#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

  • 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. 

  • Te reo is a treasure for me

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    “To be able to speak the language my ancestors spoke is a treasure for me.

    “I didn’t grow up with the language - I came to it quite late. My grandparents spoke fluent Māori but they were of the generation that was punished for speaking it. They spoke Māori  to their children but they were expected to reply in English and mainly English was spoken as I was growing up.