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House News - Octiber 2021

December 01, 2021 Share

Electorate Newsletter from the “House” – 20 October 2021

Well we do live in unusual times and the activities in Parliament certainly reflect that as the Speaker insists on keeping us (MPs) and staff of Parliament in a type of Level 3.5 which only he could possibly explain the reasons for – but they will certainly be all about protecting his beloved Labour Party!

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Rangitikei Matters May 2020

December 01, 2021 Share

Rangitikei Matters - 01 May 2020

New Zealand’s response to our Covid-19 Lockdown has been great and the health results are a credit to everyone.  I hope now as we progress to the new normal that we do it quickly, effectively and in a manner which allows as many New Zealanders as possible to get their lives back in order.

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Rangitikei Matters 12 April 2020

April 28, 2020 Share

As we enter the third week of the Governments COVID–19 Lockdown we are in uncharted territory for most of us, only those who lived through the Second World War will recall anything like the social restrictions we are facing in our everyday lives today.

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ANZAC Message

April 28, 2020 Share

As I write this from the comparative isolation of Ohakea, the world feels like a very different place than it was four weeks ago when we entered Level 4 Lockdown. For a start we have seemingly avoided the worst of Covid-19 and our isolation has certainly played a great role in that, as has our ability to secure our border, which many countries do not have the ability to do. There is an advantage to being a small group of islands at the bottom of the world with a very effective moat!

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