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Waimak MP welcomes pay increase for healthcare workers

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed a $2 billion package that will deliver a pay rise to local employees working in the lowest paid sector of the healthcare industry. “With...


In the Electorate

Thank you to everyone who supported my petition for a third lane southbound over the Waimak Bridge. On Friday I presented the petition to the Greater Christchurch Urban Development...


MP welcomes more police staff for Canterbury

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed 70 more police staff for Canterbury. “Waimakariri electorate, like Canterbury, has seen considerable population growth, which reflects the increased numbers of police officers. With...


We need to do better this Easter, MP says

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has launched his 2017 Easter Road Safety campaign with a strong message that motorists need to do better this year. “Last year, there were four fatal...


Chat with Matt

Despite the rain, my wife Viki and I managed to complete the North Canterbury Relay for Life, walking through the night to raise money for the Cancer Society. With my father-in-law,...


Waimak MP delighted recommendations show voices heard for third lane southbound

Waimak MP Matt Doocey is delighted the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee (UDSIC) has recommended construction of a third lane southbound over the Waimak Bridge, subject to conditions,...


Waimak MP backs North Canterbury’s rescue cats

North Canterbury’s rescue cats have a new champion in their local MP. Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has signed up to Cat Care’s Kitten Coffee Club and is challenging others to...


Growth statistics show region on track

Latest Statistics New Zealand figures showing a growth in Canterbury’s economy of 31.9 percent over the past five years confirm we are doing well as a region, Waimakariri MP Matt...


Breakfast club banters with Finance Minister ahead of Budget

An early morning breakfast club in Northwood enjoyed a lively debate with Finance Minister Steven Joyce ahead of Budget 17. Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey said bringing relevant ministers into the...


In the Electorate

Over 500 signatures in the first week for my petition indicates many of our commuters support the idea of a third lane southbound over the Waimak Bridge. A third lane...