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Scoop.co.nz
Seymour responds to resignation of Dunnedid little to advance meaningful principles. He was enjoying ministerial cars a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 hours ago
did little to advance meaningful principles. He was enjoying ministerial cars and perks when the housing crisis began under Helen Clark, and while it continued through the current Government."Voters expect politicians to tackle hard issues. Yet... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Labour pays tribute to Peter DunneParty in 1984, Peter served as a Minister in the fourth Labour Government, and
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 hours ago
Party in 1984, Peter served as a Minister in the fourth Labour Government, and again with the fifth Labour Government under Helen Clark as a Minister outside Cabinet.“He has been a hard-working and dedicated local MP for the Ōhāriu electorate.“Any... Read more
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NZCity
Labour launches 2017 election campaignmajor speech to the Labour Party faithful since becoming leader earlier this mo
NZCity / Posted yesterday
major speech to the Labour Party faithful since becoming leader earlier this month. It's expected former prime minister Helen Clark will make an appearance at the launch in Auckland. Ms Ardern started her political career working for Mrs Clark... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
‘Welcome #500Now’today.Four former prime ministers have thrown their support behind this initiat
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
today.Four former prime ministers have thrown their support behind this initiative to welcome more refugees immediately; Helen Clark, Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Jim Bolger and Mike Moore. Each stressed that this is about generosity of spirit, as... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 17agreements with other important markets will be put at risk—something that Clay
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
agreements with other important markets will be put at risk—something that Clayton Cosgrove, Phil Goff, David Shearer, and Helen Clark all clearly understand. Hon David Parker: Will he instruct the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Barnaby Joyce: Labour MP 'played' with Australian Governmentstaffer Marcus Ganley, who is the chief of staff for Australian Senator Penny W
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
staffer Marcus Ganley, who is the chief of staff for Australian Senator Penny Wong. Ganley was an adviser to former PM Helen Clark and former Finance Minister Cullen during the Labour Government until 2008. He then advised Phil Goff as... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Aussies accuse Labour of foul playcompunction about shafting New Zealanders even when the two leaders were very g
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
compunction about shafting New Zealanders even when the two leaders were very good friends - it was under John Howard and Helen Clark that New Zealanders' social security rights were removed. It was under John Key and Malcolm Turnbull -... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Citizenship saga: Man who spoke to Hipkins is a KiwiA former staffer for former Prime Minister Helen Clark and Finance Minister Mic
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
A former staffer for former Prime Minister Helen Clark and Finance Minister Michael Cullen was the Australian Labor Party staffer who spoke to Labour MP Chris Hipkins, prompting questions by Hipkins about citizenship in Australia. The Sydney Morning... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletinthe Labour Party for three weeks and has announced two new taxes, one on water
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
the Labour Party for three weeks and has announced two new taxes, one on water and one on petrol. It is straight out of the Helen Clark play book where tax is a political weapon to be used against your enemies (motorists, farmers) to reward your... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Last chance to see Te Papa’s Golden Days exhibitionare profoundly different places from the late 20th century. Some of the events
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
are profoundly different places from the late 20th century. Some of the events that have taken place since 1996 include: - Helen Clark becoming New Zealand’s first elected woman Prime Minister - the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre; - the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
HealthPost attracts rare PM visitthan a location for a thriving retail business, the last times a PM visited the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
than a location for a thriving retail business, the last times a PM visited the remote seaside village of Collingwood was Helen Clark in 2005 and Jim Bolger in 1993.HealthPost Executive Director Dr Lucy Butler said the Prime Minister’s visit was... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 9to his last answer about signing up to climate agreements, does he stand by his
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
to his last answer about signing up to climate agreements, does he stand by his actions in 2002 when, in reference to Helen Clark ratifying the latest climate agreement then, he held up a sign saying that "the mad cow shouldn't have... Read more
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Daily Record
Disgusted woman slams dog owners after pets foul on her father's graveHelen Clark has been visiting Westburn Cemetery for more than 30 years where he
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Helen Clark has been visiting Westburn Cemetery for more than 30 years where her dad Mathew Murdoch was buried after his passing in 1983. But an ongoing problem at the grounds on Old Mill Road in Cambuslang has left the 68-year-old mum “disgusted”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletina Party Leader in 11 years, we don’t know, but demand is strong!Actually, Jacin
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
a Party Leader in 11 years, we don’t know, but demand is strong!Actually, Jacinda Ardern is DangerousFor nine years under Helen Clark, New Zealand marked time. Government spending increased to the point that mortgage rates hit 11 per cent and we... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Neil Finn Joins Chorus of Support For #500Nowrefugees, and he joined Neil on stage a few weeks after arriving last year.Last
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
refugees, and he joined Neil on stage a few weeks after arriving last year.Last week four ex-Prime Minsters – Jim Bolger, Helen Clark, Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Mike Moore – came together in support of New Zealand welcoming 500 more refugees... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davisyou are able to make these kind of decisions, you obviously have to grow the vo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
you are able to make these kind of decisions, you obviously have to grow the vote. There’s a lot of people who voted for Helen Clark and haven’t voted for Labour in the elections since. Who are those voters and how do you get them to vote for... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On the Labour Party leadership changeworking class. Before becoming an MP she worked in the offices of former Labour
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
working class. Before becoming an MP she worked in the offices of former Labour leader Phil Goff and former Prime Minister Helen Clark, who have both contributed to entrenched social inequality and strengthened ties with the US military.Corporate... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Let's do this? Jacinda Ardern unveils new Labour sloganevery tool available. I will for instance be hosting Facebook lives every singl
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
every tool available. I will for instance be hosting Facebook lives every single week." Mike Munro, who worked for the Helen Clark government and Wellington Mayor Justin Lester, has been brought in as strategic advisor. In March, Labour and... Read more
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Junkee
NZ’s New Labour Leader Spent Her First Day Clapping Back Against Crazy Sexismin the politics — even NZ politics — to have to deal with this kind of thing. N
Junkee / Posted 19 days ago
in the politics — even NZ politics — to have to deal with this kind of thing. New Zealand’s long-serving Prime Minister Helen Clark was long criticised for her decision to not have children in the early 2000s. It would be nice to think we’ve... Read more
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19d
Herald Sun
NZ's Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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19d
Weekly Times
NZ's Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
Weekly Times / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NZ Labour leader Adern slams baby queriesin September. She is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and onl
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 days ago
in September. She is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, with former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. Current New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has six children. W... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NZ's Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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19d
NZCity
Ardern compared to Clark, Lange as leaderof competence in a potential prime minister for a long time," he said. "I thin
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
of competence in a potential prime minister for a long time," he said. "I think she's fiercely intelligent, very much like Helen Clark in that way, but I think she's got the advantage of youth and vibe and an ability to connect, probably better... Read more
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19d
Geelong Advertiser
NZ’s Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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19d
Adelaide Now
NZ's Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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19d
News.com.au
NZ’s Ardern shoots down baby questionis the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
is the youngest Labour leader in the party's history and only the second woman in the position, former prime minister Helen Clark being the other. She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series of devastating polls for the... Read more
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20d
Brisbane Times
New Zealand Labour Opposition Leader Andrew Little quits amid poor pollsfor the final weeks of campaigning. The election is set for Sept. 23. Labour h
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
for the final weeks of campaigning. The election is set for Sept. 23. Labour has been plagued by leadership woes since Helen Clark, the former prime minister, lost her last general election in 2008. Since then, Labour has cycled through five... Read more
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Perth Now
Ardern takes helm weeks from NZ electionArdern could take 10 points from National on current poll figures. "I think sh
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
Ardern could take 10 points from National on current poll figures. "I think she's fiercely intelligent, very much like Helen Clark in that way, but I think she's got the advantage of youth and vibe and an ability to connect, probably better... Read more
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News.com.au
Ardern takes helm weeks from NZ electionArdern could take 10 points from National on current poll figures. "I think sh
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
Ardern could take 10 points from National on current poll figures. "I think she's fiercely intelligent, very much like Helen Clark in that way, but I think she's got the advantage of youth and vibe and an ability to connect, probably better... Read more
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dna
Change of Labour leader breathes fresh life into New Zealand electionfor Bill English to campaign against her," he said. Ardern is also vying to be
dna / Posted 20 days ago
for Bill English to campaign against her," he said. Ardern is also vying to become the third female prime minister, after Helen Clark and Jenny Shipley, in a country that gave women the vote in 1893. Another important factor could be whether... Read more
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BBC News
John Keyparty. Then in 2008 he led the Nationals to an election win, ending nine years
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
party. Then in 2008 he led the Nationals to an election win, ending nine years of Labour government and three terms under Helen Clark. In his second term, he was praised for his handling of the devastating Christchurch earthquakes of 2010 and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Do all political careers end in failure? Not John Key'sand Julia Gillard, to other western leaders, such as David Cameron, François Ho
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
and Julia Gillard, to other western leaders, such as David Cameron, François Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy, George W Bush and Helen Clark. Even the mighty fall, and they fall mighty hard. Who can forget Margaret Thatcher climbing into her prime... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Four Former Prime Ministers Join Forces for RefugeesMinister. “We can do it. We can afford it. And we can offer that hand of welcom
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Minister. “We can do it. We can afford it. And we can offer that hand of welcome and friendship.”Bolger has been joined by Helen Clark, former head of the United Nations Development Programme; legal scholar, Sir Geoffrey Palmer; and former World... Read more
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NZCity
Former PMs join refugee campaignFour former prime ministers have lent their names to a campaign to immediately
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
Four former prime ministers have lent their names to a campaign to immediately allow 500 more refugees into the country. Helen Clark, Jim Bolger, Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Mike Moore are backing the "Welcome #500Now" campaign, which launched earlier... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Green Party adopts fake "left" posture ahead of electionin this country.”The Greens’ stance is, in fact, utterly hypocritical. The part
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 25 days ago
in this country.”The Greens’ stance is, in fact, utterly hypocritical. The party acted as a vital prop to the 1999-2008 Helen Clark-led government, which refused to increase benefits after they had been slashed by 17-25 percent by the previous... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gaylene PrestonLisa Owen: When film director Gaylene Preston planned to film a year with Helen
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
Lisa Owen: When film director Gaylene Preston planned to film a year with Helen Clark at the United Nations, she probably had no idea just how eventful that year would be. Ms Clark threw her hat into... Read more

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