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Bustling auditorium greets Deputy Prime Minister in Waimak

A last-minute venue change to accommodate demand did not stop local business owners from engaging with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, in robust discussions during...


Waimak MP brings Finance Minister to chat to local businesses

Local business owners and operators in Waimakariri will get a breakdown on new changes to help small to medium-sized businesses by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hon Bill...


Conversations

The growth of Waimakariri electorate was very much the focus of my Keeping Connected Evening Meetings, which ended last Thursday. These pop-up meetings to make me more accessible to working...


In the Electorate

The progress of our revitalised town centres made a strong impression on Christchurch Regeneration Minister Gerry Brownlee when he visited last week. I brought the Minister to Waimakarri to view...


Waimakariri to flex its mental muscles for greater wellbeing

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says a community initiative to encourage positive mental attitudes will help people feel more in control of their situations. Depression Support Network (DSN) has worked in...


Doocey's Download - Waimakariri continues to grow

Click on the below link to be taken to the latest Doocey’s Download e-newsletter. A reminder if you would like to subscribe to receive this e-newsletter direct just click ‘Sign...


MP signs up for icy plunge in aid of Rangiora Stroke Club

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has signed up for another icy plunge this year in support of The Big Splash to raise funds for Rangiora Stroke Club. Doocey, who did the...


Heritage façade conceals advanced engineering and design elements

State-of-the art engineering and design elements have been combined in the new building behind the heritage façade of the former Junction Hotel building on Rangiora’s High Street, Waimakariri MP Matt...


In Touch with Matt Doocey MP

The first of my signs advertising my Keeping Connected Evening Meetings have gone up around the electorate.  Traditionally, MP offices are open during business hours but with the rapid growth...


Casebrook Intermediate students take over MP’s office

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey enjoyed a special visit in his Parliamentary office this week when about 40 students from Casebrook Intermediate arrived in Bowen House to spend the afternoon with...