Articles tagged David Cunliffe

New Labour Leader Andrew Little has pledged not to go into the 2017 election with same Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and New Zealand Superannuation polices that helped cost Labour the last two elections.

Former EPMU leader and Labour list MP Andrew Little has announced he will run for the Labour Party leadership, saying he wants a review of all of Labour's policies, including its Capital Gains Tax, its plan for a later retirement age and its New Zealand Power policy.


Annette King describes Labour's current internal strife as not as bad as the feuds and schisms that tore apart Labour in the late 1980s, but the public divisions certainly plumbed multi-decade lows before another fractious three-hour caucus meeting on Tuesday.

Labour has backed the Green Party call for every river in the country to be "swimmable", saying rivers that are clean enough to swim in are a birthright of New Zealanders. John Key has warned such a target is unrealistic and would cost "billions."