Waitaki news

Sun 22 Feb 2015
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Parliamentary Private Secretary to Tourism and Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said promoting Chinese tourism was a priority for the Government, as increasing numbers flooded into Central Otago and Wanaka for the Chinese New Year.

Sun 22 Feb 2015
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Rules Reduction Taskforce co-chairwoman and Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she welcomed the support of the Otago Chamber of Commerce and the Otago-Southland Employers Association as the Government works towards cutting rules and red tape.

Tue 17 Feb 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says one year on it’s clear the threat of taking away people’s ability to drive is proving an effective enforcement tool for overdue fines.

Mon 16 Feb 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was aware of concerns about the amount of lagarosiphon weed in Lake Dunstan.

Sun 15 Feb 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said plans to align Otago and Southland’s transport strategy was a stellar idea which would give the two provinces a stronger voice in Wellington.

Thu 12 Feb 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.