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Channel Column - October: Connecting the Generations

My 2019 North Shore Youth MP is a Year 12 student from Westlake Girls Tayla Woolley. Tayla follows in the stilettos of my 2016 Youth MP Dani Clements-Levi who was very...


Channel Column - September: We have lift off

The people have spoken. When they were asked to choose between the status quo and a new Takapuna town square, it’s now clearfor all to see that the majority have...


Channel Column - August: Taking care of business

The economy, infrastructure and health were all hot topics for discussion at a public meeting I hosted for National Leader Simon Bridges in Campbell’s Bay recently.  More than 250 residents...


Channel Column - July: Meet our next Prime Minister

National Party leader Simon Bridges is visiting the Shore soon and I’m inviting you to come and meet him over a cuppa. In the past few months, Simon has been...


Channel Column - June: The coalition’s first budget was a fizzer for the residents and businesses of the North Shore

National’s strong economic management over nine years in government meant that Labour inherited a growing economy awash with cash and a robust set of books, so it’s a pity they...


Devonport Flagstaff Column – 19 April

I have listened to some strongly worded views on the coalition government’s new plan for Auckland’s transport with many North Shore drivers unhappy we’ll be hard hit by an increase...


Devonport Flagstaff Column - 21 March: Change of Focus

With the leadership change and reshuffle of National’s caucus, I took the opportunity to ask Simon Bridges for more comprehensive responsibilities for Seniors, including Associate Health and Veterans Affairs. Of...


Channel Column – April: Respect for our heroes and our vulnerable

With the leadership change and reshuffle of Nationals caucus, I took the opportunity to ask Simon Bridges for more comprehensive responsibilities around Seniors. As spokesperson for dementia, elder abuse and...


Channel Magazine October 2017: NZ voted for progress

One in two New Zealanders cast their vote for progress and the election night results were a solid endorsement of National’s nine year track record growing the economy. Whatever shape...


Channel Magazine September 2017: The choice is yours

It’s been my privilege to serve as your local MP and as a strong voice advocating for the issues that matter to the North Shore since 2011. These past three...