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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...


Canterbury’s young community volunteers recognised

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey congratulates Oxford’s Thomas Robson on being awarded the Matt Doocey MP Supreme Youth Award for Waimakariri at the YMCA Canterbury Youth Awards held on Friday. Doocey...


Successful Waimakariri Bridge Petition

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is thrilled work is starting on a third southbound lane over the Waimakariri Bridge following his successful petition last year to the Regional Transport Committee. “North...


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...