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Mon 2 Nov 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said a fresh direction for the Central Otago Winegrowers Association would future proof the industry in the region.

Fri 23 Oct 2015
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Changes to Easter Sunday trading laws moved a step closer yesterday (22-10), with the introduction of a bill to Parliament enabling local communities to decide whether retailers can open, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said.

Sat 24 Oct 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was looking forward to the commissioning of a review into recreational hunting.

Wed 21 Oct 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said Central Otago's wine industry was going from strength to strength and she was excited about the potential for the sector and the region in the future.

Mon 19 Oct 2015
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Newly released figures from the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey reveals people feel safer in their communities as personal and household crime has reduced. The number of crimes being committed is down 30 per cent over the past five years. 

Mon 19 Oct 2015
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Waitaki MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary for Tourism Jacqui Dean has just returned from Korea where she was able to promote this country’s tourism assets to industry representatives from around the world.

Fri 2 Oct 2015
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Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was pleased to have supported the Trelise Cooper Wanaka fashion show which has successfully raised over $40,000 for the Upper Clutha Hospice Trust.

Thu 1 Oct 2015
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Waitaki MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary for Tourism Jacqui Dean said a newly developing Wanaka adventure tourism business would have positive benefits for the area and enhance tourism growth.

Wed 23 Sep 2015
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 Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said the relationship between Nasa and the Wanaka community was having on-going benefits with the town’s airport recently winning national recognition.

“Wanaka Airport was named BECA Regional Airport of the Year at last week’s 2015 New Zealand Airports conference.

Tue 22 Sep 2015
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The newly released Rules Reduction Task force report reveals real opportunities for both central and local government to make life easier for New Zealanders says task force co-chair, Waitaki MP, Jacqui Dean.