Mental health targets critical

This week I want to talk about mental health which is a major issue for us in New Zealand. In fact, one in five New...

Improvements are under way

Kia ora! I trust Easter brought whatever you desired - perhaps some rest and relaxation, family fun, a time to get the garden in shape,...

We’re looking to the next generation

Hello Times Readers! It's great to be able to contribute regularly to this incredible local news outlet. I'm looking forward to some heated discussion and...

Looking forward to DHB review

Last week Christopher Luxon and I hosted a well-attended public meeting on health in east Auckland which served as an opportunity for the community...

Conway amazing talent

Just when some of New Zealand cricket's batting stars are showing their age, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell and Finn Allen have shown they're more...

New law a capital gains tax

Five months since the election and after having spoken in the parliament many times now, I finally delivered my maiden speech. The maiden speech...

‘Serious offences going unpunished under this Government’

As Opposition Spokesperson for Police and Corrections, I have a particular passion for law and order and making sure we in Parliament are doing...

‘School attendance trending down’

The most alarming and confronting statistic I have read since becoming an MP is that only 58 per cent of our children are attending...

Council – We’re keen on your feedback

SAVING LOCAL RESERVES In August last year the Local Board was asked to provide feedback on the disposal of local properties as part of Auckland...

MP: Infrastructure neglected

Infrastructure in New Zealand, as we all know, is at a crisis point. The issues are multi-generational and systemic. Infrastructure as a word sounds boring...


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