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Andrew Little's budget response

Labour leader Andrew Little’s response to the delivery of the 2017 budget by Steven Joyce was dissed a bit on Twitter, in part because of it’s content (much like his campaign speech he has been making over the last few months), and in part because he read it off a tablet. 2,606 more words


Some people with mental health problems break the law

Police spent $36.7 million dealing with mental health callouts in the 2015-16 year but the Labour Party says that is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Kearney on Labour’s negative gearing policy

Nick Kearney writes in the Herald: I was fascinated to see Andrew Little’s speech to party faithful this week. The references to ending property speculation were intriguing.

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NZ Labour Party

Political ups and downs

From Stuff’s weekly summary of political ups and downs.


Social Housing Minister Amy Adams: If you can’t beat ’em join ’em. Adams announced the government’s…

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“Cutting immigration is essential for (our) quality of life”

If you asked most people which politician goes around saying it is essential to cut immigration to maintain our quality of life, they’d probably say Donald Trump or maybe Winston Peters.

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NZ Politics

Little’s house value increase would have been less than the interest on the mortgage

I blogged yesterday on how Andrew Little’s outrage at his old house increasing in value from $315,000 to $830,000 over 17 years was odd as it was a compound increase of just 5.9% a year.

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NZ Labour Party

ACT on 'Labour-lite' housing policy

Yesterday the Government announced plans to build about 25,000 extra houses in Auckland over the next ten years – see National’s Auckland housing policy. 805 more words