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Thu 11 Feb 2016
| Speeches

Tēnā koutou kātoa
Te whare e tū nei, tēnā koe
E ngā iwi i huihui nei
Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou

Thank you for the invitation to be here today.

Can I start by saying congratulations on your academic results in 2015. You’ve all worked very hard and have the achievements to show for it.

Sat 6 Feb 2016
| Speeches

Thank you to the Wainuiomata Pioneer Church Preservation Society for the invitation to be here today and take part in the celebrations.

I want to pay tribute to the Society and its members for all your hard work over the past decade restoring the Church. The Hutt community is grateful for your passion and enthusiasm.

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
| Hutt Valley news

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
| Hutt Valley news

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
| Hutt Valley news

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.