Labour Party

19 Jun 18, 7:37am
Deputy and soon-to-be acting Prime Minister Winston Peters put his own stamp on this week's post cabinet press conference, as Jason Walls describes
18 Jun 18, 1:07pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
17 Jun 18, 7:09am
It has taken a while but tensions are finally starting to show within the parties that form the Government. Jason Walls argues Andrew Little put it best: ‘This is just coalition government’
14 Jun 18, 1:34pm
Chairman says bank bosses to be called before Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee as FMA & RBNZ probe into sector continues
14 Jun 18, 10:48am
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
13 Jun 18, 12:24pm
Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
13 Jun 18, 9:18am
In government the National Party was opposed to a deposit insurance scheme, but now in opposition finance spokeswoman Amy Adams has opened the door to the concept
12 Jun 18, 4:33pm
ANZ say the Government has overestimated how many students its new work rights policy will affect by up to 6000 people per year
11 Jun 18, 12:11pm
PM says disagreements between partners is normal for a coalition government, but suggests Andrew Little did announce a planned repeal of the 3 strikes policy too soon
10 Jun 18, 7:02am
The Government’s handling of the oil and gas exploration ban has undone much of the goodwill it earned with its business-friendly Budget, Jason Walls says
8 Jun 18, 12:29pm
Associate Finance Minister David Parker says the price of New Zealand homes should be set by buyers in this country, not those from overseas
7 Jun 18, 9:44pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern criticises the Opposition for spreading ‘false claims’ around its working groups
7 Jun 18, 8:22am
Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
6 Jun 18, 4:54pm
Speaking to MPs at a rare appearance at a select committee, the Finance Minister defends his Government’s debt track as Amy Adams goes on a familiar offensive
5 Jun 18, 2:59pm
The Government has a plan to establish sector-wide Fair Pay Agreements, which will see unions and employers working to set minimum hours and wage conditions
2 Jun 18, 12:56pm
The Government is proposing removing the requirement for post-study work visas to be sponsored by an employer because 'too many students are being sold a false dream'
1 Jun 18, 11:40am
The Government will spend $50 million on an ‘investment package’ in Northland which includes funding for potentially ‘upgrading and expanding’ the Northland rail line
28 May 18, 3:13pm
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
28 May 18, 12:01pm
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
Cartoon by Jacky Carpenter. (c)
24 May 18, 1:27pm
Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf says he is “disappointed” with the Housing Minister’s comments that his officials are “kids… disconnected from reality”


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