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Community discussion will help to break stigma, says MP

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says a community discussion being held this month on residents’ shared experiences around mental health will help to break the stigma of asking for help. The...


Youth MP nominations open on International Youth Day

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says it’s fitting International Youth Day on Sunday marked the opening of the two-month period in which Members of Parliament will select their Youth MPs for...


Waimak businesses think outside the box to get behind our planet

Waimakariri’s businesses are going to have to adapt to new technology outside of traditional business models to meet climate change targets, businesspeople heard on Friday at Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey’s...


Waimak candidates announced for Canterbury Youth Awards

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has congratulated Waimakariri’s candidates for the YMCA Canterbury Youth Awards 2018. Doocey is again sponsoring the Supreme Youth Award for Waimakariri. “Waimakariri has some great young...


Simon Bridges opens bustling Rangiora electorate office

A touch of Paris is how Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges described Rangiora’s Conway Lane when he officially opened Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey’s new electorate office. Doocey said it...


Let’s get involved, Waimak MP urges ahead of climate change meeting

How residents of Waimakariri transition to a low-carbon economy and what impact climate change legislation could have on how we live are questions Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey wants North Canterbury...


Step-down model of care a first for North Canterbury

A new rehabilitation centre in North Canterbury is the first of its kind, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says. This week Doocey brought Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges to visit...


Conservation Spokesperson visits Waimak’s healing horses

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey today brought Conservation Spokesperson Sarah Dowie to view first-hand how Waimakariri’s healing horses are making changes in human lives. The mini horses were all rescued and...


MP takes Waimak voice to Parliament

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he won’t stop fighting for roading solutions for the Waimakariri. This week the MP lodged his petition in Parliament to save the Belfast to Pegasus...


Waimak MP encourages nominations for youth awards

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is encouraging communities to nominate their outstanding young people who are making a difference for the YMCA Canterbury Youth Awards 2018. Nominations opened on Sunday. Doocey...