Wed 26 Apr 2017
| Columns

Anzac Day this week was a chance for us to reflect on the effects of wars that touched the lives of every New Zealand family. We also honour our veterans’ contribution to the peace, freedom, and security our country enjoys today.

Wed 19 Apr 2017
| Columns

As everyone is enjoying the new Kapiti Expressway thoughts are already turning to the next stages of roading improvements coming all the way North to Foxton.

Wed 12 Apr 2017
| Columns

As I catch up with people in Kapiti and Horowhenua they often tell me that planning rules are just too bureaucratic.

Wed 5 Apr 2017
| Columns

The first of April every year sees a range of Government policies updated that will have a positive impact on many Horowhenua and Kapiti residents.

This year many of the changes have a focus on protecting children, young people, families and senior citizens.

Wed 29 Mar 2017
| Columns

I'm delighted that NZTA has announced they are now exploring a dedicated Peka Peka to Otaki cycleway.

They have been responsive to feedback from many locals who want a new cycleway to connect with the Mackays to Peka Peka section that has proved so popular since it opened last month.

Wed 22 Mar 2017
| Columns

We are lucky to have great local Fire Brigades here in Kapiti and Horowhenua. Recently I was honoured to attend two Gold Star presentations to recognise the long-service of local fire officers in our community.