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In Focus: Farewell to 2016

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:58 am | Jo Goodhew

2016 has been a busy and interesting year. As it draws to a close it is interesting to look back on some events and highlights. More >>

Jo Goodhew - In Focus

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:56 am | Jo Goodhew

The last couple of days in the electorate have been busy and varied. On Monday I spent some time talking about progress towards Smokefree 2025 with Cancer Society health promoters in Ashburton. While there is still plenty of work to do, there has ... More >>

In Focus: 6 May 2016

Friday, 6 May 2016, 9:00 am | Jo Goodhew

Busy recess fortnight It has been a busy fortnight or so in the Rangitata Electorate. With Parliament in recess it was a great opportunity to be out and about. A little over two weeks ago I was delighted to have the opportunity to open the new Community ... More >>

In Focus: 7 April 2016

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 3:39 pm | Jo Goodhew

I have over the past year or so been regularly asked about changes to our Health and Safety laws. More >>

In Focus with Jo Goodhew: 23 March 2016

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 12:09 pm | Jo Goodhew

Last weekend I was privileged to join the independent judging panel for the 2015 Trustpower National Community Awards, held in Dunedin. More >>

Busy time for electorate activities

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 11:56 am | Jo Goodhew

Over the last few days there have been plenty of community activities in Rangitata and I have enjoyed getting to as many as possible. More >>

Jo Goodhew - In Focus

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 5:16 pm | Jo Goodhew

It has been a very busy fortnight since my last newsletter with Parliament sitting for three consecutive weeks and a busy workload of Ministerial duties as well. More >>

Jo Goodhew: In Focus:

Friday, 6 November 2015, 11:11 am | Jo Goodhew

A&P shows offer a great opportunity for me to connect with farmers, farming families and rural servicing businesses. This year’s Ashburton A&P Show last Friday and Saturday was again a worthwhile and valuable chance for me to talk with both those ... More >>

Jo Goodhew: In Focus

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 3:57 pm | Jo Goodhew

On Sunday Mark and I attended the Seafarers’ Service at St Mary’s Anglican Church in Timaru. More >>

In Focus: Jo Goodhew MP

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:46 am | Jo Goodhew

Over past months there has been a lot of debate about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). I have repeatedly been asked for detail that I have not only not known, but couldn’t give. More >>

In Focus: 24 September 2015

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 12:01 pm | Jo Goodhew

I am delighted that today I have the honour of hosting the Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key in Rangitata. The PM will make a business visit in Ashburton before travelling to Timaru where he will make another business visit and visit a secondary ... More >>

In Focus: 12 August 2015

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 4:43 pm | Jo Goodhew

Since my last newsletter to you a fortnight ago I have undertaken a visit to Vietnam in my role as Minister of Food Safety. While there I met with Vietnamese government and business leaders to promote our trade and agriculture relationship. More >>

In Focus 1 July 2015

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 12:22 pm | Jo Goodhew

Last week we celebrated and congratulated the thousands of volunteers who give their time and talents to keep so many organisations and groups ticking along throughout New Zealand. More >>

In Focus. June 18, 2015

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 11:47 am | Jo Goodhew

Last week I spent two very full and busy days attending the New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays at Hamilton in my capacity as Minister for Food Safety and Associate Minister of Primary Industries. More >>

Out and About in the Electorate

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:47 am | Jo Goodhew

This last fortnight has been a busy one with Budget 2015 being delivered on May 21 by the Minister of Finance and followed by two days of the Parliament being in urgency. Last week the House continued the Budget debate and I was able to take my turn speaking ... More >>

In Focus: 22 May 2015 – Budget specia

Friday, 22 May 2015, 3:28 pm | Jo Goodhew

Yesterday the Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, delivered his 7th Budget to the Parliament. More >>