Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, April 6th, 2017 - 40 comments
Labour’s new tactic of featuring a leadership team seems to be working well.
Written By: - Date published: 8:45 am, March 27th, 2017 - 51 comments
John Key has claimed that the transfer of power from himself to Bill English was flawless and designed to ensure continuation of National’s rule. Based on the last couple of opinion poll results he should reconsider his optimism.
Written By: - Date published: 8:40 pm, March 16th, 2017 - 47 comments
Excellent speech from Andrew Little in Parliament yesterday, on the government’s willful blindness to the housing crisis.
Written By: - Date published: 8:36 am, March 4th, 2017 - 15 comments
Labour Party General Secretary Andrew Kirton recently sent out a message to Labour Candidates which of itself was a lesson on all things social media …
Written By: - Date published: 7:38 am, March 3rd, 2017 - 19 comments
Andrew Little has confirmed that the Green Party will be first party Labour looks to for a coalition deal after the election.
Written By: - Date published: 8:24 am, February 26th, 2017 - 99 comments
The media have responded to the Mt Albert by election result by raising the prospect of Jacinda Ardern becoming deputy leader of the Labour Party.
Written By: - Date published: 1:28 pm, February 17th, 2017 - 97 comments
Andrew Little’s announcement yesterday in Gisborne of Labour’s pledge of up to $20million to build a prefabricated timber plant there is a much-needed boost to the area and a sign that Labour’s 100,000 new house pledge first made by David Shearer in 2012 has legs.
Written By: - Date published: 12:38 pm, February 2nd, 2017 - 51 comments
(Photo – Peter McIntosh the Otago Daily Times)
Written By: - Date published: 8:35 am, January 31st, 2017 - 35 comments
Bill English has failed his first test of real leadership. Compare and contrast, English and Little’s responses to the Muslim ban.
Update: The image is Emmerson’s take in The Herald.
Written By: - Date published: 2:10 pm, January 29th, 2017 - 3 comments
The text of Andrew Little’s State of the Nation speech delivered today.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, January 21st, 2017 - 105 comments
I want justice for the families of the worst workplace tragedy in decades. If New Zealanders choose to change the Government this year, Pike will be a priority in my first hundred days as Prime Minister.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, January 10th, 2017 - 71 comments
Bill English has used a proposal for timing of his Waitangi speech to wrongly claim that he is being silenced. And most of the media bought it.
Written By: - Date published: 12:48 pm, December 13th, 2016 - 205 comments
Andrew Little talks about what a Bill English leadership may look like. John Key promised to lift up the underclass, to fix the housing crisis, and to close the wage gap with Australia but failed. Will English be the same?
Written By: - Date published: 9:02 am, December 2nd, 2016 - 264 comments
According some Legget guy that no one has ever heard of, Labour is moving “too far to the left”. Andrew Little responds, in the kind of unguarded human moment that we seldom see from our politicians.
Written By: - Date published: 11:31 am, November 29th, 2016 - 9 comments
Andrew Little was on RNZ this morning talking housing affordability. “The amount people are having to borrow for their first home has increased 43 percent in the last two years.”
Written By: - Date published: 11:57 am, November 20th, 2016 - 81 comments
Yesterday marked the sixth anniversary of the Pike River disaster. Here is a statement released by Andrew Little urging that the mine not be sealed and the deaths of the miners be investigated and their bodies brought home.
Written By: - Date published: 10:45 am, November 15th, 2016 - 193 comments
Andrew Little on the Kaikoura Earthquakes.
Written By: - Date published: 7:11 am, November 7th, 2016 - 21 comments
Good coverage for Labour’s conference, Little’s speech, and the “substantial investigation into the Future of Work”.