Thu 27 Apr 2017
| Out and About

Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017,

The Re:START container mall was opened in October 2011, and originally had a lifespan of 6 to 12 months. The shops were very popular with locals and visitors alike. Generous involvement from the Crown meant that the Re:START container mall has continued until now.

I was delighted to see construction beginning on the East Frame Residential Anchor Project means there is physical work happening on all committed Crown-led projects in Central Christchurch.

Thu 13 Apr 2017
| Disability Issues

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a new provider for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) programmes, previously run by IDEA Services.

Fri 7 Apr 2017
| Disability Issues

I’d like to acknowledge the Deaf Studies Research Unit here at Victoria University. For over 20 years, the Deaf Studies Unit has shown commitment and leadership in its efforts to raise the profile of NZSL through research, teaching and development. Thank you Professor Wendy Larner for your warm welcome.

Mon 3 Apr 2017

I have been a National MP since 2005. And as a representative of Christchurch Central, Canterbury and New Zealand I've become increasingly proud of this country and grateful that I just happened to be born here.