Hutt Valley news

Thu 25 Feb 2016
| Hutt Valley news

National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop has congratulated Zoe So’otago and Melissa Kupa, both of Lower Hutt, on each winning a Toloa Scholarship.

The scholarship, worth $25,000 over three years, is directly aimed to encourage more Pacific students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Thu 18 Feb 2016
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National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is welcoming the announcement by the Hutt City Council that it will begin an assessment into the viability of bringing a TechShop to Lower Hutt.

Wed 20 Jan 2016
| Hutt Valley news

Local National MPs Paul Foster-Bell, Chris Bishop and Brett Hudson are excited by the announcement today that Singapore Airlines services from Wellington to Canberra will commence in September.

Fri 15 Jan 2016
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Chris Bishop is encouraging Hutt Valley research institutes, iwi, community groups, educational organisations, and businesses to apply to the second round of the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund announced today by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

Thu 17 Dec 2015
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Chris Bishop is delighted the Hutt City Council has heeded calls from Lower Hutt retailers and residents by agreeing to a free parking trial in the CBD in the New Year. At its meeting on Tuesday night the Council agreed to several free parking initiatives to help attract shoppers back to High St and revitalise the CBD area.

Fri 11 Dec 2015
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Chris Bishop is welcoming today’s announcement from Prime Minister John Key of $229,600 in funding for the Rimutaka cycle trail as part of the Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides fund. The Government is investing almost $530,000 in 10 new projects to enhance and maintain the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

Fri 4 Dec 2015
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Athletes, leaders and entrepreneurs were among the winners celebrated at the inaugural Hutt City Youth Awards ceremony held in Lower Hutt last night.

Thu 3 Dec 2015
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National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop joined Health Minister Jonathan Coleman this morning in officially launching Healthy Families Lower Hutt at the recently opened Walter Nash Centre.

Thu 3 Dec 2015
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Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, is praising new statistics showing growth in international student numbers in the Wellington Region.

Wed 25 Nov 2015
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Students at Koraunui Primary School in Stokes Valley will be the beneficiaries of new funding which aims to engage more young Kiwis with science and technology.