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Tamaki Newsletter Update—COVID-19

Hello everyone We are currently living in an extraordinary time. The rapid spread of COVID-19—often known as coronavirus—has been unprecedented, affecting every aspect of our lives. Even in New Zealand,...


Tamaki Newsletter - March 2020

With Parliament well underway, I have been back to splitting my time between Wellington and Auckland. While it has been a busy time, it has also been very interesting, with...


Tamaki Newsletter - February 2020

As I wrote in my last newsletter, no election date had been set.  A few hours after sending, the Prime Minister finally provided us a date—Saturday 19 September.  It is...


Tamaki Newsletter - January 2020

May I wish you a very Happy New Year. I trust it has been a good and relaxing summer break. With the year now well underway, I thought I would...


Tamaki Newsletter - December/Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, here's my latest and last newsletter for 2019.  Being the ‘silly season’, the last few weeks have been particularly busy both here in Tamaki...


Tamaki Newsletter Update - November 2019

It has been great to be back home in the electorate over the last week. Being a recess, it is a nice change after weeks considering and discussing terrorism down...


Tamaki Newsletter - November 2019

There’s been a fair bit happening lately, including debate around our social services discussion document, a new terrorism suppression bill in my select committee, and not least a range of...


Tamaki Newsletter - October 2019

It has been a few weeks since I last wrote with so much going on around our electorate but also in Wellington. I have to say, I am very pleased...


Tamaki Newsletter - September 2019

Around Tamaki The last days of winter here took their toll.  You may recall the particularly fierce storm a few weeks ago.  In St Heliers, two residents’ houses were severely...


Tamaki Newsletter - August 2019

  Around Tamaki Once again, I was pleased to attend the annual “Science Roadshow”, this time at Meadowbank School.  As always, the Roadshow was a professional, enjoyable, and educational event. ...