| Latest Political News | Thursday October 18 2012 16:37
Labour leader David Shearer has unveiled the party's plans to combat unemployment in the country.
There's an emphasis on getting young people into work, in particular with Canterbury's rebuild.
Mr Shearer says it's a chance to build the workforce we will need for the future.
"National is letting this fantastic opportunity just pass by. It's set aside $42 million to help train Kiwis for the rebuild. 80 percent of that money is sitting there still untouched."
Mr Shearer says there are 84,000 young Kiwis unemployed and they should be getting apprenticeships in the quake-hit region.
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