#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

  • Honouring Erima Henare – a lasting legacy

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    Tamāki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare is proud to have been the “first Te Kōhanga Reo baby” elected to Parliament. All who follow in his footsteps and all Kōhanga Reo students and their families, past and present owe a debt of gratitude to Peeni’s father Erima Henare and grandfather Sir James Henare who were pivotal in developing and championing the movement.

    The Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust Board was launched in 1982 with Sir James and the then Māori Queen Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu instrumental in its founding. Erima Henare took up the torch of Te Reo and carried it proudly and with great distinction until his death in May this year.

  • Māori fun in Nanaia Mahuta’s home.

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    Waiata and kai are two of the keys to making learning te reo Māori fun in Nanaia Mahuta’s home.

    “I have a son aged five and a daughter aged two.  My husband and I made a conscious choice they would go to Kōhanga Reo and Kura Kaupapa Māori and we’ll decide about secondary school later. But I strongly believe that what happens in the home is what makes the biggest difference to learning of language.