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Mental health funding boost welcome news

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed Government’s announcement of an extra $224 million over four years for mental health services. “Last year as Deputy Chair of the Social Services Select...


Government budget to boost schools and early education by $1.5b

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says Government’s boost to education funding is a significant investment in the future of Waimak children. “Budget 17 is directly benefitting our community by providing our...


Government’s Family Incomes Package delivers value to Waimak families, MP says

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says Government’s Family Incomes Package delivers real value to Waimak families. “Our families are directly benefiting in Budget 17 from our strong economy and wage growth....


Return of Kaiapoi Domain a milestone in community’s regeneration Waimakariri news

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says the handover of the Kaiapoi Domain is one of the last milestones in the community’s regeneration. “In my role as MP I hear from a...


MP welcomes opening of Rangiora High’s $14.9 million redevelopment

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey joined staff and students at Rangiora High School on Tuesday in celebrating the opening of the school’s new $14.9 million modern learning environment by Associate Minister...


KiwiSaver HomeStart putting local residents into their own homes, MP says

Government’s KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme is putting more Waimakariri residents into their own homes, MP Matt Doocey says. In the past year from April 2016 to March 2017, 315 HomeStart grants...


In the Electorate

It was good to see so many of our young people attending last week’s Anzac Day commemorations. This included our Squadron 88 youth cadets who presented an impressive and well-disciplined...


Return of cruise ships benefits North Canterbury operators, says MP

The return of cruise ships to Lyttelton will directly benefit North Canterbury tourism operators, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says. Doocey said he and Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith had advocated for...


National’s new whips announced

Prime Minister Bill English has announced the election of National’s new whips following the National Party Caucus this morning. Mr English says the new senior whip will be Botany MP...


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