News

Fri 2 Oct 2015
| Column Articles

Most of us will remember how we saw our grandparents when we were young children. We may remember being spoiled rotten by them, or remember feeling grandma’s wrath after having “pruned” her roses with a spade.

Tue 29 Sep 2015
| Column Articles

All children deserve to have happy and successful lives. It’s a grim reality that too many are being let down, including in our communities.

Fri 25 Sep 2015
| Column Articles

Cast your memory back one year ago – New Zealanders had just voted in the National-led Government with a record majority and a clear mandate that work needs to be done on our most vulnerable in society.

I’m tremendously proud of where we stand together as a region and a country today, one year on.

Fri 18 Sep 2015
| Column Articles

I recently had the opportunity to ask Nathan Guy, our Minister for Primary Industries, a question in the House during Question Time: “What recent reports has received on growth in the avocado industry?”

Fri 18 Sep 2015
| Column Articles

“Looking back to slavery, suffrage and integration, one thing is clear: Fashions in bigotry come and go, but the right thing lasts”, wrote US author Anna Quindlen.

Fri 18 Sep 2015
| Press releases

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller is encouraging locals to participate in ShakeOut 2015.