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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 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.


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.


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....


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.


Day begins the right way with KickStart Breakfast

Day begins the right way with KickStart Breakfast Breakfast is served for students at 38 schools in the Taranaki district as the KickStart Breakfast programme helps to give students the...


Local MP welcomes Government investment aimed at women in the primary sector

Barbara Kuriger, MP for Taranaki – King Country, and the inaugural Dairy Women of the Year (2012) today welcomes news of Government investment into the Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT). “I...


$5.5m available for new tourism infrastructure

Barbara Kuriger, MP for Taranaki – King Country, welcomes the opportunity for extra funding for tourism infrastructure in our region. “Tourism is now a $14.5 billion export earner for New...


New opportunities in agriculture sector

Barbara Kuriger, MP for Taranaki-King Country, NZ Young Farmer Alumni and former Board member is delighted to hear that TeenAg, an agricultural youth programme run by New Zealand Young Farmers,...


March Newsletters

I was delighted when I received an invitation from Sir David Fagan early last year to attend the recently held International Shearing Championships in Invercargill. I have watched with interest...