Waitaki news

Mon 16 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said farming communities across the South Island should take a bow in the wake of the latest regional gross domestic product (GDP) figures.

Mon 9 Mar 2015
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Government Rules Reduction Taskforce co-chair and Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she believed positive change would follow the new taskforce’s fact-finding work around the country.

Sun 8 Mar 2015
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Jacqui Dean, MP for Waitaki, wants the Mackenzie region included in the the Ministry of Transport's recently announced  fast-tracked increases in road safety measures.

Thu 5 Mar 2015
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The fast tracking of planned road safety changes designed to improve overseas visitors driving experiences has been welcomed by Jacqui Dean, MP for Waitaki.

Mrs Dean said the measures announced by Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss at Queenstown today (Mar 5) would go a long way to enhance all road user's experiences.

Thu 5 Mar 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she encouraged Southern farmers and businesses to consider contributing to the Southern Dairy Hub venture.

“DairyNZ and AgResearch having pledged $10 million, although that funding is contingent on local support, with about $2 million needed locally to get the venture off the ground.

Wed 4 Mar 2015
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Education professionals work hard every day and their contributions need to be publicly recognised and encouraged says Jacqui Dean, MP for Waitaki.

Mon 2 Mar 2015
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Last week the Government decided to deploy a non-combat military training mission to Iraq as our contribution to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Up to 143 New Zealand personnel will join the two-year mission, working behind the wire to train Iraqi Security Forces to be better able to fight ISIL.

Wed 25 Feb 2015
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Waitaki MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary for Tourism Jacqui Dean said she was concerned at the number of fatal crashes involving overseas licence holders and she really felt that the time had come for more to be done.

“There have been some horrific accidents recently and my heart goes out to the families involved.

Wed 25 Feb 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was delighted Central Otago farmers featured in the finalists of the 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb Awards.

“I’ve attended the finals of the Glammies at the Wanaka Show for many years now and it’s always something that I look forward to.

Mon 23 Feb 2015
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New Zealanders are now confronted on an almost daily basis with reports of increasing injury, non-injury and sometimes fatal motor vehicle crashes,involving tourists says Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean.