Hutt Valley news

Tue 31 Jan 2017
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Around 1,280 young people in the Hutt Valley will soon be reaping the benefits of more than $307,000 in collaborative youth development funding, announced Hon. Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth Development, in Lower Hutt today.

Thu 10 Nov 2016
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National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop has welcomed the drawing of his Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Interim Restriction Orders Classification) Amendment Bill from the Members’ Ballot. The bill will help avoid a repeat of the banning of author Ted Dawe’s award-winning Into the River.

Thu 20 Oct 2016
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National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop is congratulating the two Hutt Valley companies listed in the annual TIN100 report on the performance of New Zealand’s top hi-tech companies. The TIN top 100 companies include Fraser Engineering Group (ranked 63rd) and Pertronic Industries (75th), both based in Taita.

Fri 7 Oct 2016
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The Taita community will receive $240,000 in funding as part of the Government’s Community Development Scheme funding round for 2016/17.

Tue 4 Oct 2016
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National List MP Chris Bishop has welcomed the opening of the third round of the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable science fund and is encouraging Hutt Valley research institutes, iwi, community groups, educational organisations, and businesses to apply for funding.

Thu 11 Aug 2016
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Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has congratulated four Hutt Valley companies who received R&D Experience Grants announced today by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

“Technology Valley has done very well out of this latest round of Government grant funding,” Mr Bishop said.

Thu 11 Aug 2016
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Chris Bishop, National List MP based in Hutt South, has welcomed the release of data showing that more students in in Hutt South are achieving NCEA Level 2 or equivalent.

Fri 1 Jul 2016
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National List MP Chris Bishop has congratulated Hutt Valley businesses who won top awards at the 2016 Wellington Gold Awards.

Wed 29 Jun 2016
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National List MP Chris Bishop has congratulated teams from three Hutt Valley schools on their outstanding performances at the 2016 Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Regional Dragons’ Den finals held last night in Wellington.

Thu 23 Jun 2016
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Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, says he can’t wait to see the results of a Hutt Valley schools’ project in 2 years’ time which has been given $300,000 as part of a fund to encourage innovative teaching practices.