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Friday, 1 August 2014
Banks Conviction: ACT Should Apologise to Epsom “The conviction of John Banks today is another sad chapter for John Banks and the ACT Party”, says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. 7405 views

Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Labour alerts Justice Ministry to gaping security hole in its website Labour’s Information Technology spokesperson, Clare Curran, has today alerted the Ministry of Justice of a serious security flaw in its website. 314 views

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
Workers reminded to check payslips Workers need to carefully examine their payslips as the KiwiSaver employer and employee contribution rate increases from 2% to 3% from today says Labour’s spokesperson, for Labour Issues Darien Fenton. 365 views

Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Government must back down on iPad tax too The National/United Future Government’s plans for its petty iPad and cellphone tax should be dumped following Revenue Minister Peter Dunne’s appalling admission that due diligence for it hasn’t been completed, Labour’s Revenue Spokesperson David Cunliffe says. 283 views

Thursday, 14 February 2013
Dunne must take leadership on overseas tax Peter Dunne must act on an OECD report that reveals the shocking extent of multi-national tax avoidance, says Labour’s Revenue spokesperson David Clark. 307 views

Friday, 8 February 2013
Adams' dodgy deals cost Kiwis $400 Amy Adams is taking almost $400 right out of the pockets of Kiwi households with her delaying tactics on the Commerce Commission’s suggested price cuts, says Labour’s Communications and IT spokesperson Clare Curran. 292 views

Law change needed on airport pricing Labour says the Government should change the law in response to a damning report by the Commerce Commission into monopoly pricing by Wellington Airport. 286 views

Please hold, your call is unimportant to us... The Government knew that the Novopay service centre was not up to the job before the botched teachers’ pay system went live, says Chris Hipkins, Labour’s acting Education spokesperson. 307 views

Go figure – jobless 'stats' hide real story The latest Household Labour Force Survey which shows some 30,000 Kiwis have given up looking for work has really put the wind up Paula Bennett, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says. 272 views

Fed-up Defence staff join Aussie exodus - 8 February 2013 Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman should be ashamed by the number of Kiwi sailors jumping ship and joining the exodus across the ditch, Labour’s Defence spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway. 277 views

Thursday, 7 February 2013
Where are the jobs, Prime Minister? Today’s unemployment data, which shows that 33,000 people have given up on the labour market altogether, is an indictment on National’s economic failure, says Su’a William Sio. 371 views

Youth hung out to dry yet again The Government’s so-called ‘focus’ on youth unemployment has been shown up for what it is – a PR stunt - with figures out today that show the number of young Kiwis not in education, training or work has gone up yet again, says Labour’s Youth Affairs spokesperson Megan Woods. 233 views

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Govt's meddling in schools misses the point The Government’s obsession with meddling with school funding is hugely disruptive, and is doing nothing to help improve children’s learning, says Chris Hipkins, Labour’s acting Education spokesperson. 235 views

Monday, 4 February 2013
Dunedin Labour MPs support Presbyterian Support Otago Dunedin Labour MPs have called on the Southern District Health Board to reassess their decision to exclude Presbyterian Services Otago from their list of providers of home help services for the elderly. 223 views

Choose consumers over Chorus, Mr Key Chorus’s deliberate delay tactics with the Commerce Commission are a blow to Kiwi consumers and must be condemned by the Government, says Clare Curran. 271 views

Public private partnership school costing taxpayers The Government’s experiment with public private partnerships in schools will end up costing taxpayers $1.5 million more than it claims it will save, says Chris Hipkins. 266 views

Teachers' pay for Ministers' risk taking Documentation released today clearly shows that Ministers must have been made aware of the extensive problems with the Novopay payroll system before they signed off its implementation, Labour’s Acting Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. 197 views

Lack of doctors is a major health concern The report on doctor shortages released today by the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists should be a wake up call to the Government, says Labour's Health Spokesperson, Maryan Street. 184 views

Friday, 1 February 2013
Chaos still the order of the day for chemists 228 views

Funding battles shouldn't hold up transport changes Lengthy disputes over funding cannot be allowed to stall progress for Christchurch’s new transport system, says Labour’s Christchurch Transport Issues spokesperson and MP for Wigram Megan Woods. 180 views

Record 53,676 Kiwis fled to Aussie in 2012 205 views

Another provincial town reeling under National's inept management High dollar forces Summit factory closure, 190 jobs cut in Oamaru The crippling exchange rate has caused 192 hard-working Kiwis to lose their job as Summit Wool Spinner is sold, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker. 204 views

Novopay review too little, too late The Government’s plan to hold a ministerial inquiry into the Novopay debacle is a step in the right direction - but ultimately it is too little, too late, says Chris Hipkins, Labour’s acting Education spokesperson. 193 views

$15 minimum wage should top Bridges' to-do list 200 views

Revenue projections drop by almost $1b a month The Government’s tax forecasts for 2012 - 2016 have dropped by almost $1 billion a month since the election, highlighting its failure to boost growth and create jobs, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker. 207 views

Thursday, 31 January 2013
Police budget constraints erode 111 service National’s erosion of our 111 emergency service is not going unnoticed, says Labour’s Police spokesperson Kris Faafoi. 181 views

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
PM must own Hekia's bad karma Hekia Parata’s glib dismissal of the non-payment of Ministry of Education staff today as “karma” is outrageous, and John Key should tell her to apologise, says Chris Hipkins. 231 views

Denial doesn't make child poverty go away The Government doesn’t just have a blind spot when it comes to child poverty, it has a major case of denial, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson and Spokesperson for Children, Jacinda Ardern says. 226 views

Parents pick up tab for Govt underfunding At a time when many parents are struggling with the constantly increasing cost of living, John Key’s government is asking them to pay more and more for their children’s education too, Labour’s acting Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. 225 views

$50-million hole in Key's apprenticeship plan The Government's johnny-come-lately plan to increase the number of apprentices has a more than $50 million hole in it, says Grant Robertson Labour’s Tertiary Education, Skills and Training Spokesperson. 235 views

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