#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

  • Political will to beat the TB epidemic

    Parliamentarians from the region have this week formed the Asia Pacific TB Caucus, at an historic meeting in Sydney, Australia, to drive progress against this intractable disease.

    Some 60 percent of the world’s TB cases occur in the Asia Pacific region, where nearly five million people fall ill each year.  The continued development of drug-resistant TB is a threat to global health security.  

  • The Saudi Sheep Files – Updated

    New documents published today show Minister McCully appears to have breached the Public Finance Act by dressing up the cash payment paid to Hmood Al Khalaf as a joint venture.

    In a briefing to Murray McCully on 19 April 2012, MFAT officials said they would find a way to meet Al Khalaf’s previously stated desire for compensation ‘possibly through the joint venture’. They did this after Mr McCully had earlier insisted the $4 million payment not be called compensation because that would cause “a plethora of layers and bureaucrats” to become involved.