News

Tue 19 Apr 2016
| Conservation

I was delighted to hear that the Department of Conversation (DOC) is investigating how it can improve accessibility for people with mobility issues on walking tracks and trails around the country.

Tue 12 Apr 2016
| Conservation

The ‘Kiwi Night Zone’ is the newest Kiwi-viewing attraction at the Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park.

Wed 6 Apr 2016
| Disability Issues

On World Autism Awareness Day I hosted a breakfast to celebrate the experience of New Zealanders with autism and the diverse talents and skills that people with autism can bring to New Zealand society.

EXCERPT FROM MY SPEECH IN THE HOUSE 31/03/2016.

I am particularly pleased with the passing of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill.  It passed with the unanimous support of all parties in Parliament. 

The theme this year was  "Shaping Canterbury’s Future Now – Collaboration, Regeneration & Innovation".