Waitaki news

Thu 18 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was hopeful the appointment of commissioners to replace the Southern District Health Board would signal a new way of thinking for rural health in North Otago.

Thu 18 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was hopeful the appointment of commissioners to replace the Southern District Health Board would signal a new way of thinking for rural health in Central Otago.

Thu 18 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said the results of a new survey focusing on the needs of Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture sectors was a major step forward in future-proofing these industries for the economic benefit of the region.

Mon 15 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she believed the formation of a formal stakeholder management group to address lake weed issues in Lake Dunstan was a breakthrough.

“The move to rid Lake Dunstan of Lagarosiphon is being spear-headed by Land Information New Zealand in conjunction with local support.

Mon 15 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean is welcoming a cash injection to boost mental health initiatives that target rural communities.

Thu 11 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean wants foreign driver initiatives extended though to cover the Mackenzie District and later, all the South island.
 

Wed 10 Jun 2015
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Budget 2015 includes a $790 million package to reduce hardship among children in New Zealand’s poorest families, as the next step in the Government’s commitment to address the long-term drivers of deprivation. 

Wed 10 Jun 2015
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New Zealand youth award, winner, Emma Paton of Oamaru, has been presented with her award at a function in Parliament.

Tue 9 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was concerned to hear that the future of the Brass Monkey Rally was uncertain.

“The Brass Monkey Rally is such an iconic event in Central Otago it would be disappointing to see it disappear.

Tue 9 Jun 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said faster breath-testing devices would be beneficial to rural police and keep people safer on the roads around Central Otago.