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In Touch with Matt Doocey

Congratulations to Oxford’s Thomas Robson for winning the Matt Doocey Supreme Youth Award for Waimakariri at the Canterbury Youth Awards. Thomas is a member of the Oxford-Ohoka Community Board and...


Chat with Matt - November 2018

Last week I presented my submission in Parliament to save the Northern Christchurch motorway extension. National’s announcement last year of a four-lane highway from Belfast to Pegasus, with separation of...


Waimak Newsletter - Christmas Edition

Chairman’s Report Greetings, I have enjoyed the last 8 months since I was elected as Chair. I still have a lot to learn but am...


In the Electorate

Last week our residents watched my live submission to save our Belfast to Pegasus motorway extension and Woodend Bypass. Over 1,600 people watched the live stream from Parliament and feedback...


Waimak MP calls “enough” to road crashes in North Canterbury

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is saying “enough” to crashes on State Highway 1 in Woodend. Doocey is presenting an oral submission to Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee to save the...


In the Electorate

With a shortlist of five exciting applicants to interview, it was a difficult choice to have to select only one young person to be my Youth MP. We’ve got some...


Oxford’s Ellie Tizzard to represent the Waimakariri’s young voice in Parliament

Oxford’s Ellie Tizzard is no stranger to speaking out on behalf of North Canterbury’s young people. The Year 12 Oxford Area School student joined the Waimakariri Youth Council this year...


Chat with Matt - October 2018

February 2018 Signs for my petition to support the Christchurch Northern motorway extension from Belfast to Pegasus have gone up around the electorate. Last year, National committed to the next...


Waimak MP shares Canterbury success story

Successful Northern Christchurch businesses showcased their achievements on Friday when Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey brought National’s Trade Spokesperson Todd McClay to meet with them. “It was great to bring in...


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. “Token, small-scale local improvements will do...