Posts from November, 2011

Labour leadership contenders invited to meet with Young Labour

29 Nov, 2011
Young Labour

Young Labour today thanked outgoing Labour leadership team Phil Goff and Annette King for their tireless work over the past three years, and welcomed the opportunity to take part in an open and inclusive process to decide the new party leadership.

“Phil and Annette have fought tirelessly for Labour values,” says Young Labour President Ella Hardy, “and Young Labour thanks them for running a brave, energetic campaign. Under Phil’s leadership, Labour proved that we were willing to make the tough decisions for the sake of New Zealand’s future.” (more…)

Young Labour declares Karapiro Dam “Not for Sale” with giant banner

7 Nov, 2011
Young Labour

Today Young Labour unfurled a massive banner over Karapiro Hydroelectric Dam to send a message that “young people want to own our future”.

The banner, 20 meters wide and 10 meters deep, reads “NOT FOR SALE”.

Young Labour activist Rory McCourt said “Our generation is standing up and making it clear that we can not afford another round of privatisations. It’s time for New Zealand to own our future, and that means holding on to valuable assets like Karapiro.” (more…)