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Conservation week a great opportunity to get involved

Locals have a great opportunity to contribute to local conservation initiatives and help protect Waipa’s natural environment, says local MP Barbara Kuriger. “Conservation week starts on Saturday and enables children,...


September Newsletters

Spring has finally arrived which means a very busy time for our farmers who will be busy calving or lambing. I am also pleased to see that the global dairy...


MP welcomes completion of State Highway 37 safety improvements

Local MP Barbara Kuriger welcomes the completion of the safety improvements to State Highway 37 in Waitomo. “It was fantastic to be in Waitomo this morning with Transport Minister Simon...


MP backs announcement of COOL for rural communities

Local MP Barbara Kuriger welcomes the news of a new educational proposal regarding the establishment of Communities of Online Learning (COOLs) as part of the update to the Education Act....


New regional tourism funding available

The tourism industries of Taranaki and King Country could benefit from Government funding that boosts regional tourism businesses and infrastructure, says Taranaki-King Country MP Barbara Kuriger. “$4 million from the...


More students achieving in Taranaki-King Country

Local MP Barbara Kuriger says that more of our kids in Taranaki-King Country enrolled in early childhood education and gaining NCEA Level 2 is something parents will be very happy...


Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Act Repeal Bill - Committee Stage - Part 3


August Newsletters

I recently decided to see how many businesses in the Taranaki-King Country electorate offered the SuperGold card discount and was extremely pleased to see the volume of businesses that do....


Loopy rules on their way out

Imagine being an owner of a bus depot with no walls who is forced to install four exit signs, just in case people can't find their way out if there...


Government adopts goal of predator free NZ

Local conservation projects could be in for a major boost with the launch of Predator Free NZ 2050, says local MP Barbara Kuriger. This week the Government announced an initial...