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Hutt secondary schools lifting student achievement

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 9:55 am | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, has congratulated Hutt Valley secondary schools for their improvement in student achievement rates since 2008. More >>

Jono Naylor marks Anzac centenary

Monday, 20 April 2015, 3:33 pm | New Zealand National Party

Jono Naylor has encouraged people in Palmerston North to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. ‘Anzac Day is a time to honour and remember the bravery and determination of the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli. Their strength ... More >>

Benefit reforms moving more locals into work

Friday, 17 April 2015, 11:55 am | New Zealand National Party

List MP Jono Naylor welcomes the release of the latest local benefit figures which show 144 fewer people on a benefit in the Palmerston North in this March quarter compared to the same time last year. More >>

Key Notes: Investing in education and innovation

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 4:49 pm | New Zealand National Party

Our focus as a government remains front and centre on ensuring the economy continues to perform well. More >>

Bishop welcomes Callaghan Innovation budget boost in Budget

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, has welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister that Budget 2015 will include another $80 million over four years to encourage more private sector research and development through Callaghan ... More >>

Bishop welcomes government first home buyer package

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:48 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, says the KiwiSaver HomeStart support package for first home buyers that comes into effect today will help more first home buyers in Hutt Valley achieve the dream of owning their own home. Mr Bishop ... More >>

Crime Rate down 1.2 per cent in Manawatu

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 3:30 pm | New Zealand National Party

“Central Police District annual crime statistics for 2014 show the crime rate fell 1.2 per cent last year in Manawatu,” Jono Naylor says. “Nationally, the crime rate is down 4.2 per cent per head of population. This is the fifth successive ... More >>

Increase R&D spending good news for Palmerston North

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:30 pm | New Zealand National Party

List MP based in Palmerston North Jono Naylor is encouraged by the latest figures which show that New Zealand continues to invest more in research and development. Statistics New Zealand Data released on Friday 27 March show that business expenditure ... More >>

MP to host Rules Reduction Taskforce Community Meeting

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 2:03 pm | New Zealand National Party

Local MP Jono Naylor has announced that he will be hosting a community meeting to allow members of the public to come along and share their experiences of property rules and regulations that they consider to be irrelevant or unnecessary. More >>

Friendship group sends condolences to Singapore

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:06 pm | New Zealand National Party

Incoming Chair of the New Zealand-Singapore Parliamentary Friendship Group Hon Judith Collins sends her condolences to the people of Singapore following the passing of the nation’s first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. “Lee Kuan Yew was the father ... More >>

Opportunities for Hutt through Community Conservation Fund

Monday, 16 March 2015, 2:26 pm | New Zealand National Party

Hutt Valley community groups interested in conservation should consider applying to the Department of Conservation’s Community Conservation Partnerships Fund, says Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley. More >>

Local input sought to bring UFB to Whanganui

Monday, 16 March 2015, 11:23 am | New Zealand National Party

Chester Borrows is calling on local authorities to make their case to bring Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to Whanganui. More >>

Local input sought to bring UFB to Palmerston North

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:44 pm | New Zealand National Party

Jono Naylor is calling on local authorities to make their case to bring Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to the remaining parts of Palmerston North. More >>

Bishop welcomes support for start-up manufacturers

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:26 pm | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, is delighted that renowned start-up digital accelerators, Creative HQ are bringing their innovative Lightning Lab programme to the Hutt Valley. More >>

Warriors congratulated on 20 years in the NRL

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 3:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

MP for Maungakiekie Peseta Sam Lotu-liga has congratulated the New Zealand Warriors on their 20th anniversary of competing in the NRL. More >>

National to replace 10 single lane bridges in Northland

Monday, 9 March 2015, 3:48 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Northland candidate Mark Osborne today announced National will commit to replacing 10 single lane bridges on Northland's Twin Coast Highway over the next six years. More >>

Bishop encourages Hutt teachers to apply for awards

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 3:26 pm | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop is encouraging teachers in the Hutt to apply for a Prime Minister’s Education Excellence award. More >>

National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 1:39 pm | New Zealand National Party

National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate The National Party has announced Mark Osborne as its candidate for the Northland by-election. Mr Osborne was selected at a large meeting of party members in Kerikeri today, pledging to work to maintain ... More >>

Bishop welcomes improved Hutt Valley health results

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:56 pm | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley Chris Bishop says the latest National Health results show the Hutt Valley’s frontline health services continue to improve. More >>

Goodfellow acknowledges passing of Dame Thea Muldoon

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 2:55 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party President Peter Goodfellow has today acknowledged the contribution of Dame Thea Muldoon to the National Party and expressed sadness at her passing. “While best known for supporting her husband and long-serving Prime Minister Sir ... More >>

 

 

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