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Channel Magazine February 2017: Making the Most of the Shore Summer

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...


Column - Devonport Flagstaff 9.12.16 Music, Art & Conservation make the world go round

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...


Column - Channel Magazine December 2016/January 2017

No time is a bad time to be in the North Shore but we find summer is particularly special. With Parliament in recess for the summer holidays, I’m looking forward...


Column - Devonport Flagstaff 1.12.16 "That's what friends are for"

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...


Question Time 8 September

08.09.16 - Question 4 - Denis O'Rourke to the Minister for Seniors  


North Shore Channel Magazine Column August 2016

Predator Free New Zealand by 2050 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...


Celebrating our seniors

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...


Question Time 10 February (silver carp)

10.02.16 - Question 12 - Richard Prosser to the Minister of Conservation      12....


Column: Channel Magazine February

Ready for the New Year 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...


Question Time 3 November (Northland pest control)

03.11.15 - Question 12 - Kevin Hague to the Minister of Conservation 12. KEVIN HAGUE (Green) to the...