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Nelson Matters - Another wave of strike action

The wave of strike action this year is doing Nelson and New Zealand no good. It has disrupted exports from our port, patients getting operations and children getting an education....


Nelson Matters - Soft Approach to Drugs Dangerous

The Government’s decision to grant permanent residency to Czech national Karel Sroubek is unfair to the thousands of honest people wanting to make New Zealand their home. It also highlights...


Nelson Matters - Compelling Case for Waimea Dam

MP’s from around New Zealand were in Richmond last week for the Select Committee hearings to consider 137 submissions on the bill I am sponsoring for the Tasman District Council...


Nelson Matters - Reopening of The Boathouse

The reopening of “The Boathouse” on Wakefield Quay last Friday came at the end of a toxic week in Parliament. It reminded me of so much that is good in...


New Youth MP for Nelson

Nelson MP Nick Smith has selected 16-year-old Esther Walters, a student at Nelson College for Girls, as his representative at Youth Parliament 2019. Esther will be one of 120 Youth...