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New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Southern DHB) Elections Bill - First reading - Part 5


Delivering better broadband for Te Awamutu

No matter where you live, learn, or work being connected to the internet is a must have in 2015. Communicating with family, accessing high-quality medical information, or connecting your business...


Barbara Kuriger praises local schools for working together for kids

There are now 1217 local students at eight Inglewood schools forming the Inglewood Community of Learning. “This means local kids in Taranaki will benefit from shared teaching practices and expertise,...


MP encourages applications for the 2016 PM’s Education Excellence Awards

“Our education professionals work hard every day for our children, and they deserve to be publicly recognised and encouraged for their contribution,” Barbara Kuriger said. “I want to see our...


Radiation Safety Bill - Second reading - Part 5


November Newspapers

Over the past months I have been attending meetings up and down the Taranaki-King Country electorate. The legislative changes that come into effect on the 4th April 2016 under the...


Get out and about for Conservation Week

Conservation Week kicks off on Monday, and this year it’s going down a different track. The theme is Healthy Nature Healthy People. It’s all about the connection between human health...


New plan to tackle childhood obesity

Being overweight or obese is expected to overtake tobacco as the leading preventable health risk in New Zealand within the next 12 months. That’s why tackling obesity is a priority...


Outstanding local student teacher wins Kupe Scholarship

Local student teacher Vianni Ward was awarded a Kupe Scholarship at a ceremony in Wellington on Tuesday. “We want to inspire and support talented people into the teaching profession.  Kupe...


Local MP encourages locals to lookout for Maui Dolphin

During the month of October the Department of Conservation (DOC) is calling on the public for their support in ‘Finding Maui’ – New Zealand’s own take on Finding Nemo.“The Maui...