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Hutt schools funded to trial innovative teaching approaches

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:19 am | New Zealand National Party

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. More >>

Christchurch benefits from civil defence fund

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:26 am | New Zealand National Party

Environment Canterbury is one of the successful applicants to receive funding through the 2016 Resilience Fund. More >>

Bishop welcomes organ donation review

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 12:23 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop is welcoming the start of consultation on ways to increase New Zealand’s deceased organ donation rates. More >>

Labour-Green alliance concerning for Port Hills

Friday, 3 June 2016, 10:15 am | New Zealand National Party

The Green Party’s policy to add extra restrictions on Lyttelton Port Company highlights the costs the Port Hills community could face as a result of Memorandum of Understanding between Labour and the Greens says National List MP based in the Port Hills, Nuk ... More >>

Free Parking extension the right call

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:24 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop MP is celebrating the decision of the Hutt City Council who today voted 9-4 in favour of keeping free parking in the Hutt CBD. More >>

Government support for international golf in Hutt

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 3:09 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, the National List MP based in the Hutt Valley has welcomed today’s announcement of $900,000 of government funding to support Upper Hutt’s Royal Wellington Golf Club in hosting the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. More >>

Bishop congratulates local civil defence award winner

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:41 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley has congratulated Lower Hutt resident Professor David Johnston for receiving a silver Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) award last night in Wellington. More >>

Budget investment will save Hutt Valley lives

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:53 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, is applauding the choice of the Hutt Valley as one of the first regions rolling out the national bowel screening programme. More >>

Budget 2016 a big boost for Technology Valley

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:59 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has welcomed the package of increased funding for innovation in Budget 2016, saying it will boost the drive for the Hutt Valley to become “Technology Valley”. More >>

Key: Your briefing note ahead of tomorrow’s Budget

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 5:25 pm | New Zealand National Party

At 2pm tomorrow, Finance Minister Bill English will be delivering the National-led Government’s eighth Budget in Wellington. More >>

Korako congratulates Port Hills Youth Award winners

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:01 pm | New Zealand National Party

Nuk Korako, National List MP based in the Port Hills, has congratulated Analise Twemlow and Hanna Deal for receiving a 2016 Youth Award at Parliament today. Both received awards in the Youth with Disability category. More >>

Technology Valley concept boosted by Curious Minds

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 4:20 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop is congratulating four projects from Hutt Valley organisations which have been successful in the 2016 Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund announced this week by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce. Lower Hutt based GNS Science ... More >>

Hutt Valley to benefit from $15m hi-tech funding boost

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:39 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, is applauding new funding to commercialise new technologies developed by Kiwi scientists and entrepreneurs. Science and Innovation minister Steven Joyce today announced $15 million of additional ... More >>

Hutt Valley schools working together for local kids

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 4:39 pm | New Zealand National Party

Eight schools in the Hutt Valley are a part of two new groups of schools forming Communities of Learning for over 3,000 students. Raphael House Rudolph Steiner School will join four other schools across the country to form the Steiner Waldorf Community ... More >>

HomeStart grants delivering for Hutt first-home buyers

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 1:50 pm | New Zealand National Party

Almost 700 first home buyers in the Hutt Valley have been helped in the first year of the Government’s HomeStart scheme. More >>

New Wellington ICT Grad School opens with Hutt connection

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 10:47 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has tonight joined industry leaders and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce at the opening of Wellington’s new ICT Graduate School. More >>

Bishop to host public meeting on Technology Valley

Friday, 22 April 2016, 9:11 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, will host a special public meeting on 15 May on turning the Hutt Valley into “Technology Valley”. More >>

Goldsmith Update: April 2016

Friday, 15 April 2016, 5:32 pm | New Zealand National Party

This Parliamentary session was notable for the first of the pre-Budget announcements of a tax package that makes paying tax easier and more certain for small businesses and reduces the burden of interest and penalties. More >>

Submissions to Council crucial in free parking campaign

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 4:26 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in Hutt South, has relaunched the free parking campaign website www.freehuttparking.nz , to encourage Hutt residents to make a submission to the Council on whether to keep one hour free parking in the Hutt CBD. More >>

Tourism growing in the West Coast

Friday, 11 March 2016, 1:13 pm | New Zealand National Party

Tourism in New Zealand has reached a new record and the West Coast is growing at an impressive rate. More >>

 

 

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