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Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour’s regional development fund to support Palmerston North Labour will consider a proposal to develop an inland port at Palmerston North, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “The Palmerston North community has developed plans for an inland port which will bring jobs and economic growth to a region […]

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Emergency staff at breaking point

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Emergency staff at breaking point

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Emergency staff at breaking point The Southern DHB is so cash-strapped it is failing to fill nursing rosters, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson David Clark says.  “Every day emergency department nurses arrive at work knowing they are likely to be carrying more than their recommended workload.  “Nurses have […]

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Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Rock-star economy unplugged by China log jam The collapse of log prices due to oversupply in China threatens to wash the gloss off what remains of National’s so-called rock-star economy, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. “Already this year the price of milk solids has plunged by more […]

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Young job seekers dealt a poor hand

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Young job seekers dealt a poor hand

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Young job seekers dealt a poor hand National’s “keep ’em poor” card for young people on a benefit is a sorry substitute for job training, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Sue Moroney says.  The Government today announced it would extend its payment card scheme to all teen parents […]

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Labour – achieving change for Kiwi women

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour – achieving change for Kiwi women

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour – achieving change for Kiwi women Working towards being a world leader in eliminating violence against women and children will be a priority for a Labour Government. Releasing Labour’s Women’s Affairs policy today spokesperson Carol Beaumont said while Labour had a proud track record of achieving […]

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Accessible healthcare also affordable

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Accessible healthcare also affordable

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Accessible healthcare also affordable   It is obvious from Tony Ryall’s hasty attack of Labour’s plans to extend free GP visits to older people that he hasn’t bothered to actually read the policy, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says. “Mr Ryall’s response to Labour’s comprehensive, fully costed […]

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Nats sold 500 rugby fields of land a day offshore

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Nats sold 500 rugby fields of land a day offshore

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Nats sold 500 rugby fields of land a day offshore Under National over one million hectares of land has been approved for overseas sale – 16 times the size of Lake Taupō or the equivalent of five hundred rugby fields a day, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker […]

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Joyce’s dodgy sums fool no-one

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Joyce’s dodgy sums fool no-one

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Joyce’s dodgy sums fool no-one Steven Joyce’s attempt to attack Labour’s positive plan for affordable healthcare will fool no-one. “We knew that National would try to say that we can’t afford free GP visits and prescriptions for the New Zealanders who need it. But, as David Cunliffe […]

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Campaign Launch – Ready to Win

By   /  August 10, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Campaign Launch – Ready to Win

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Campaign Launch – Ready to Win Today I launched Labour’s election campaign at the Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland. Here is the speech I gave.   E rau rangatira ma E te whanau o te roopu reipa Piki mai, kake mai haere mai Te tangi a te pipiwharauroa […]

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Labour extends free GP visits, free prescriptions

By   /  August 10, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour extends free GP visits, free prescriptions

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour extends free GP visits, free prescriptions Nearly 40 per cent of Kiwis – or 1.7 million people – will be eligible for free doctors’ visits and free prescriptions under a Labour Government, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. “Last year more than half a million New Zealanders […]

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Labour promises a fairer ACC for all Kiwis

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour promises a fairer ACC for all Kiwis

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour promises a fairer ACC for all Kiwis Accident compensation for loss of potential earnings will rise under a Labour Government, while people not earning at the time of their accident will also be eligible for compensation, Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. Releasing Labour’s ACC policy […]

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Pacific unemployment still highest in the country

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Pacific unemployment still highest in the country The Minister of Pacific Island Affairs can boast all he wants about changes to employment statistics for Pacific people but the reality for many Pacific people is nowhere close to National’s promised brighter future, Labour’s Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su’a William […]

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Labour’s water policy is for our kids not National

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour’s water policy is for our kids not National

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour’s water policy is for our kids not National  Labour has sent a clear message to New Zealanders with the release of its Water policy; we will clean up New Zealand’s rivers and lakes over a generation, says Labour’s Water spokesperson Meka Whaitiri.  “National’s Amy Adams  is […]

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Teachers line up for last chance at democracy

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Teachers line up for last chance at democracy

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Teachers line up for last chance at democracy Plans by National to scrap the democratically-elected Teachers Council have prompted 37 nominations for just four places, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. “This is the last chance teachers have to elect their own council before the Government replaces […]

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Labour – Creating opportunities

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour – Creating opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour – Creating opportunities A Labour government will boost career opportunities in the cultural sector by establishing 200 new creative apprenticeships, Labour’s Arts, Culture and Heritage spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says. Releasing Labour’s Arts, Culture and Heritage policy this afternoon she said the apprenticeships offer the kind of […]

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Rena- the clock is ticking

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Rena- the clock is ticking

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Rena- the clock is ticking A Labour Government remains committed to ensuring the owners of the Rena fully remove the wreck off the Astrolabe Reef, says Labour’s Environment spokesperson Moana Mackey.  “The images on 3 News last night of the rubbish that surrounds the wreck show that […]

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