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Nelson Matters - 15 May 2019

Nelson’s emergency services described the New Year’s Eve 2017 road smash in Appleby that killed 23-year-old Matthew Dow as the worst they had ever seen. The offending driver was high...


Nelson Matters - 8 May 2019

I am a staunch opponent of recreational drugs. I have personally witnessed hundreds of lives ruined by drugs from my school and university days through to my community and constituency...


Battle for Nelson's Regional Commissioner Won

Nelson MP Nick Smith has welcomed the Government’s U-turn on providing the region with its own Regional Commissioner for the Ministry of Social Development after last year’s decision to end...


Nelson Matters - 1 May 2019

The official opening of the Nelson Tasman Hospice in Suffolk Road in Stoke this Thursday is a tremendous achievement for the region. We owe huge thanks to the thousands of...


Nelson Matters - 17 April 2019

Euthanasia is a difficult subject that Nelsonians have strong opposing views on. I have been grappling with the issue over the last year as one of eight parliamentarians on the...