#forabetterNZ

New Zealand should be the fairest, most decent society in the world. And we can get there together by focussing on the positive things that really matter to Kiwi families. Labour will put people first. We’ll make sure there are more affordable homes, that there are more secure jobs with higher wages, and that our kids get the best start.

 

Our values

  • Family

    We’ll make sure all Kiwi kids get the best start in life. Our policies will give parents more time to be parents and will empower young people to succeed at school and out in our communities.
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  • Work

    Labour’s Economic Upgrade policy package will deliver better jobs and higher incomes for all New Zealanders - as we move to a cleaner, smarter, and higher-value economy.
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  • Home

    Everyone should have the chance to own their own home but home ownership rates are the lowest they’ve been in 50 years. We’ll restore this Kiwi dream by making home ownership and rent more affordable.
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Latest news

  • Labour's new President

    Nigel Haworth has been elected as Labour Party President following a vote conducted among the constituent organisations and elected representatives of the Party. This follows the resignation of Moira Coatsworth in December 2014.

    Nigel previously served on the Party's NZ Council as Policy Council representative.

    Nigel Haworth said today:

    "It is a privilege to take up this role at a time of growing party membership, renewed energy across the party, and a driving commitment to Labour success in the 2017 general election. I'm looking forward to working with members across the party to build a successful 2017 campaign."

  • Willow-Jean primed for action

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    Baby Hihana was only six days old when National MP Mike Sabin’s resignation triggered a by-election announcement for Northland.

    “We all looked at one another at home and said ‘at least she’s out’,” laughs Hihana’s mother, Labour candidate for Northland, Willow-Jean Prime.