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Goalposts shift on after-hours project

August 15, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says it is hugely disappointing to hear that the council is setting a curfew on the operating hours for Rangiora’s after-hours facility. 

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MP calls for greater accountability on Three Waters

August 11, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has written to the Parliamentary committee which is taking its unpopular Three Waters reform on a mini road trip, asking them to extend their trip.

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Welcoming the next generation of politicians

July 29, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey addressed the opening of Youth Parliament 2022, calling on New Zealand’s young leaders to embrace diversity and tackle uncomfortable issues.

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Waimakariri MP slams authorities for focusing on consultation, not safer roads

July 17, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has slammed the Government and transport agency for prioritising consultation over safety.

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Connectivity remains high on agenda for Waimakariri MP

May 08, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has vowed to keep advocating for business owners and residents in North Canterbury for improved connectivity at his second public meeting on the subject.

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Around the Electorate Live!

April 06, 2022 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is excited to be launching a new platform of engagement with residents across the electorate, with a monthly series of Facebook Live sessions.

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Joining the dots between Waimakariri’s youth and employers

March 03, 2022 Share

Former Youth MP and current intern for Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey, Ellie Tizzard has been working to improve workplace literacy and bridge the gap between young people and employers.

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MP welcomes Spark investment

December 21, 2021 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he is pleased Spark has agreed to invest in the region’s infrastructure to improve connectivity for residents and business owners.


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Ruby’s community heart wows Youth Awards’ judges

December 09, 2021 Share

Year 13 Rangiora High School student Ruby Wilson charmed the judges at the 2021 Waitaha-Canterbury Youth Awards with her passion for the Waimakariri community.

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Rural youth leader with a passion for empowerment selected as Waimak Youth MP

November 19, 2021 Share

Going on a defensive driving course changed rural teenager Hillary Cooper’s confidence to drive on the open road.

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