Wed 23 Mar 2016
| Column Articles

Family violence in this country is too high.

Despite crime in New Zealand falling to its lowest rate since 1978, our rates of family violence are appallingly high.

Last year alone, 100,000 incidences were reported to Police – around one every five minutes.

Thu 17 Mar 2016
| Press releases

The shortlisted group of three respondents seeking to purchase and manage Tauranga social houses was announced today.

Wed 16 Mar 2016
| Column Articles

A review of a new service for students with the highest needs has found it is improving behaviour and educational outcomes. Almost all of the families involved in the study saw the Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) as a major improvement for their children with some describing it as a life-saver.

Fri 11 Mar 2016
| Press releases

Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today the creation of a new overbridge which will connect Ohauiti with the Windermere Polytech Campus, a project Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller has advocated for in response to increased traffic on state highway 29A.

Wed 9 Mar 2016
| Column Articles

As the MP for Bay of Plenty, I know one of the most important things I can do is work towards a stronger economy and more jobs to support our families and households, especially with the rate that our region is growing at.

Wed 2 Mar 2016
| Column Articles

Looking ahead New Zealand remains well placed to build on the progress we’ve all made in recent years.