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Double win as Waimak schools granted funding for teaching projects

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is thrilled Pegasus Bay School and Karanga Mai Young Parents’ College have been granted two years’ funding to trial innovative teaching practices. “I am looking forward...


Talks centred on Waimakariri’s growth at MP’s evening meeting

The growth of Waimakariri electorate was the focus of the first round of Waimakariri  MP Matt Doocey’s Keeping Connected Evening Meetings. The first round of the pop-up meetings to make...


Northern Christchurch business group welcomes Bill English

Business people in Northern Christchurch enjoyed a special session with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, this week to discuss a range of issues, including new...


Hannah Price wins the Matt Doocey Supreme Award for Waimakariri

Waimakariri’s Hannah Price has won the Supreme Youth Award for Waimakariri, which was sponsored by Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey, at Friday’s Canterbury Youth Awards at the UCSA Events Centre in...


MP welcomes measures to make SH1 travel safer

Commuters and other road users will welcome a road-safety project that aims to make travelling SH1 from Ashley to Belfast safer, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says. Government on Thursday announced...


Waimakariri artists’ work showcased in Bowen House

Artists from Waimakariri are featuring in an exhibition of creative works, entitled “New Brighton Regeneration”, being shown in the Bowen House Gallery in Parliament. Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey took time...


In the Electorate

Sitting with Karanga Mai when they were announced the winners of the Prime Minister’s 2016 Focus Prize in the Education Excellence Awards in Auckland was a great moment. I regularly...


Waimakariri MP brings select committee to hear from Canterbury mental-health providers

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey on Tuesday brought Parliament’s Social Services Select Committee to Canterbury to hear from service providers about mental-health provision following the earthquakes. Doocey is the Deputy Chair...


Doocey’s Download – Keeping Connected Evening Meetings

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...


Speech to the Property Council New Zealand Rebuild Seminar

It’s great to be here and to speak on behalf of the Government at this Rebuild Seminar. I would like to pass on apologies from the Hon Gerry Brownlee and...