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Banking and online scams

March 26, 2024 Share

Scams are becoming more sophisticated and causing a growing number of vulnerable Kiwis significant emotional harm and financial loss. This needs to change.

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Christchurch manufacturers visit

March 14, 2024 Share

I had a big day in Christchurch yesterday, meeting with a number of small business organisations and manufacturers.

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Bringing banking back to the community

March 08, 2024 Share

In January I received a letter from the ASB Bank’s general manager of personal banking to say that after “extensive consideration” they had made the decision to permanently close the Waiuku branch.

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What will this summer bring?

February 09, 2024 Share

A very happy New Year to you all. I hope, like me, you managed to have a good break over the summer holiday season.

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Thank you Port Waikato!

December 17, 2023 Share

A massive and heartfelt thank you to those who voted in the Port Waikato by-election. Of the 18,000-plus people who voted, over 14,000 voted for me, which I find hugely humbling.

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Make sure your vote counts on 25 November

November 01, 2023 Share

On 16 October, the Governor-General formally issued the writ for the Port Waikato by-election. This is an important part of the process as it sets out the key dates leading up to the by-election on 25 November.

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An honour and a privilege

October 08, 2023 Share

The 2023 General Election is almost upon us and soon you will get to choose on 14 October who you would like to represent the Port Waikato electorate in the 54th Parliament.

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Supporting our senior New Zealanders

September 07, 2023 Share

National has always had senior citizens’ welfare at the heart of its policies.

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Watch out, potholes about!

August 07, 2023 Share

Driving around the region these days and along state highways is like playing a game of dodgeball. Avoiding the potholes has become a daily ritual.

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Rising crime a worry

July 06, 2023 Share

I have held a number of public meetings across the electorate in the last few months and at every one of them, the issue of rising crime has come up.

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