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Helping others improves wellbeing, says Waimakariri MP

Helping others improves emotional wellbeing and is good for your mental health, says Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey. Doocey, who has a background in mental health, said Mental Health Awareness Week...


In Touch with Matt Doocey

Joining Waimakariri residents to mark the fifth anniversary of the 4 September earthquake, I was struck by the progress we have made as a community. It’s been a year of...


Waimakariri MP urges Waimakariri residents to register for ShakeOut

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is urging Waimakariri residents to practise how to Drop, Cover and Hold ahead of New Zealand’s national earthquake drill on Thursday October 15 at 9.15am. Doocey...


Doocey's Download - August 2015

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...


In the Electorate

Young people in Waimakariri electorate have only one more week to get their applications in to become Waimakariri’s next Youth MP. I realised I wanted to get into politics while...


Waimakariri MP looks back one year on

In politics it’s the actions that count, says Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey, who this week looks back on his first year in Parliament. “It's fair to say there are a...


Waimakariri MP urges young social entrepreneurs to apply for funding

Waimakariri youth with smart ideas that could have a positive social or environmental impact can apply for funding to take their ideas to the next level, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey...


Five years on - a time to look back and reflect on our journey

Five years ago, Waimakariri residents woke to find their world had changed. No one could have realised the enormity of that change or foreseen the journey that would have to...


In the Electorate

Parliament has wrapped up for the year and like many I’m looking forward to spending some time with family and friends over the Christmas break. I always find the end...