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National backing the King Country

National’s six-point regional plan released this week shows our commitment to work with regional communities to grow jobs and incomes and tackle challenges, says Barbara Kuriger, National MP and candidate...


Double crewing for road ambulances on track

Work is well underway towards double crewing all emergency road ambulances by 2021, with services in Te Awamutu on track to be double crewed in the coming months, National MP...


More broadband coverage on way for Waipa and King Country

The National-led Government has announced Ultra-Fast Broadband will be extended to a further 23 towns and 11 fringe areas in the Waikato region, providing 12,500 households and businesses with access...


Kuriger calls on Labour to rule out petrol tax

National MP and candidate Barbara Kuriger is calling on Labour's Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson to rule out a regional fuel tax hike for King Country and Taranaki communities. "I know...


Local MP disappointed at Labour’s water tax

National MP and candidate Barbara Kuriger has expressed disappointment at Labour’s proposed policy to tax water use by New Zealand communities. “The Labour Party’s water tax would hit our regional...


SH3 Safety and Resilience plans given Green Light

Local Taranaki MPs Barbara Kuriger and Jonathan Young welcome the green light announcement today for a two-bridge bypass on State Highway 3 of Awakino Tunnel.


Round the clock coverage to prevent crime in Stratford

The increase of staffing in Stratford to guarantee a 24/7 patrolling police presence is welcome news for Taranaki, say local MPs Barbara Kuriger and Chester Borrows.


Round the clock coverage to prevent crime in Te Kuiti

The increase of staffing in Te Kuiti to guarantee a 24/7 patrolling police presence is welcome news for the King Country, says local MP Barbara Kuriger.


Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako gaining momentum in the King Country

New figures show we now have 11 Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako in the Taranaki-King Country electorate, with 41 schools and five ECE providers involved.


New Zealand Youth Awards 2017

Barbara Kuriger, MP for Taranaki-King Country, is delighted to see such an impressive array of young people receiving recognition for their enterprise and ingenuity at the 2017 NZ Youth Awards....