commit to a target that by 2025 every child during ECE, primary school, and intermediate school has Te Reo Māori integrated into their learning.
The Labour Government will inject nearly $3 million into the Te Hiku Sports Hub project, to help realise a much-needed health and recreational facility for the Far North, says Labour Deputy Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau Kelvin Davis.
“The people of the Far North and Kaitaia have been crying out for a facility that will bring our communities together and provide positive health and recreation options.
The Labour Party remains resolute that Auckland’s parks and playgrounds are not to be carved up for housing development and that Auckland’s public reserves remain public reserves, says Labour's Maori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis.
National will welcome the chance to vote for a real solution to the housing crisis after their many, many failed attempts, says Labour MP for Te Tai Tokerau Kelvin Davis.
Kelvin Davis’s Housing Corporation (Affordable Housing Development) Amendment Bill was drawn from the ballot today. It implements Labour’s KiwiBuild policy by requiring the Housing Minister and Housing New Zealand to plan and undertake an affordable house construction programme that will build 10,000 affordable houses per year for selling to first home buyers.
The Government needs to declare a state of emergency for Māori Housing, says Labour’s Māori Development spokesperson and Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis.
“The extra $3 million a year Māori Housing Network fund will not scratch the surface in providing homes for those who need it in just Kaitaia alone where there are at least 49 whanau wanting a house and a further 50 individuals.