News

Fri 1 Jul 2016
| Columns

Young people with a keen interest in local and current issues are being encouraged to join the new East Auckland Youth Forum.

Thu 30 Jun 2016
| Columns

Part of New Zealand culture is to strive to provide more opportunities for future generations. One way we can do this is to improve educational performance ensuring every child has the opportunity to succeed.

Thu 30 Jun 2016
| Columns

Talks with local iwi, business people and lawyers were on the agenda for Government Minister Chris Finlayson who was given a tour of the Howick Ward last Thursday by Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross.

Wed 22 Jun 2016
| Columns

A members bill to crack down on windscreen washers and give police the power to fine them $150 on the spot has been added to the ballot and has the support of police and Auckland Council.

Thu 16 Jun 2016
| Columns

The latest Defence White Paper signals the Government’s ongoing commitment to the defence and security of New Zealand through a $20 billion, 15-year investment to modernise our Defence Force.

Thu 2 Jun 2016
| Columns

Last week Bill English delivered the Budget for the coming year. Budget 2016 sees substantial investment in health and education and more support for businesses to create jobs on the back of a growing economy.