I am delighted to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Auckland Central. I want to acknowledge the other candidates who stood for the seat, who all campaigned hard. Thank you to the volunteers to helped out in some way on the campaign – over 100 of you.
Most of all, thank you to the people of Auckland Central. I understand the responsibility and privilege that comes with being your MP, and I look forward to serving you for the next three years.
Despite having travelled and lived overseas, I believe Auckland is the best city in the world. Having lived more than half my life in Auckland I’ve seen some progress but also a lack of coordinated planning, and I’m acutely aware … Continue reading
The $340 million Victoria Park Tunnel in Auckland Central is one of the many key infrastructure investments National has delivered for Auckland. It addresses the last major bottleneck on the central motorway network between the Auckland Harbour Bridge and Newmarket … Continue reading
A big congratulations to the Paddle for Hope team who organised a fantastic event. We had a great day out on the water in Wynyard Quarter and it was nice to be able to raise a bit of money for … Continue reading
Wynyard Quarter is one of the great areas of progress under the new Auckland Council. Today’s announcement, made jointly by Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp and Auckland Mayor Len Brown, is another exciting step for the area—and a great example of … Continue reading
One of the reasons people tell me they like our Prime Minister John Key, is his ability to work through tough decisions in a calm, positive and fair way. I remember vividly the caucus when Bill English put up the … Continue reading
With countries around the world grappling with ageing populations and the rise of the cost of health care, it has never been more important for New Zealanders to get value for money out of our health system. Over the next … Continue reading