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Nelson Matters - 20 March 2019

Shock and grief has swept over our community and country from last Fridays atrocity in Christchurch. The loss of 50 innocent lives including children as young as three is horrific...


Nelson Matters - Drought and Fire

Nelson’s summer of fires and drought is hopefully at an end with this week’s rain. Three issues deserve comment in the aftermath. Firstly, my anger at those arrested for arson...


Government Must Front on Fire Break Damage

The Government must front up and properly fund the damage to private property caused by the fire breaks constructed last month to contain the Pigeon Valley fire, says Nelson MP...


Nelson Matters - 6 March 2019

I have never experienced such an angry response from Nelsonians to a Government proposal as I have over the past week to Labour’s Capital Gains Tax (CGT). People from all...


Nelson Matters - Capital Gains Tax

Nelsonians need to know how they will be impacted by the Government’s Capital Gains Tax (CGT) now Labour’s former Finance Minister Michael Cullen’s detailed proposal is out. It will start...