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Thousands Of Workers On The Way For Summer

Monday, 31 October 2022, 2:23 pm | Michael Wood

Thousands of working holiday makers overseas now have new visas and are set to bring key skills to the New Zealand economy over the next three months, after the Government took action to extend the visas of offshore working holiday makers, Immigration Minister ... More >>

James Shaw coming to Mt Roskill to talk Climate Change

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 9:31 am | Michael Wood

“I am really excited to announce that Climate Change Minister James Shaw will speak at a major climate change forum in Mt Roskill on 24 August. In addition to James Shaw, the forum will be MC’ed by actor Madeleine Sami and feature climate experts, ... More >>

Roskill Schools are worse off under National

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:59 pm | Michael Wood

Labour candidate for Mt Roskill Michael Wood today called on the government and his opponent to come clean on real funding decreases for Mt Roskill schools. More >>

Minister called out on Mt Roskill education visits

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:38 am | Michael Wood

The Minister of Education has been challenged to front up and discuss the Government’s plans for schools in Mt Roskill following an embarrassing intervention by her ministerial office. More >>

Calls for Parmar to stop personal attacks

Monday, 14 November 2016, 10:32 am | Michael Wood

Michael Wood is calling on National's candidate for Mt Roskill Parmjeet Parmar to stop the personal attacks on him and his family and focus on the real issues affecting Mt Roskill. More >>

Time for pragmatic negotiation over Three Kings Quarry

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:25 pm | Michael Wood

Labour candidate for Mt Roskill Michael Wood is calling on all parties involved in the Three Kings Quarry dispute to engage in pragmatic negotiation to resolve the issue. More >>

Roskill schools need funding boost, not road shows

Monday, 17 October 2016, 3:08 pm | Michael Wood

“Hekia Parata’s public meeting about education in Mt Roskill tonight will not help a single local school following recent funding cuts”, says Labour candidate for Mt Roskill Michael Wood. More >>

Taking action on crime in Mt Roskill

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:25 am | Michael Wood

"With news of another violent attack on a store in Three Kings this week, it is clear that increasing street-level crime is a major concern to people in Mt Roskill", says Labour candidate for Mt Roskill Michael Wood. More >>

Wood calls for Three Kings Negotiation

Monday, 8 August 2016, 10:11 am | Michael Wood

“Following on from the Three Kings Quarry Environment Court interim judgment, I am joining calls from the community and the Local Board for a negotiated settlement to the issue of development on and around the quarry site”, says Labour candidate ... More >>

Public meeting to discuss the housing crisis

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 9:09 am | Michael Wood

“It is astonishing to many of us that Mt Roskill is now a ‘million dollar suburb’ yet that is what official statistics now show, with a 13.5% increase in local house prices over the past year from $916,000 to $1,040,000”, says Labour candidate for ... More >>

Michael Wood Announces Nomination for Mt Roskill

Saturday, 16 April 2016, 7:47 pm | Michael Wood

At a meeting of supporters and local party members this afternoon, Michael Wood announced that he is nominating to be the Labour candidate for Mt Roskill. More >>

By ACT’s logic, Epsom should vote for Conservative Candidate

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:58 am | Michael Wood

“Polling released late in the campaign shows that ACT is a busted flush and that by ACT’s own logic, centre-right Epsom voters should vote for the Conservative candidate”, says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. More >>

ACT firing blanks again

Friday, 12 September 2014, 1:19 pm | Michael Wood

"Today's ACT party announcement that they will allow shop-keepers to be armed is a sign that ACT is utterly desperate for survival and will make up policy on the hoof for political ends", says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. More >>

ACT confirm joke party status

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:12 am | Michael Wood

ACT confirm joke party status “Yesterday’s ACT Party launch saw ACT confirm their status as a joke party”, says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. More >>

Epsom turns against ACT

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:18 am | Michael Wood

Epsom turns against ACT “Yesterday’s Colmar Brunton poll is further evidence that Epsom voters do not believe that ACT has earned the right to represent them again”, says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. More >>

Banks Conviction: ACT Should Apologise to Epsom

Friday, 1 August 2014, 9:29 am | Michael Wood

“The conviction of John Banks today is another sad chapter for John Banks and the ACT Party”, says Labour candidate for Epsom Michael Wood. More >>

ACT Education Policy an Extreme Attack on our Schools

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 9:28 am | Michael Wood

ACT Education Policy an Extreme Attack on our Schools “The ACT Party’s new education policy is an extreme but blundering attack on New Zealand’s public education system, characterised by the ACT leader’s assertion that our schools should behave more ... More >>

ACT guilty of embarrassing Epsom

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 9:04 am | Michael Wood

“Regardless of whether the court determines that John Banks’ behaviour has crossed the threshold to criminal behaviour today, both he and the ACT Party are guilty of once again embarrassing the Epsom electorate”, says Michael Wood, Labour candidate ... More >>

Labour fights Early Childhood Education Funding Cuts

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:44 am | Michael Wood

Funding Cuts to the Early Childhood Education (ECE) sector commence today, and Labour will be campaigning hard against them as part of the Botany by-election campaign. Labour by-election candidate Michael Wood says “National is cutting hundreds of ... More >>




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