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Quarry meeting to bring together community and stakeholders, says Waimak MP

February 22, 2021 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he has been asked to chair a public meeting tomorrow to provide residents and representatives from the Waimakariri District Council, Environment Canterbury, Taggart Earthmoving Ltd and the Canterbury Jockey Club and Rangiora Harness Club an opportunity to discuss the proposed quarry at Rangiora Racecourse.

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History in the making, says Waimak MP

January 21, 2021 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says moving his Kaiapoi office from 156B Williams Street to new premises feels like history in the making.


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Waimak MP acknowledges community’s efforts in after-hours sign-off

November 27, 2020 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says the official sign-off of the seven day, family health centre is a win for the community.

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“Notorious” road validates community fight for four-lane motorway, says MP

November 19, 2020 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says NZTA’s announcement on SH1validates the community’s fight for the four-lane Belfast to Pegasus motorway extension, including the Woodend Bypass.

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32 Street Corner meetings for Waimakariri electorate

August 11, 2020 Share

I invite you to come along and meet me at one of my 32 street corner meetings to have a chat.


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Waimak MP welcomes new health role

July 17, 2020 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he is delighted to be selected as National’s Associate Spokesperson for Health in this week’s party reshuffle, while retaining his Mental Health Spokesperson and Junior Whip roles.

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Waimak MP and business leaders launch job summit to assist community’s recovery

July 07, 2020 Share

Local business leaders joined Waimakarri MP Matt Doocey on Friday to launch the Waimakariri Job Summit with a focus on saving jobs and creating new ones during the Covid-19 economic downturn.

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Community relief at withdrawal of application is “huge”, says Waimak MP

June 22, 2020 Share

The withdrawal of a consent application to store 40,000 waste bales on a site in Belfast is a win for the community, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.

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Residents to stay updated via live link following public meeting, says Waimak MP

May 12, 2020 Share

Northern Christchurch residents will now be able to stay updated, via a live link, to the process of an application by Renew Energy Limited to store 40,000 bales of waste in Belfast, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.

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Waimak MP calls for calm as GPs wait for vaccines

April 02, 2020 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is asking residents to support their local GPs after receiving appeals for help from staff in a local GP practice.

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