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Water Services Entity Bill

November 16, 2022 Share

Labour is continuing to ram through its anti-democratic Three Waters Reform. The Government has totally ignored the 88,383 New Zealanders who took the time, made the effort, sat down, thought about and wrote about their views on the impact that it will have on them and their communities.

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Response to Connectivity Letters

October 31, 2022 Share

As we all know, mobile connectivity around the region is terrible and getting worse. I recently wrote to the tel-co companies, and the Minister to raise these concerns again - watch below to hear their responses 👇

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He Waka Eke Noa

October 31, 2022 Share

Much has been said about the Government’s response to the He Waka Eke Noa proposal to price agricultural emissions – and during General Debate this month I took my turn to have my say on behalf of the farmers up and down New Zealand who, once again, feel betrayed by the Labour Party.

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Christopher Luxon's visit to Selwyn

October 31, 2022 Share

This month, I hosted National leader Christopher Luxon in Selwyn to meet with a range of groups and organisations working in the business, agri-tech and social services sectors.

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National will extend free breast cancer screening

October 04, 2022 Share

The next National Government will extend free breast cancer screening for those aged up to 74 years, National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti and Women spokesperson Nicola Grigg say.

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Govt ban is cancellation over collaboration

September 28, 2022 Share

A future National Government will review today’s law change banning live cattle exports, National’s Animal Welfare spokesperson Nicola Grigg says.

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Rural New Zealand is being digitally excluded

September 22, 2022 Share

Today’s Federated Farmers Rural Connectivity Survey shows that rural New Zealand is being digitally excluded, National’s Digital Economy and Communications spokesperson Melissa Lee and Rural Communities spokesperson Nicola Grigg say.

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Select Committee Trip to Suva

August 31, 2022 Share

Day one: The committee had a number of engagements based at the Fijian Parliament, first meeting with the Speaker of the Parliament, His Excellency Hon. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and the Secretary General to Parliament, Mrs Jeanette Emberson.

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Live Exports

August 31, 2022 Share

The debate continued in parliament this month over the Government’s decision to ban the export of live animals. The National Party opposes this ban because we think there is an opportunity to create a world-leading industry through regulations that would ensure the safe and humane transport of animals, as well as an ongoing importer-licensing regime that would ensure the destination farms continue the high standard of care that our animals should, rightly, be given.

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Rolleston Flyover

June 29, 2022 Share

Last year, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency released initial plans for changes to the highway through Rolleston, which included the Rolleston Flyover. Following feedback on that plan, NZTA has released the new proposed flyover and intersection plans that link the township to the industrial iZone.

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