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Opposition to landfill from Oxford locals

January 30, 2023 Share

A number of Oxford residents have approached their local MP, Matt Doocey, to raise concerns about the establishment of a proposed landfill in their backyard.

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Advocacy a key part of busy year ahead

January 09, 2023 Share

I had a great time over the Christmas and New Year period with my family, visiting our favourite beaches and recharging my batteries ahead of what will no doubt be a very busy year. I hope you all had a good break and managed to make the most of the summer weather when it did appear.

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Fast-track Waimakariri’s after-hours health care facility

December 09, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has launched a petition with local residents calling on Te Whatu Ora Health NZ to fast-track the area’s after-hours health care facility.

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Government slammed for prioritising cycleways over Woodend Bypass

December 07, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says while it is always good to hear about road safety initiatives for local communities, the Government’s announcement of funding for a 12km stretch of notorious highway has failed to address the elephant in the room.

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Three Waters hugely unpopular in Canterbury, says Waimakariri MP

November 23, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has delivered a passionate speech in Parliament in which he addressed the Government’s Three Waters Bill on behalf of “the vast majority” of his electorate and the wider Canterbury region.

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Waimakariri MP first off the mark in National's selection process

October 21, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he is looking forward to fighting hard for his constituents for another term after being the first National MP in the South Island to be re-selected as a candidate.

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Pothole of the week highlights state of rural roads

October 20, 2022 Share

National’s Pothole of the Week campaign is shining a light on just how bad New Zealand’s roads have become under Labour, and this includes our rural and regional roads, National’s Associate Transport spokesperson Matt Doocey says.

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Workforce shortages continue to hurt mental health

October 20, 2022 Share

Workforce shortages continue to hurt our most vulnerable as vacancy rates in the mental health sector continue to rise, National’s Mental Health and Suicide Prevention spokesperson Matt Doocey says.

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Working out in Waimakariri for Mental Health Awareness Week

September 29, 2022 Share

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and as National’s first mental health spokesperson it’s something Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he is proud to get behind each year.

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Three Waters, four meetings in Waimakariri

September 23, 2022 Share

Hundreds of people heard from National’s Three Waters spokesperson Simon Watts during four public meetings in Waimakariri last week.

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