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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...


Chat with Matt - September 2018

September 2018 After advocating strongly for our residents for the three-laning of the Waimakariri Bridge and a cycle lane with my petition to NZTA last year, it’s exciting to see...


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...


Chat with Matt - August 2018

August 2018 With over 250 people turning out from the Waimakariri electorate for Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges’s Connecting with Communities Tour, our priorities have certainly been heard. The...


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...