Thursday, 23 June 2011
Record numbers of Kiwis vote with their feet
Record numbers of Kiwis leaving this country highlight the fact the Government is doing nothing to create jobs or close the wage gap with Australia, says Labour’s Finance Spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Monday, 13 June 2011
Exporter pain shows monetary policy not working
Today’s all-time high for the Kiwi dollar against the US dollar on the back of yesterday’s Reserve Bank statement shows our non-agricultural exporters will continue to be in serious trouble without appropriate monetary reform, say Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe and Associate Finance spokesperson David Parker.
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Hydros for prisons a bad deal for Kiwis
Finance Minister Bill English admitted at the Finance and Expenditure Committee today that National’s policy to privatise state assets could mean flogging off hydro dams to build new prisons, says Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Wednesday, 8 June 2011
National's leaders at odds again
Divisions in the National Government have been exposed again, with John Key and Bill English at odds over whether borrowing $380 million a week instead of $300 million is affecting the exchange rate, says Labour Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Key --- for mandate read mockery
Prime Minister John Key is making a mockery of his promise to seek an election-day mandate on changes to KiwiSaver, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Saturday, 21 May 2011
Budget 2011: Zero ideas, zero leadership
Budget 2011 provides zero leadership, and won’t create a stronger, export-led economy, more jobs, higher wages, or more fairness for struggling Kiwi families, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Pre-Budget speech, Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Christchurch
John Walley, CEO of the Manufacturers and Exporters Association, my colleague David Parker, invited members and guests.
Monday, 16 May 2011
Kiwis lose confidence in National's economic management
Just days before the Budget a new poll shows more Kiwis believe the economy is on the wrong track than the right track, and that they do not have confidence in National's economic management, says Labour's Finance spokesperson David Cunliffe.
Friday, 7 November 2008
Broadband Investment Fund oversubscribed
Communications and Information Technology Minister David Cunliffe says the government's Broadband Investment Fund
has received a huge number of expressions of interest for funding broadband rollout.
Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Strategic change and funding boost for cardiac surgery
Minister of Health David Cunliffe today announced details of a multi-million dollar plan to lift New Zealand's cardiac surgery rate by at least 25 percent over four-years, as apart of a major strategic review of nationwide cardiac service delivery.
Wednesday, 1 October 2008
Government announces new directions for health workforce
The Minister of Health, David Cunliffe has yesterday announced key new government policies in health workforce planning.