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Community meeting reveals public frustration, MP says

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says a packed public meeting in Woodend on Thursday night spoke of residents’ frustrations to get infrastructure investment for State Highway 1 from Kaiapoi to Ashley...

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If you’re concerned about the lack of investment in our North Canterbury roads, I invite you to join me tonight for a meeting with the New Zealand Transport Agency at...


A community campaign to make State Highway 1 safe at Woodend and Pegasus is building momentum ahead of a public meeting I am organising to give residents an opportunity to...

Make SH1 Safer Committee tackles community safety concerns

The new Make SHI Safer Committee is putting on the pressure to drive the message home that safety measures need to be implemented on State Highway 1 at Woodend and...

Community action group to drive SH1 safety, Waimakariri MP says

A new community action group has been launched to drive the fight to make State Highway 1 at Woodend and Pegasus safer, and bring the Woodend Bypass back to the...

Residents feel over-consulted and short-changed in delivery, says MP

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says the North Canterbury community feels over-consulted and short-changed in delivery when it comes to the State Highway 1 corridor through Woodend.

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Last week I delivered my submission to Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure select committee to be the voice of very frustrated Waimakariri commuters, asking Government to deliver on the Belfast to...

“Our residents don’t feel safe,” Waimak MP tells select committee

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says Government needs to listen to North Canterbury residents’ safety concerns following yet another crash on State Highway 1 in Woodend.

MP calls “enough” to road crashes in North Canterbury

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is saying “enough” to crashes on State Highway 1 in Woodend.

North Canterbury’s SH1 the loser under transport programme, MP says

North Canterbury’s state highway is the loser in the National Land Transport Programme’s shift in priorities announced on Friday, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.