Posts Tagged ‘2013 Labour Conference’

Why the 2013 Labour Conference set course for Government in 2014

Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, November 4th, 2013 - 11 comments

Ad reports on the 2013 Labour Conference and why the left should take heart for the next election.

Video of David Cunliffe’s speech to the 2013 Labour Conference

Written By: - Date published: 10:16 am, November 3rd, 2013 - 22 comments

David Cunliffe’s speech is now on youtube.  Enjoy …

Labour conference 2013 – day two

Written By: - Date published: 9:37 am, November 2nd, 2013 - 30 comments

The social was rather packed last night. Unlike the 2012 conference where I started optimistic and wound up as depressed the following day after an evening where caucus members were chasing voting delegates around a nearly empty social. This was followed by a incredibly silly set of stories from caucus asserting that a vote about how […]

Labour conference 2013 – day one

Written By: - Date published: 9:24 am, November 1st, 2013 - 54 comments

Well I made it down to Christchurch to cover the Labour party conference for The Standard. While I’ll probably run out a few posts while I’m here, I figure that I’ll write a post per day for the more general discussion and impressions. Plus do that actual “blogging” of my experiences.

Labour Party proposes radical idea that Parliament should be representative

Written By: - Date published: 8:11 am, October 31st, 2013 - 168 comments

At this weekend’s Labour Party Conference there will be a number of interesting constitutional and policy proposals.  One of them will try and direct the party’s Moderating Committee to select list candidates who are truly representative of New Zealand society.  Some have suggested that this is a radical proposal but you really have to question if this is so …

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