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Chat with Matt - July 2018

July 2018 Great news for Belfast and Casebrook residents was the announcement that due to the overwhelming response the 107 and 108 bus routes are not being axed. Constituents met...


Chat with Matt - June 2018

June 2018 I enjoyed connecting with Northwood’s business people recently when I spoke at a business breakfast around our current economic climate and where people think things could be done...


Chat with Matt - May 2018

May 2018 Attending the opening of the expanded Tuhauora – Christchurch Central Service last month cemented for me the success of this valuable initiative. The mental health and addiction services...


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...