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Nelson Matters - 20 Feb

Bill English’s decision to call it a day on politics is a loss for National and New Zealand. I rate him as the most effective Parliamentarian of my generation. He...


Nelson Matters - February 2018

Job stats out this week show how well Nelson and New Zealand is doing. We have record numbers of people in employment, growing businesses and incomes increasing at twice the...


Nelson Matters - 6 February

Nelson Matters Column 6 Feb 2018 Four serious accidents on the Appleby Highway in the last month is a wake-up call on road safety. The problem is not just our...


Nelson Matters - 30 Jan

Nelson Matters Column Tue 30 Jan 2018 I thank the Weekly for this new ‘Nelson Matters’ column. It’s an opportunity to champion Nelson’s cause. It will keep Nelson readers informed...


Safety review needed of Appleby Highway

Nelson MP Dr Nick Smith has called for a safety review of State Highway 60 and associated local roads west of Richmond following the spate of serious accidents over the...