Waitaki news

Mon 30 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she encouraged councils around Otago to consider applying for funding under the 2015 Youth Development Partnership Fund.

“Councils can apply for a share of $889,000 in funding to help them work with young people in projects that are good for them and for the community.

Mon 30 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she congratulated the entrants at the weekend’s Otago-Southland Dairy Industry Awards.

“This event is a wonderful showcase of the talent which the sector has. It’s also a great example that anyone who is motivated and prepared to work hard can achieve success in the dairy industry.

Thu 26 Mar 2015
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The Oamaru District Court has achieved a 34.5 per cent reduction in the time it takes to deal with criminal cases but Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean would rather see the district with a permanent courthouse.

Thu 26 Mar 2015
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Examples of loopy and frustrating bureaucracy have come up time and again during the Government's Rules Reduction Taskforce meetings presently being held throughout the country.

Mon 23 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said retailers in small towns around New Zealand would benefit from the proposed introduction of GST for online purchases.

“New Zealand consumers are increasingly shopping globally, with an estimated 10 percent of all sales now made online.

Sun 22 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP and Rules Reduction Taskforce co-chair Jacqui Dean said regulations around strengthening earthquake-prone buildings could be having an effect on some cities and towns.

Fri 20 Mar 2015
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Jacqui Dean, MP for Waitaki, has welcomed the Government's ECAN review calling it a good model for regional governance.

Fri 20 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was working to ensure Vanuatuan orchard workers in Central Otago received the support and assistance that they needed in the wake of cyclone Pam.

Wed 18 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean yesterday complimented the country's rental vehicle industry's move  to establish a Code of Best Practice to educate visiting drivers.

Tue 17 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she would like to see Government support for rental companies as they work together on a code of best practice to educate tourist drivers.

“I’m delighted that rental car companies have initiated this action, their support in helping improve safety on our roads is crucial.