News

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Local is best, Small Business Minister and Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean reckons when it comes to decisions around Easter trading.

“I think the changes around the Shop Trading laws which allow councils to make a local decision which suits their community’s needs has worked very well this year.

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was confident young people around Otago would benefit from increased funding for the TeenAg youth programme.

Mon 20 Feb 2017

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says wine tourism is an exciting new growth area in Central Otago, providing yet another attraction to encourage visitors to the area.

Mon 20 Feb 2017

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says news that  NASA will return to Wanaka later this year reflects the significant work of the local community in supporting the project.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says it’s great to see Central Otago’s cycle ways continuing to attract Government funding for maintenance and upkeep.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says it’s likely to be a golden week for tourism operators around the Otago region as Chinese tourists flood into the area for Chinese New Year celebrations.