News

Thu 23 Jul 2015
| Columns

Recent headlines detailing the sharp drop in milk prices is undoubtedly causing concern. But this is not a weight confined to the shoulders of farmers. The dairy industry is New Zealand's largest goods exporter and plays a key role in the economy - the repercussions reach far beyond the farm gate.

Mon 13 Jul 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean believes the snow causing frustration around the region will bring positives for ski tourism. Ski fields are enjoying a busy school holiday period while a campaign targeting Australian snow sports enthusiasts is underway across the Tasman.

Tue 7 Jul 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean chose not to speak at the Oamaru Health March on Sunday 5 July. The MP was listed to speak at Sunday's rally organised by Oamaru's mayor Gary Kircher on proposed funding cuts to the Waitaki District Health Board, but early Saturday the MP said developments since had caused her to withdraw.

Tue 7 Jul 2015
| Waitaki news

The Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail and the Central Trails Trust will receive a financial boost as the Government continues to invest in maintaining trail quality. National MP Jacqui Dean said she was pleased two cycle trails within the Waitaki electorate had been given the grants as the two were both local and national assets.

Tue 7 Jul 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP and Chairperson of The New Zealand Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Jacqui Dean says nominations for the Commonwealth Youth Parliament 2015, in Darwin, are open.

Tue 7 Jul 2015
| Waitaki news

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says the Mackenzie District's tourism industry will receive a welcome boost with two Asian airlines announcing more flights into Christchurch.