Changes to the Wigram Electorate boundaries

The Representation Commission has today released final boundaries for New Zealand Electorates, after a review that began following the recent census.

April 17, 2014  /  Comments Off

Labour backs Phillipstown community

This week Hekia Parata announced the merger between Phillipstown School and Woolston School would go ahead.

April 17, 2014  /  Comments Off

Club’s Day at UC & Labour’s campaign to protect student voices

At the end of February, UC students celebrated the start of a new year of education with various orientation week events.

April 17, 2014  /  Comments Off

Lack of post boxes makes life difficult for some

New subdivisions are springing up all over my electorate. It is fantastic to have new people moving in each day, but it is so important that we have good planning to make sure we are creating livable neighbourhoods.

April 16, 2014  /  Comments Off

Labour’s commitment to a Manufacturing Upgrade

When the current government came to power, manufacturing was New Zealand’s largest employer. Now, it’s the third. Since mid-2008, 42,000 manufacturing jobs have been lost (Quarterly Employment Survey).

April 16, 2014  /  Comments Off

Graffiti action day

Denton Park in Hornby is looking pretty spruce after the efforts of Helping Hands volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Saturday.

February 27, 2014  /  Comments Off

Labour commits to a Best Start package for Kiwi families

The election year began with David Cunliffe announcing Labour’s commitment to ensuring all New Zealand children have the best start possible.

January 27, 2014  /  Comments Off

Addington Traffic Update: Progress Report

One major local issue I’ve been dealing with throughout 2013 has been congestion and parking issues in and around the Addington area.

November 28, 2013  /  Comments Off