Coalition agreement NZ First and Labour
Coalition agreement between the New Zealand Labour Party & New Zealand First Party.
The Labour and New Zealand First Parties have a range of shared values, and policy objectives.
The commitment of Labour and New Zealand First is to provide stable and effective coalition government. Labour wishes to progress action in accordance with the Labour Party’s Policy Platform. New Zealand First wishes to progress action in accordance with its policy platform.
Together, we will work to provide New Zealand with a transformational government, committed to resolving the greatest long-term challenges for the country, including sustainable economic development increased exports and decent jobs paying higher wages, a healthy environment, a fair society and good government. We will reduce inequality and poverty and improve the well-being of all New Zealanders and the environment we live in.
Labour and New Zealand First are committed to building public confidence in, and engagement with Parliament, and Government and the electoral system as a whole. We are committed to an independent and robust public service.
We will do this while maintaining our independent political identities and working in the best interests of New Zealand and New Zealanders.