June 13th, 2024

Politics

4 weeks ago

No-cause evictions leave no hope for renters

The Government’s new legislation permitting landlords to terminate tenancies without providing a reason has sparked significant backlash, particularly among the 1.4 million renters in...

1 month ago

Labour criticises National's cuts to housing agencies amid tax breaks

In a move criticised heavily by the Labour Party, the National Government has announced a reduction of 170 jobs at Kāinga Ora and the...

1 month ago

Labour voices concern over proposed repeal of Oranga Tamariki's Section 7AA

Labour's children’s spokesperson Willow-Jean Prime has called for the National Government to reconsider its coalition commitment with ACT regarding the Oranga Tamariki...

1 month ago

Proposed government cuts spell "dark day for Kiwi kids," says Labour

The Labour Party has voiced its strong opposition to the government's recent announcement that 1,000 jobs at the Ministry of Education and Oranga...

2 months ago

Funding freeze threatens social housing developments, Labour warns

Labour's Housing spokesperson, Kieran McAnulty, on Tuesday voiced strong criticism over the Coalition Government's refusal to commit to long-term funding for social housing,...

2 months ago

Green Party slams government's new action plan as 'pointless' and 'hollow'

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon on Tuesday announced the Government’s next steps in its action plan, aiming to rebuild the economy, restore law and order,...

2 months ago

Greens push for special visa for Palestinians amid worsening Gaza conditions

The Green Party, together with over 30 organisations, has called on the New Zealand Government to urgently establish a special visa pathway for Palestinians,...

2 months ago

Labour party secures increase in Road User Charge discount for hybrid vehicles

In a recent development that marks a significant victory for environmental incentives in New Zealand, the government has agreed to a Labour Party amendment...