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Nelson Matters - 10 July 2019

Everyone is affected by cancer. Someone is diagnosed with cancer on average every day and someone dies from cancer every second day in our Nelson/Tasman region.  Amazing progress has been...


Nelson Matters - 5 July 2019

HIGHWAY ROBBERY Petrol taxes are up another 4 cents per litre this week. This is Labour’s third tax hike in 18 months and another is promised next July. Taxes and...


Stoke KiwiBank/Postshop Petition Presented

Nelson M.P. Nick Smith welcomed the presentation of the petition opposing the closure of Stoke Kiwibank and Postshop to Parliament’s Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select Committee on Thursday. “This...


Nelson Matters - 26 June 2019

The new law I passed in 2016 requiring all rental properties to be insulated takes effect this week. It is estimated that it will make 180,000 homes nationwide and 3,000...


Government Polytechnic Paper Horrifies MP

Nelson MP Nick Smith is shocked by the detail of a leaked Cabinet paper to be considered on Monday and its implications for the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. “This...