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Young People Supported to Live Healthy Lives

Supporting our young people’s health so they can thrive at school and in the community is a focus for this Government. More children are being immunised and receiving health checks...


October Newspapers

As I celebrate my first anniversary as MP for Taranaki-King Country and reflect over the past 12 months I am wowed by the amazing people, organisations and businesses I have...


Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Oceans cover almost three quarters of the world’s surface. We all need do our bit to look after them, and to preserve them. Pollution and over-fishing are placing increased pressure...


Raglan mountain bike project to receive tourism funding

Local MP Barbara Kuriger says Raglan’s tourism value and potential has been recognised by the Prime Minister’s tourism funding announcement in a local mountain bike project. “The project is one...


Local MP encourages earthquake preparedness

National MP for Taranaki – King, Country Barbara Kuriger, is encouraging locals to participate in ShakeOut 2015. “ShakeOut is a Civil Defence initiative designed to help kiwis prepare for an...


Taranaki Afforestation Grants Scheme applicants announced

Barbara Kuriger is pleased to hear 419 hectares of new forest will be planted in the Taranaki region thanks to the first round of funding through the Government’s Afforestation Grants...


September Newspapers

The level of family violence across New Zealand is simply unacceptable and has no boundaries. It does not care whether you are rich or poor, what area you come from,...


Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill - First reading - Part 6


Taranaki-King Country to make the call on Easter Sunday shop trading laws

Local communities, through their local councils, will get the chance to decide whether retailers can open on Easter Sunday under a proposed law change announced Monday 24 August. “The law...


Estimates Debate - Primary Sector - Part 11