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Waimakariri MP presents Member’s Bill before Select Committee

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed the opportunity to appear in front of the Social Services Select Committee to present his evidence for his Public Collections and Solicitations (Disclosure of...


Waimak farmers talk farming with Primary Industries Minister

Waimak’s farmers took time out from the farm to engage with Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy at a woolshed meeting held in


Extra support for Waimakariri families as new centre opens

Waimakariri families will benefit with additional support with the opening of St John of God’s new Rangiora Service Hub. The centre was opened on Monday 19 June with stakeholders, tamariki...


Need support? Ring or text 1737, says Waimak MP

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed a new, easy-to-access pathway for mental-health support that is a free text or call away. “By ringing or texting 1737, you can go straight...


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Inspiring women of the Waimak

Women in Waimakariri electorate will be celebrated for their achievements both in the community and professional sectors at a working luncheon with Hon Amy Adams that is aimed to inspire,...


Mental health funding boost welcome news

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed Government’s announcement of an extra $224 million over four years for mental health services. “Last year as Deputy Chair of the Social Services Select...


Government budget to boost schools and early education by $1.5b

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says Government’s boost to education funding is a significant investment in the future of Waimak children. “Budget 17 is directly benefitting our community by providing our...


Government’s Family Incomes Package delivers value to Waimak families, MP says

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says Government’s Family Incomes Package delivers real value to Waimak families. “Our families are directly benefiting in Budget 17 from our strong economy and wage growth....


Return of Kaiapoi Domain a milestone in community’s regeneration Waimakariri news

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says the handover of the Kaiapoi Domain is one of the last milestones in the community’s regeneration. “In my role as MP I hear from a...