Phil Goff

Investigation into leaks

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is investigating the leaking of documents to Labour's foreign affairs spokesman, Phil Goff, and has called in the State Services Commission to help.

SAS must never go back to Afghanistan: Goff

SAS must never go back to Afghanistan: Goff

The SAS is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan on schedule in March, the Government announced yesterday, but the move was met with Opposition calls to ensure they are never deployed again.

An able and respected leader

An able and respected leader

It will come as little consolation to Phil Goff that friends and erstwhile foes have been so generous in their post-election assess- ments of the man and his career.

Goff holds tongue on leadership plans

Goff holds tongue on leadership plans

The challenge within the Labour Party to decide its next leader and deputy leader has the potential to split the party apart after Labour's hammering at the polls on Saturday night.

Leaders engage over wages and tax

The sparring continued between National and Labour yesterday as Phil Goff sought to discredit National's response to his 10 "vital statistics" attacking the Government's record.

Goff on attack during election debate

Labour leader Phil Goff continued his election strategy of attacking National's greatest asset tonight, panning the Prime Minister's record in rebuilding his hometown of Christchurch during a leaders debate in the city.

Goff's chance to show his mettle

Labour leader Phil Goff will tonight get his first major opportunity to show voters he is up to the job as prime minister when he and Prime Minister John Key meet in the first leaders debate.

Labour's savings plan 'a cruel joke'

Labour's savings plan 'a cruel joke'

Prime Minister John Key has described as "panicked'' the Labour Party's plan to raise the age of eligibility for NZ Super to 67 and to make KiwiSaver compulsory.

Labour launches Christchurch quake policy

Labour launches Christchurch quake policy

Labour would actively "intervene'' to kickstart the Christchurch recovery, including entering the land development and insurance markets if necessary, leader Phil Goff says.

Goff rubbishes leadership claims

Goff rubbishes leadership claims

Labour leader Phil Goff has rubbished suggestions his deputy Annette King may step down and that he recently asked his front bench whether he should do the same.

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