If there’s one thing the Labour leadership contenders agree on, it’s that the Labour Party needs to change.
And there is your problem. Â For each candidate to stand out and make a clear difference over the other, they have to artificially come up with different ways to “fix” Labour.
During this year’s campaign, Mr Robertson said it was obvious Labour had lost its connection with people.
“We need a new generation of leadership, we need to do things differently,” he said.
“Labour must be a voice in the community every single day, not just when we show up at election time asking for a vote.”
Labour must campaign 3 years.
Ms Mahuta said Labour needs to have honest conversations within its membership.
“Only 25 per cent of people that voted for us and believed in the message that we had,” she said.
“This is about how greater New Zealand responds to who we are and what we stand for, and whether or not we’re listening to them.”
Let the Labour Party members tell us what to do.
Mr Parker said Labour’s spent far too much time over the last six years talking about itself.
“If we can agree on a unity of purpose, we will get strength and confidence from it and success will breed success and people will come back to us.”
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