Posts Tagged ‘andrew little’

Labour’s first campaign ad

Written By: - Date published: 7:06 am, July 18th, 2017 - 124 comments

Labour’s leadership team

Written By: - Date published: 9:09 am, April 15th, 2017 - 54 comments

Big turnouts for Labour meetings. Some commentators just can’t quite get to grips with how well the new leadership team is working.

Labour’s leadership team

Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, April 6th, 2017 - 39 comments

Labour’s new tactic of featuring a leadership team seems to be working well.

ISIS Crisis

Written By: - Date published: 5:10 pm, October 27th, 2016 - 84 comments

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says our training mission to Iraq is undergoing a transformation. We were warned when the troops first went that the mission was always intended to be looser than Brownlee publicly claimed at the time. And so it has turned out to be.

Mana 2.0

Written By: - Date published: 12:41 pm, June 19th, 2016 - 254 comments

Hone’s back! The leader of the Mana party has announced he’s re-forming the Mana Movement and will stand again in Te Tai Tokerau. Is there a chance of a deal with Labour to strengthen the next Government?

Taihoa on Immigration?

Written By: - Date published: 9:42 am, June 7th, 2016 - 213 comments

Winston Peters has called for a slashing of migrant worker numbers and for screening of would be workers based on things like their attitude to women. Is it time for a taihoa on immigration or is Winston just doing a Trump?

Make the TPP a Conscience Vote

Written By: - Date published: 6:29 pm, May 15th, 2016 - 84 comments

Last week, Andrew Little gave Phil Goff permission to vote with National for the TPP. Bryan Bruce asks if it is time for all MPs to be given a conscience vote on the TPP.

Little just visited NZ troops in Iraq

Written By: - Date published: 4:20 pm, April 28th, 2016 - 11 comments

“Opposition Leader Andrew Little has visited New Zealand troops at Camp Taji, Iraq. Mr Little also met with Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled Al-Obedih and senior military officials from the Coalition forces in Iraq. He now heads to Jordan to see the unfolding refugee crisis first hand.”

Fear is a Man’s Best Friend

Written By: - Date published: 4:05 pm, March 17th, 2016 - 140 comments

It’s been an intense day or two for Andrew Little. But he’s still feeling better than John Key. Why? Because Key’s got the fear.

New Day Rising

Written By: - Date published: 12:38 pm, January 31st, 2016 - 80 comments

Goff and Shearer’s disloyal and self serving support for the TPPA has backfired. They’ve shown that the ABC faction are now a spent force and that Andrew Little has the overwhelming support of caucus. The sun has set on the splitters and there is a new day rising.

Ratana – LIVE

Written By: - Date published: 3:05 pm, January 24th, 2016 - 46 comments

Te Reo Putake is live blogging the visits of politicians to Rātana pā during the weekend celebration of the life of church founder Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana. The shadow of the TPPA hangs over the weekend; how will our political leaders address this latest attack on Te Tiriti o Waitangi?

Little: Labour to Defy TPPA

Written By: - Date published: 8:58 am, January 8th, 2016 - 715 comments

Labour Leader Andrew Little has announced that the next Labour led Government will defy the TPPA’s attack on our sovereignty. Good on Labour – that’s the leadership we need.

Little in free fall! (In a good way)

Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, December 4th, 2015 - 32 comments

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Andrew Little in Australia

Written By: - Date published: 7:13 am, November 26th, 2015 - 62 comments

Contrary to Key’s scaremongering about “making things worse” Little’s, visit to Australia seems to have been positive and constructive.

The Tide is High

Written By: - Date published: 6:39 pm, November 15th, 2015 - 91 comments

I’m pleased about the Roy Morgan result. The last RWC was worth 2-3% in the polls to National.  This RWC … nothing.  And in the days since that poll, John Key has overseen an astonishing attack on the women of Parliament. I think we’ve reached Peak Key.

Little’s speech – reaction

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, November 9th, 2015 - 59 comments

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Young on Little

Written By: - Date published: 11:14 am, September 14th, 2015 - 48 comments

While Labour leaders are in the spotlight, a good piece on Andrew Little by Audrey Young in the weekend.

Nudge Nudge in Northland

Written By: - Date published: 11:07 am, March 7th, 2015 - 97 comments

Two interesting changes in the Northland by-election overnight.

 

Andrea Vance on Andrew Little’s “dream run”

Written By: - Date published: 9:32 am, March 1st, 2015 - 20 comments

Andrea Vance on the Labour leader’s first 100 days in office.

Andrew Little; leadership, loyalty and lasting the distance.

Written By: - Date published: 1:19 pm, February 26th, 2015 - 64 comments

Its 100 days since the NZ Labour Party elected Andrew Little as its leader. What an inspired decision that has turned out to be! Little has galvanised the party, united the caucus and looks set to be the next PM. How has he turned Labour around?

Labour’s Betrayal Continues

Written By: - Date published: 6:35 am, February 18th, 2015 - 440 comments

It might well be in Labour’s best interests to cut the crap now and go into coalition with the National Ltd™ Cult of John Key. It would be the honest thing to do. Kiwis will then know where the boundaries lie and who actually is working to oppose the implementation of the wider neo-liberal ideology.

Principled stands from Little

Written By: - Date published: 9:06 am, February 17th, 2015 - 153 comments

It’s looking more and more like Labour has found the right leader at last.

Labour’s plan vs National’s plan

Written By: - Date published: 1:34 pm, January 28th, 2015 - 43 comments

The choice is clear.

Espiner profile on Andrew Little

Written By: - Date published: 12:30 pm, January 20th, 2015 - 17 comments

Guyon Espiner has a paywalled profile of Andrew Little up at The Listener.

Andrea Vance on Andrew Little’s game plan

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, January 19th, 2015 - 94 comments

Andrew Little will give his state of the nation speech on 28 January. What can we expect to see in it?

’81: knowing your position

Written By: - Date published: 9:21 am, November 22nd, 2014 - 103 comments

Andrea Vance has written an informative article about Andrew Little.  In it, among other things, we learn that Little remembers exactly which side he was on during the 1981 Springbok rugby tour.

Standard questions: Andrew Little

Written By: - Date published: 10:50 am, November 13th, 2014 - 63 comments

A couple of weeks ago we asked readers to suggest questions for written answers from the candidates. We chose / edited six questions, and sent them to the four campaigns. Here are Andrew Little’s answers.

Andrew Little’s plan for Labour

Written By: - Date published: 3:22 pm, November 9th, 2014 - 103 comments

One of the most important challenges we must confront is rebuilding our Party and our movement.

Leadership carnage! Crisis! Farce! Civil war!

Written By: - Date published: 7:29 am, October 31st, 2014 - 112 comments

Last night I attended the Dunedin meeting of the Labour leadership traveling roadshow. Carnage! Crisis! Farce! Civil war!

Meet the Candidates.

Written By: - Date published: 11:49 am, October 30th, 2014 - 3 comments

For those interested, a pre-hustings catch up with Labour Party leader contenders in Dunedin today.

Dairy Workers back Andrew Little

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, October 29th, 2014 - 35 comments

The Dairy Workers Union has officially endorsed Andrew Little’s bid for the Labour leadership.

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