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RMA confusion holding back flood recovery

June 07, 2021 Share

As farmers across Canterbury begin the monumental task of cleaning up the shingle, mud, silt, rock and debris left by flooded rivers, more and more questions are being asked of Environment Canterbury and the application of RMA rules, Selwyn MP Nicola Grigg says.

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Substantial action needed for Canterbury floods urgently

June 01, 2021 Share

“The paltry amount of funding announced by the Government today toward the recovery of flood hit rural Canterbury won’t even begin to scratch the surface,” National Party MP for Selwyn Nicola Grigg says.

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Aid desperately needed for Canterbury farmers

May 31, 2021 Share

News that the Minister for Primary Industries may be paying Canterbury a visit tomorrow is welcome – but, if and when he does come, he better be prepared to write cheques, rather than just take photos, MP for Selwyn Nicola Grigg says.

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Canterbury farmers need all the help they can get right now

May 31, 2021 Share

The Government needs to pull all levers to activate as many funding streams as possible to support Canterbury’s flood-affected farmers who are facing a monumental clean-up, MP for Selwyn Nicola Grigg says.

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State of Local Emergency Declared in Selwyn

May 30, 2021 Share

A state of local emergency has been declared in Selwyn and all residents concerned for their safety should report to the Council, MP for Selwyn Nicola Grigg says.

 

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Weather event warnings need to be taken seriously

May 30, 2021 Share

Selwyn MP Nicola Grigg is advising residents across the district to take seriously the warnings and advisories currently being issued by emergency response agencies. 

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I can save the Minister for Women $10M immediately

May 24, 2021 Share

The minuscule allocation of funding afforded to the Women’s portfolio in Budget 2021 is an insult to women and goes to show what little importance this Government places on us, the National Party’s spokesperson for women Nicola Grigg says.

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MP, Mayor & Police working together to keep Selwyn safe

December 21, 2020 Share

Selwyn MP, Nicola Grigg, has teamed up with Mayor Sam Broughton and Canterbury Police Inspector Peter Cooper to ensure Selwyn keeps its title as the safest District in New Zealand.

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