News

Thu 12 Feb 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said today's official declaration of a drought in the Central and North Otago regions would be a boost to farmer morale.

Wed 11 Feb 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said the Government was committed to working alongside various rural agencies and support groups as the fight to reduce rural suicide continued.

Thu 29 Jan 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was delighted Government changes to work visa rules were helping to ease labour shortages in Central Otago.

“I’m pleased that the Government has been able to facilitate this initiative, which clearly provides a positive solution to a local issue here in our region.

Mon 26 Jan 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said while she did not condone the actions of a driver who removed the keys from another driver during a recent incident at the Lindis Pass, she felt it reflected a growing lack of tolerance for unsafe driving on this country’s roads.

Wed 17 Dec 2014
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said good numbers of horticultural workers in Central Otago this season was positive and reflected Government plans to support the sector.

“Much of the expansion that’s planned for the fruit growing sector in the region hinges on staff availability.

Tue 16 Dec 2014
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was impressed that the Central Otago District Council had hired its first female chief executive.

“I have long advocated for greater representation of women in senior management positions and it’s wonderful to see this happening in our region.