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Young Hutt social entrepreneurs encouraged to go for $120K

Friday, 4 September 2015, 3:34 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop is encouraging Hutt Valley youth with bright ideas to apply for a share of the $120,000 Opportunity for Young People fund. More >>

Minister congratulates talented youth of Porirua

Friday, 4 September 2015, 9:07 am | New Zealand National Party

National MP Hekia Parata has congratulated the winners of the 2015 Porirua Youth Awards at a ceremony held at Pātaka Museum last night. “The depth of talent, commitment and achievement among the youth of Porirua was exemplified by the fourteen winners ... More >>

Goldsmith Update: September 2015

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 4:49 pm | New Zealand National Party

Of the economic data coming out this week, the one that caught my eye was the figure showing house construction in Auckland is strong, with more than a thousand building consents approved in July—the highest monthly total in a decade. There’s a long ... More >>

Bishop opens Youth MP nomination process

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 2:02 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has put the call out to find the next Youth MP based in the Hutt South electorate. A past Youth MP himself, Bishop is searching for talented and driven young people who live in the Hutt South ... More >>

Tolley Talk: August 2015

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 12:38 pm | New Zealand National Party

We’re already gearing up for next year’s Youth Parliament, with the selection process kicking off this month. Youth Parliament will take place on19 and 20 July 2016 and Youth MPs will hold office from 25 January to 25 July 2016 More >>

Great news for Palmerston North air passengers

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

Jono Naylor has welcomed this morning’s announcement that Jetstar will begin to offer flights to Palmerston North. More >>

Worldwide reputation at the border recognised

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 11:26 am | New Zealand National Party

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says positive results from Customs’ passenger and commercial satisfaction surveys confirm New Zealand’s already strong worldwide reputation for efficiency at the border. More >>

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi's August Newsletter

Friday, 28 August 2015, 4:49 pm | New Zealand National Party

The month of July ended with two sad events for Indians across the globe. Three militants disguised in Army uniforms opened fire at a moving bus and forcefully entered a local police station in the state of Punjab, India. The attack killed six persons, including ... More >>

Bishop to hold public meeting on family violence

Friday, 28 August 2015, 2:56 pm | New Zealand National Party

Bishop to hold public meeting on family violence Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, will soon host a public meeting on the government’s new discussion document on New Zealand’s family violence laws. The meeting will be ... More >>

Another big win for Co-Ed Coffee Educators

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:14 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has congratulated Co-Ed Coffee Educators on winning the Diversability Award at the 2015 Diversity Awards NZ in Auckland last night. More >>

In Focus: 27 August 2015

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:28 pm | New Zealand National Party

Parliament has been sitting over the last three weeks and a number of announcements have been made some of which I have covered in this newsletter. More >>

First home buyers in the Hutt taking advantage of HomeStart

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 12:08 pm | New Zealand National Party

First-home buyers in the Hutt Valley are making the most of the Government’s HomeStart scheme. “In the Hutt Valley so far there have been 139 HomeStart applications approved for first-home buyers. In total to date, $545,000 in HomeStart grants have been paid ... More >>

New Zealand’s booming tourism sector

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 1:43 pm | New Zealand National Party

Last week we announced a record 3 million people visited New Zealand over the past year. Watch my video on the tourism sector here. More >>

More surgery assessments and more operations for the Hutt

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:43 am | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has welcomed news that more people in the Hutt are getting their first surgical assessment, and faster, compared to seven years ago. More >>

Record international student numbers great news for the Hutt

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:03 pm | New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop, National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, has praised the growth in international student numbers at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec), which have reached an all-time high. More >>

Collins' Comments: 17 August 2015

Monday, 17 August 2015, 9:30 am | New Zealand National Party

I had great fun with a serious purpose when I went out with a volunteer team from the Papakura Community Crimewatch Patrol one evening last week. Keeping our streets safe and preventing crime is important work. It’s really encouraging to see members ... More >>

Maintenance work makes properties healthier

Sunday, 16 August 2015, 7:54 pm | New Zealand National Party

Housing New Zealand’s maintenance programme is making its properties warmer and healthier for vulnerable New Zealanders, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. More >>

Matt Doocey’s Member’s Bill passes First Reading

Friday, 14 August 2015, 9:22 am | New Zealand National Party

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed his Public Collections and Solicitations (Disclosure of Payment) Member’s Bill passing its first reading More >>

Lotu-Iiga thrilled local schools working together for kids

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 4:41 pm | New Zealand National Party

Six schools in the Maungakiekie electorate are part of a group of 11 schools forming the Manaiakalani Community of Schools. More >>

Hutt companies to benefit from Callaghan student grants

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 4:40 pm | New Zealand National Party

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 ... More >>

 

 

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