News

Fri 14 Aug 2015
| Speeches

Thanks for the invitation to be here today. The last time I spoke here was about a year ago in a candidates’ debate for Hutt South. It’s hard to believe it’s almost a year since the election.

Fri 14 Aug 2015
| Speeches

Mr Speaker, I move that the Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill be now read a first time. I nominate the Health Select Committee to consider the Bill. I would like to start by acknowledging my friend and colleague Hon Michael Woodhouse who first proposed this bill as his own Members’ bill and whose reasons for doing so are very similar to my own, which I will touch on in a second.

Wed 12 Aug 2015
| Hutt Valley news

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has welcomed news that six Hutt Valley companies will receive funding from Callaghan Innovation to employ students over the 2015/16 summer break, allowing them to gain important work experience in New Zealand’s fast-growing hi-tech sector.

Wed 12 Aug 2015
| Hutt Valley news

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has congratulated the Director of The Dowse Art Museum, Courtney Johnson, on her award of a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust travel grant to study and travel in the United States.

Fri 24 Jul 2015
| Hutt Valley news

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, says more children than ever before in the Hutt Valley are benefiting from free before school health checks.

Thu 23 Jul 2015
| Hutt Valley news

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has encouraged Hutt Valley young people to apply for funding from the Youth Fund 2016, which makes $200,000 available for community projects led by young people.