North Shore news

Fri 9 Dec 2016
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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.

Thu 1 Dec 2016
| North Shore news

The celebration of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary and its International Naval Review showed very clearly the bonds our Navy has forged globally since 1941. It was good to see so many New Zealanders out in force to support our current Navy personnel and enjoy the International Naval Review events.

Mon 8 Aug 2016
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The vision of Predator Free New Zealand by 2050 that I’ve just announced with the Prime Minister is one of the most ambitious conservation goals in the world.

Sun 5 Jun 2016
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It’s predicted that many of us will live longer than at any time in history and in Auckland over the next two decades, there’ll be a 106 percent increase with 350,000 people over 65.

Sat 7 May 2016
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With the local government elections in October, we have an opportunity to elect a new Mayor with a fresh vision who will be an inspirational leader for the Council and Local Boards.

Tue 8 Mar 2016
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This month it’s decision time, as New Zealanders become the first citizens of any country in the world to be given the opportunity to vote in a binding referendum to choose their own flag.

Fri 5 Feb 2016
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After a relaxing summer break, I’m looking forward to a busy fifth year representing the interests of my North Shore electorate and my second year as Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Conservation and Seniors.

Mon 24 Aug 2015
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Can you see a future for yourself as an MP, or perhaps you are curious about how Parliament works?

Sat 15 Aug 2015
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I admit to being a little biased as the local MP but I’m firmly of the view that the North Shore is one of the best places to live in New Zealand.

Mon 22 Jun 2015
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Being fortunate enough to live on the North Shore, many of us see the twin giant New Zealand flags flying over the harbour bridge every time we inch our way across over to the “dark side”.