Mon 20 Mar 2017

It was good to be part of a high level visit with Prime Minister Bill English and Minister of Health Dr Jonathan Coleman, to North Shore Hospital, where DHB chair Lester Levy briefed us on the hospital’s achievements.

Wed 8 Mar 2017
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As I drive around the North Shore to attend local events or meet with constituents I am constantly struck by the scale of development right across the electorate and what’s happening here is echoed nationwide with building activity at a record high for 2016 after five years of strong growth.

Tue 28 Feb 2017

A good number of people in Devonport work from home and we’re fortunate to be one of the areas already connected to the Government’s $2 billion Ultra-Fast Broadband programme which we’re now extending to more than 151 additional regional towns, meaning up to 85 per cent of Kiwis will have access to world class fibre by the end

Tue 7 Feb 2017
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I hope you've had an enjoyable break over summer.  Not the long hot languid days we are used to but Grant, Joe and I made the most of it.  We swam and enjoyed the staycation, as I'm sure many of you have, in between patchy weather.  We managed to give the garden the attention it deserved and needed.  And in

Fri 9 Dec 2016
| North Shore news

Devonport has always been renowned for its close-knit and active community and this comes to the fore as we enter the season to be jolly with an impressive lineup of festive events – the Lions’ Santa Parade, Dance in the Park, and the Christmas window display competition.

Fri 2 Dec 2016

No time is a bad time to be in the North Shore but we find summer is particularly special.