Articles

Wed 22 Jul 2015
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Every night since 1928 the people of Ypres in Belgium have held a Last Post Ceremony to mark the lives lost defending their small town in World War One.

Fri 17 Jul 2015
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A warm home is important. That's why the government has recently announced plans to ensure that private sector rental properties are well insulated, and safer with smoke alarms.

Sat 11 Jul 2015
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Better internet access comes with responsibility. Our understanding of harm has changed as communication grows easier and information is more readily available at the tap of a finger.

Fri 10 Jul 2015
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The year is passing quickly, we are now half-way through 2015. Good progress has been made this year with a resolute focus on families.

Fri 3 Jul 2015
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When I was a kid I used to ride my bike to school. In fact my friends and I would ride our bikes everywhere. 

Fri 26 Jun 2015
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As your MP, being part of the community that I represent is as important to me as being available to all constituents.

Tue 23 Jun 2015
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This week is a chance to acknowledge the people in Rotorua who contribute hours of their spare time for the betterment of a wide range of causes around our community.

Fri 19 Jun 2015
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Anyone noticed that car registrations were seeming to be a bit (or a lot) expensive. I registered my car a month or so ago and the nice lady at the VTNZ in Sala St suggested that I pay for only a few months as she had heard the cost was coming down.

Fri 12 Jun 2015
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Until recently announcements about investment in key infrastructure have often meant new roads or water and sewerage systems. In fact we've seen our fair share of these projects, with sewerage reticulation improving lake water quality and significant upgrades to both local and regional roads.

Mon 8 Jun 2015
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Since being elected in 2008, the Government has worked hard with Police to ensure that they are well equipped to provide safer communities for families.