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Ellie to build workplace literacy for Waimak youth

May 19, 2021 Share

A young North Canterbury resident with a passion for youth issues wants to connect businesses with Waimak’s young people to build up their workplace literacy.

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MP to hold public forum on health in Waimakariri

May 19, 2021 Share

 Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is holding a public forum on health in Waimakariri in the Rangiora Town Hall Main Auditorium on Thursday 17 June at 6.30pm. 

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Waimak MP requests Kaiapoi be trialled as banking hub

May 04, 2021 Share

News of the closure of Westpac Bank in Kaiapoi has left some of our elderly and those with mobility issues feeling let down and vulnerable, says Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey.

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Waimakariri MP urges Minister to not renege on after-hours commitment

April 27, 2021 Share

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is urging the Minister of Health to not renege on the Canterbury District Health Board’s (CDHB) commitment to a promised seven-day integrated family health service (IFHC) that will provide after-hours healthcare to Waimakariri residents.

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Police Minister must intervene to back police dogs

April 13, 2021 Share

Labour have stated that they will not be supporting my straightforward member’s bill to increase the maximum prison term for killing a police dog from 2 years to 5 years in a move that will baffle most New Zealanders, National MP Matt Doocey says.


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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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