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Manuherikia Water Project funding welcome

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says she welcomes funding for pre-feasibility work on the Manuherikia Water Project saying it will boost the project and benefit farmers in the area. “Crown Irrigation...


Alexandra space centre progressing

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says Alexandra’s Centre for Space Science Technology is making great progress, six months after the Government announced it as the country’s second regional research institute. “The...


Winter Games set to warm up Central Otago

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said the world was on its way to Central Otago, with the fifth biennial Audi quattro Winter Games NZ set to open in less than four...


Lions tour boosts visitor spending

We might not have got the rugby results that we wanted with the recent Lions tour, but Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says the visit was still a bonanza for the...


Matukituki Volunteers deserve recognition

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says the Matukituki Trust volunteers, of Wanaka, should be congratulated on the great pest eradication work they have achieved in the Mt Aspiring National Park. “These...


Dean - Easter Trading conversation important for Waitaki

Waitaki MP and Small Business Minister Jacqui Dean says she is pleased that the Waitaki District Council is moving forward with a policy around Easter Sunday Trading. “It’s...


Wilding Pine control work boosted in Central

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said it was positive that another Central Otago area affected by wilding pines would be targeted as the Government reinforced its commitment to control the...


Dean congratulates rescue workers

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says she wants to congratulate the hundreds of rescue workers and volunteers who battled over the weekend to assist  people around Otago affected by torrential rain and...


Jacqui Dean ready for the election

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says it's game on for this year's election. "Just after midnight on Saturday night - July 22, in the pouring rain, my staffers and I put...


Central Otago cycle trails attract more funding

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says it’s great that Central Otago’s cycle trails continue to attract Government funding for maintenance and upkeep. “The Government has just announced $528,000 in funding for...