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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...


Local MPs delighted to see Taranaki continue to reap the benefits of tourism growth

Local MPs Hon Chester Borrows, Barbara Kuriger, and Jonathan Young welcome the growth of tourism spending in the Taranaki region. “We have seen an increase in spending for the year...


Local MP delighted the Fruit in Schools programme continues in our local schools

Barbara Kuriger, MP for Taranaki – King Country, welcomes the Fruit in Schools programme supplying quality produce to students in over 500 schools in New Zealand this year. “Healthy eating...


MP welcomes extra investment in Police

Waipa and Waitomo Districts will benefit from a significant Government investment in police and the wider justice sector to reduce crime and keep our communities safe, says local MP Barbara...


February Newsletters

Life is beginning to return back to normal for many of us after the Christmas Break, and I hope you had time to relax with family and friends. 2017 has...


Local MPs welcome UFB expansion in Taranaki

Local MPs welcome UFB expansion in Taranaki Taranaki MPs Hon Chester Borrows, Barbara Kuriger, and Jonathan Young have today welcomed news of phase two of the Government’s ultrafast broadband programme...