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Collins' Comments June 2021

Friday, 18 June 2021, 4:38 pm | Judith Collins

The government has announced that six transport projects from the NZ Upgrade Programme announced in January 2020, will not go ahead. Mill Road four lane widening has been cancelled. This project was progressed under a National government so that it should ... More >>

Transparent Government Is Paramount For Democracy

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 3:08 pm | Judith Collins

  My National caucus and I want to know what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern really thinks about the report called He Puapua that Labour commissioned in 2019. He Puapua in its un-redacted format sets out a roadmap to co-governance between the ... More >>

Collins' Comments: 7 June 2017

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 5:15 pm | Judith Collins

I was pleased to introduce Minister for Small Business Jacqui Dean to a group of small business owners and representatives in Papakura last month. The meeting was held in the Sir Edmund Hillary library’s very pleasant meeting room and I thank ... More >>

Collins' Comments: 13 April 2017

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:47 pm | Judith Collins

It was a great day when the Pulman Arena opened a couple of weeks ago. I must congratulate and thank Bruce Pulman, his family and his team who have worked to make this amazing space available to the community of Papakura and beyond. It is a huge gift for the ... More >>

Collins' Comments: 28 March 2017

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 1:22 pm | Judith Collins

With the recent flooding in Franklin, Hunua, Hauraki District, and Thames-Coromandel District, it is good that Inland Revenue has announced it will exercise its discretion on income equalising. More >>

Collins' Comments: 16 March 2017

Friday, 17 March 2017, 8:26 am | Judith Collins

Last week was tough throughout Auckland and particularly in the South East, with many people reeling as a result of terrible flooding. I want to pass on my deepest sympathies to everyone who has been affected by it. More >>

Address to the EMA annual payroll conference

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:34 am | Judith Collins

Good morning and thank you for inviting me to your 20th Annual Payroll Conference. It is a pleasure to be here. You’ve asked me to talk about how Inland Revenue’s ‘Making Tax Simpler’ is progressing and how advice and feedback from payroll ... More >>

Collins' Comments: 22 February 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016, 9:30 am | Judith Collins

I am predicting it will be a busy year for all of us and one in which we will be making some quite big decisions as the second flag referendum occurs in March, and local Council and local board elections occur in the latter part of the year around ... More >>

Collins Comments

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:32 am | Judith Collins

Happy new year everybody. The school holidays over and most of us back at work and planning the year ahead. More >>

Collins' Comments: 7 December 2015

Monday, 7 December 2015, 7:45 am | Judith Collins

I am always excited to see that visitor numbers to New Zealand are increasing, especially in the summer months More >>

Collins' Comments: 23 November 2015

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:17 am | Judith Collins

I would like to join with our Prime Minister John Key in condemning last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, and expressing my heartfelt condolences to the French people. More >>

Collins' Comments: Success in Sport and Trade

Monday, 9 November 2015, 9:30 am | Judith Collins

Although not all New Zealanders are rugby fans it is hard not to be proud of our wonderful All Blacks and their brilliant win at Twickenham in the early hours (NZ time) of 1 November. I had to watch despite my exams for my Health and Safety diploma ... More >>

Collins' Comments: 12 October 2015

Monday, 12 October 2015, 9:21 am | Judith Collins

In this issue: Child Sex Offender Register – your feedback, New Code to better support victims of crime, Train travel in Auckland. More >>

Collins' Comments

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9:47 am | Judith Collins

Promoting art and pride in our history and culture is positive for the future of Papakura More >>

Collins' Comments

Monday, 14 September 2015, 8:49 am | Judith Collins

Winter ills and accidents are a challenge for everyone, especially the hard-working doctors, nurses and support staff at our public hospital Accident and Emergency Departments. Recent Health figures show the staff in the emergency departments in Counties Manukau ... More >>

Collins Comments - August 31 2015

Monday, 31 August 2015, 8:57 am | Judith Collins

There is plenty of great news for New Zealanders in the progress the Government is making with its policies of promoting education and employment, and its continued the focus on health. More >>

Collins Comments - August 3

Monday, 3 August 2015, 8:56 am | Judith Collins

Papakura has a tremendous community spirit with many of our community volunteers being senior New Zealanders. We are fortunate to have that commitment by so many. More >>

Collins Comments

Monday, 20 July 2015, 8:45 am | Judith Collins

It was fantastic to attend the announcement of another new greenfield Special Housing Area (SHA) in the Papakura Electorate last week. Building and Housing Minister Hon Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown were there for the announcement of up to 1000 new ... More >>

Collins' Comments

Monday, 6 July 2015, 9:25 am | Judith Collins

I was so pleased to talk to another group of enthusiastic property developers in the Karaka area recently. Juliet and Frank Reynolds who represent the company that has developed the Karaka Lakes area and enabled Fletcher Homes to develop a large ... More >>

Collins Comments

Monday, 22 June 2015, 9:24 am | Judith Collins

I am glad to be part of this National Government that is concerned about the well-being of families, particularly as we approach the depths of winter. More >>