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Waimak MP disappointed by funding refusal for rural health

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is disappointed by Government’s refusal to fund the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand and says the decision leaves rural communities out in the cold. “The...


Government’s announcement gives urgency to petition, Waimak MP says

Government’s announcement on spending cuts for state highways gives urgency to his petition to save the Belfast to Pegasus motorway extension, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says. Government has this week...


Chat with Matt - April 2018

April 2018 Government’s announcement last week of its plans to cut spending on state highways and for greater funding for Auckland public transport proposals has given urgency to my petition...


NZTA Feedback - December 2018

As we near the start of the summer break, I am meeting with residents who are urging me to keep fighting for the four-lane continuous motorway from Belfast to Pegasus...


Community discussion will help to break stigma, says MP

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says a community discussion being held this month on residents’ shared experiences around mental health will help to break the stigma of asking for help. The...


Chat with Matt - March 2018

March 2018 It was with a sense of homage to those who lost loved ones on 22 February 2011 that I stood with our Canterbury MPs at the public memorial...


Chat with Matt - February 2018

February 2018 Signs for my petition to support the Christchurch Northern motorway extension from Belfast to Pegasus have gone up around the electorate. Last year, National committed to the next...


Waimak MP backs petition to save motorway project

MP for Waimakariri Matt Doocey says the Christchurch Northern Motorway from Belfast to Pegasus should not be put at risk while the Government attempts to divert billions of dollars to...


Newsletter December 2017

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Thank you Northern Christchurch for your huge support and endorsement. I was honoured by an electorate majority increase from 2,500 in 2014 to over 10,000 in 2017 that tells me...