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Nelson Matters - 10 April 2019

This week I voted on Nelson’s behalf for tighter gun laws. It has triggered the wrath from some gun enthusiasts. I have no regrets. It is the right response to...


Trust Formed to Expand Snowden's Bush

A new Trust has been incorporated to raise money to expand the Snowden Bush Reserve in Brightwater, Nelson MP Nick Smith announced today. “The Snowden Bush Trust is needed to...


Nelson Matters - 27 March 2019

Race Unity Day on Sunday was special. I have been attending the annual event in Victory Square for 20 years but never was it more poignant. I never thought New...


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...